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FDA Fast Tracks Keryx Immune-System Cancer Drug; Shares Rise

DOW JONES NEWSWIRES Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc.'s (KERX) experimental drug to treat a kind of cancer in white blood cells received fast-track status from the Food and Drug Administration. Shares were up 13% premarket at $3. The stock has soared this year due to progress on its renal-disease drug, rising more than tenfold. U.S.-traded shares in Keryx's Canadian partner Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (AEZ.T, AEZS) were also up 10% at $1.10. Keryx expects to start late-stage trials on KRX-0401, a potentially first-in-class, oral anti-cancer agent, later this month under a special protocol assessment with the FDA. In September, the agency also granted the treatment orphan status, which is reserved for new therapies for diseases or conditions that affect fewer than 200,000 people in the country. It gives drug developers seven years of market exclusivity. The treatment was in-licensed by Keryx from Aeterna in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, while Aeterna holds rights elsewhere. In September, Keryx said its renal-disease drug Zerenex was well tolerated and safe for long-term use in its first long-term trial. Multiple myeloma, also known as Kahler's disease, is a cancer in white blood cells, a integral part of the body's immune system. The FDA's fast-track designation is meant to accelerate the availability of new drugs that could provide a therapy for patients with serious diseases where no other treatment exists or where the existing therapy may be inferior. -By Joan E. Solsman, Dow Jones Newswires; 212-416-2291; joan.solsman@dowjones.com

Stock News for Aeterna Zentaris (AEZS)
DateTimeHeadline
06/14/201617:00:00Aeterna Zentaris Announces IND Submission by Sinopharm A-Think
06/06/201617:00:00Aeterna Zentaris Reconfirms Commitment to LHRH-receptor Targeting...
05/23/201620:15:00Aeterna Zentaris Elects Ms. Carolyn Egbert as Independent Chair...
05/12/201612:15:44Amended Appointment of Agent for Service of Process and Undertaking...
05/10/201616:00:00Aeterna Zentaris Announces Election of Directors at 2016 Shareholders...
05/10/201611:40:06Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)
05/09/201618:06:00Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)
05/09/201618:04:21Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)
05/09/201617:00:00Aeterna Zentaris Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial and Operating...
04/27/201616:05:00Aeterna Zentaris Acquires Exclusive U.S. Promotional Rights for...
04/26/201608:30:00Aeterna Zentaris to Announce First Quarter 2016 Financial and...
04/08/201615:00:00Aeterna Zentaris Mails Information Circular in Connection with...
04/01/201617:19:49Prospectus Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(5) (424b5)
04/01/201617:17:53Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)
04/01/201617:05:00Aeterna Zentaris Announces At the Market Issuance Program
04/01/201616:39:23Securities Registration: Employee Benefit Plan (s-8)
04/01/201616:31:11Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)
03/30/201606:07:07Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)
03/30/201606:07:07Annual and Transition Report (foreign Private Issuer) (20-f)
03/30/201606:07:06Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)

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