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Last Trade - 07/05/21

Sector
Healthcare
Size
Small Cap
Market Cap £65.2m
Enterprise Value £1.49m
Revenue £n/a
Position in Universe 5228th / 6858

BUZZ-Aprea Therapeutics: Jumps on 'orphan drug' tag for cancer treatment

Thu 8th April, 2021 4:55pm
** Drug developer's  APRE.O  shares jump 13.6% to $5.50
    ** Co says U.S. FDA granted "orphan drug" designation to its
experimental drug, eprenetapopt, for treatment of adult acute
myeloid leukemia, a type of cancer that affects bone marrow and
blood [https://refini.tv/3dOY8pA
]
    ** Orphan status is granted to treatments for rare diseases
or disorders that affect fewer than 200,000 people in the United
States
    ** In December, eprenetapopt in combination with APRE
chemotherapy drug azacitidine did not meet main goal of a
late-stage trial in patients with a type of cancer in which
blood cells in bone marrow do not mature  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2J81PS 
    ** Eprenetapopt has been granted 'fast track' designation by
FDA   
    ** Stock up ~11% YTD
    

 (Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru)
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