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Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (VELO) Release: Envarsus® XR Demonstrates Lower Treatment Failure Rate In African-Americans Compared To Twice-Daily Tacrolimus (Prograf®)


6/30/2014 8:06:09 AM

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Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced that once-daily Envarsus® XR (tacrolimus extended-release tablets), an investigational new drug under FDA review for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney transplant patients, demonstrated a lower treatment failure rate in African-Americans compared with twice-daily tacrolimus (Prograf®). These study data will be presented at the World Transplant Congress (WTC), July 26 to 31, in San Francisco, in a presentation entitled “Lower Treatment Failures in Blacks and Older De Novo and Stable Kidney Transplant Recipients Treated with Envarsus XR Once-Daily MeltDose Tablets vs. Twice Daily Prograf Capsules”. The presentation will occur at 6:30 pm – 8:00 PM, Sunday, July 27th, 2014. There are several additional presentations on Envarsus XR at WTC in addition to the subgroup analysis on African-American patients, which are summarized below.

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