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BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN) Receives Positive Opinion From The CHMP In The European Union For VIMIZIM™ (Elosulfase Alfa) For Morquio A Syndrome



2/20/2014 4:17:11 PM

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SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq:BMRN) announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion for the company's Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for VIMIZIMâ„¢ (elosulfase alfa) for the treatment of Morquio A syndrome, also called Mucopolysaccharidosis Type IVA (MPS IVA). The CHMP's recommendation is now referred to the European Commission (EC). If approved by the EC, BioMarin would receive marketing authorization for VIMIZIM in all EU Member States. The EC is expected to render a final decision for VIMIZIM in the second quarter of 2014.

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