ERYtech Pharma Signs Licensing and Distribution Agreement With Orphan Europe for GRASPA® in Europe
Published: Nov 26, 2012
LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERYTECH Pharma, a late stage biopharmaceuticals company focused on orphan oncology and rare diseases, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Orphan Europe, part of the Recordati Group, granting Orphan Europe exclusive rights for the commercialization and distribution of GRASPA® in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in Europe. GRASPA®, L-asparaginase encapsulated into human erythrocytes, for the treatment of hematological malignancies, is in pivotal Phase II/III clinical trial for ALL and will enter a Phase IIb trial in AML in Europe. The product holds orphan designation in Europe and the US for ALL. GRASPA® is intended to satisfy the important unmet medical needs of frail cancer patients, patients suffering relapses and other patient groups for whom the current treatments are not suitable.