Sanofi Genzyme Begins Pivotal Phase 3 Trial of NeoGAA Investigational Second-Generation Therapy for Pompe Disease

In a press release, Sanofi Genzyme announced today "that the first patient has been enrolled and received an infusion in a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial named COMET for the investigational therapy neoGAA. NeoGAA is a second-generation enzyme replacement therapy being studied for the treatment of Pompe disease... COMET is a Phase 3 randomized, multi-center, multi-national, double-blinded study to compare the efficacy and safety of repeated bi-weekly infusions of neoGAA and alglucosidase alfa in treatment-naïve patients with late-onset Pompe disease... Approximately 96 patients, ages 3 and up, are expected to be enrolled in the study, which will last up to 3 years, including a 49-week blinded treatment period and a 96-week open-label treatment period."

A detailed description of the COMET clinical trial can be found on ClinicalTrials.gov (Identifier: NCT02782741): Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Enzyme Replacement Therapies neoGAA and Alglucosidase Alfa Administered Every Other Week in Patients With Late-onset Pompe Disease Who Have Not Been Previously Treated for Pompe Disease (COMET).

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