CHMP vouches for Ascendis Pharma's growth hormone for children

Ascendis Pharma is one step closer to launching its first drug in the EU, the growth hormone Skytrofa, as the EMA's expert committee, the CHMP, has given its positive recommendation for the treatment for children.
Photo: Kevin Grønnemann
Photo: Kevin Grønnemann
BY ELIZABETH MØNSTED JOHANSEN, TRANSLATED BY DANIEL PEDERSEN

Children and adolescents aged 3 to 18 years old with growth hormone deficiency (GHD) should be able receive treatment with Ascendis Pharma's growth hormone Skytrofa, says the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP).

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