The European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA) has designated, as an orphan medicine, one of the 18 patents of the Centro de Investigación Médica Aplicada (CIMA) at the University of Navarre. This approval, achieved by the Digna Biotech biotechnological company, will facilitate the clinical development of its p144 peptide in the treatment of two symptoms of skin disease: local and systemic scleroderma.
The aim of Digna Biotech (www.dignabiotech.com) is the development of the intellectual property CIMA at the University of Navarre on pre-clinical, clinical and commercial planes.
This designation of p144 will mean a series of advantages for the clinical development that Digna Biotech is to undertake: free access to scientific advice from EMEA during the clinical phase of the design process, reduction in the taxes payable for the permission to market the product and, once authorised by the Agency, to maintain market exclusivity for a period of ten years.
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