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FDA Approval of Sanofi’s Enzyme Replacement Drug for ASMD + Disney Actress Partners with Medtronic for Diabetes Tech Campaign – Xtalks Life Science Podcast Ep. 77

FDA Approval of Sanofi’s Enzyme Replacement Drug for ASMD + Disney Actress Partners with Medtronic for Diabetes Tech Campaign – Xtalks Life Science Podcast Ep. 77

In this episode, Ayesha discussed the FDA approval of Sanofi’s enzyme replacement therapy Xenpozyme for the treatment of non-central nervous system (non-CNS) manifestations of acid sphingomyelinase deficiency (ASMD), a rare genetic lysosomal storage disease, in adults and pediatric patients. The drug is administered intravenously every two weeks and in clinical trials, demonstrated significant improvements in lung function as well as reductions in spleen and liver sizes. Hear more about the rare, fatal disease and the new drug approval for it.

Ayesha also talked about Medtronic’s new partnership with former Disney star Jennifer Stone on a new ad campaign for its diabetes tech, including the smart insulin injector InPen. Hear about Jennifer’s story as a type 1 diabetes patient and how the InPen helps patients like her simplify their diabetes management. Through the ad campaign, Medtronic is hoping to increase awareness about advanced diabetes tech like the InPen. The company is also working on new connected tech to integrate its different diabetes device offerings.

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Read the full articles here:

Sanofi’s Enzyme Replacement Therapy Xenpozyme Wins FDA Approval for Rare Disease ASMD

Medtronic’s InPen Gets Backing from Disney Star Jennifer Stone in Diabetes Tech Campaign

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