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CymaBay Therapeutics Announces Seladelpar Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the FDA for the Treatment of Primary Biliary Cholangitis

NEWARK, Calif., Feb. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBAY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for seladelpar for the treatment of early stage primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) in combination with ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in adult patients with an inadequate response to UDCA, or as monotherapy in adults unable to tolerate UDCA. Seladelpar is an orally administered, potent and selective peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor delta (PPARδ) agonist currently being evaluated in a global, Phase 3 registration study, ENHANCE, for patients with PBC.
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 08:00