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Hyperion Therapeutics Completes Acquisition Of Andromeda Biotech


6/12/2014 7:20:13 AM

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BRISBANE, Calif., June 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:HPTX) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Andromeda Biotech Ltd. The acquisition broadens Hyperion's pipeline to include DiaPep277®, a potentially first-in-class immunotherapy for new onset Type 1 diabetes. DiaPep277 is currently being evaluated in a fully enrolled confirmatory Phase 3 clinical study in adult patients, with results anticipated in the first quarter of 2015. DiaPep277 holds Orphan Drug designation in the United States.

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