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Orphazyme to get rid of two thirds of employees

The recent FDA rejection of Orphazyme's main candidate is now being felt by its employees.

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Biotech firm Orphazyme reports that it has to cut two thirds of its workforce and bid three of its board members farewell.

This is because the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rejected the company's main drug candidate for treating Niemann-Pick type C (NPC) earlier in June.

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