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uniQure And Medison Pharma Ltd. Sign Glybera® Distribution Agreement For Israel


5/29/2014 9:04:59 AM

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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands and PETACH TIKVA, Israel, May 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- uniQure N.V. (Nasdaq:QURE), a leader in human gene therapy, and Medison Pharma Ltd., Israel's leading international healthcare marketing group, today announced an exclusive distribution agreement under which Medison will market Glybera®, uniQure's gene therapy product for the treatment of lipoprotein lipase deficiency (LPLD), in Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Medison will also be responsible for obtaining regulatory approval for Glybera in both territories. Financial terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. Glybera is approved in the EU as a treatment for LPLD, a potentially life-threatening, orphan metabolic disease that results in patients' inability to process fat in the blood after a meal.

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