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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ALXN) Release: European Commission Grants Orphan Drug Designation To Soliris® (Eculizumab) For The Prevention Of Graft Rejection Following Solid Organ Transplantation


4/23/2014 7:40:16 AM

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CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALXN) today announced that the European Commission has granted an orphan drug designation (ODD) to SolirisĀ® (eculizumab), a first-in-class terminal complement inhibitor, for the prevention of graft rejection following solid organ transplantation. Graft rejection can cause severe injury to the transplanted organ and is a significant barrier to successful transplantation.

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