Sanofi Suffers Second Clinical Setback For Venglustat
Fails In Rare Genetic Kidney Disease Trial
The French drugmaker has halted a pivotal trial of venglustat in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, a few months after the drug failed as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Sanofi will go back to focusing on the therapy's potential in lysosomal storage diseases.
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