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Some recent biopharma news concerning Akari Therapeutics has AKTX stock flying high on Wednesday.Source: Shutterstock The biopharma news has to do with Akari Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKTX) getting Fast Track designation from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for one of its treatments. This allows the company to speed up testing of the drug. The designation is typically given to medicine with potential to treat illnesses that don't already have wide coverage.The Fast Track designation from the FDA is for Akari Therapeutics' nomacopan. This is the company's drug for treating HSCT-TMA. HSCT-TMA is an orphan condition with an estimated fatality rate of more than 80% in children that suffer from it. There currently isn't an approved treatment for this illness.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe positive biopharma news for AKTX stock comes after the successful treating of two patients in the U.S. with nomacopan. With these results and the FDA's approval, the company is now planning to launch a clinical trial of the treatment in the fourth quarter of 2019. * 15 Growth Stocks to Buy for the Long Haul "We see HSCT-TMA as a gateway into a range of other poorly treated orphan TMAs in both pediatric and adult patients, and are optimistic about the potential for nomacopan to offer an improved standard of care for these orphan conditions with high mortality rates," Clive Richardson, interim CEO of Akari Therapeutics, said in a statement.AKTX stock was up 32% as of Wednesday morning and is up 7% since the start of the year. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 15 Growth Stocks to Buy for the Long Haul * 5 More Cloud Stocks With Plenty of Potential * 5 Clean Energy ETFs to Buy for 2019 As of this writing, William White did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.The post Biopharma News: Why Akari Therapeutics (AKTX) Stock Is Soaring Today appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Shares of Akari Therapeutics PLC rocketed 61% to pace all premarket gainers in very active trading Wednesday, after the biopharmaceutical company said its treatment (nomacopan) of stem-cell transplant associated thrombotic microangiopathy (HSCT-TMA) in pediatric patients was granted "Fast Track" designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Trading volume swelled to 1.7 million shares, compared with the full-day average of about 96,000 shares. A Fast Track designation helps facilitate the development and expedite the review of new drugs for the treatment of serious or life-threatening conditions that address unmet medical needs. ""Fast Track designation provides our HSCT-TMA clinical program a pathway for an expedited approval for nomacopan, and we plan to commence a pivotal trial in the fourth quarter of 2019," said Chief Executive Clive Richardson. The stock has tumbled 42% over the past three months, while the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF has gained 2.9% and the S&P 500 has tacked on 3.2%.
Anyone researching Akari Therapeutics, Plc (NASDAQ:AKTX) might want to consider the historical volatility of the share...
The FDA accepts Alexion's (ALXN) sBLA for Ultomiris under priority review for treating atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome to inhibit complement-mediated thrombotic microangiopathy. Shares increase.
Akari (AKTX) presents favorable safety data from part A of an early-stage study on nomacopan for treating moderate to severe atopic keratoconjunctivitis. Shares appreciate.
Akari announced positive results for Part A of a Phase 1/2 study dubbed TRACKER that evaluated the safety and efficacy of its topical nomacopan in moderate to severe atopic keratoconjunctivitis. The secondary objective of efficacy was assessed using a standard composite scoring system. Atopic keratoconjunctivitis is a serious corneal and eye surface disease which ultimately leads to visual impairment.
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