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Ascendis to investigate new indications following EU approval

Ascendis Pharma is ready to sell its growth hormone for children in the EU after Thursday's approval from the European Commission, but more indications are on the drawing board.

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On Thursday, Danish biotech firm Ascendis Pharma could celebrate the EU Commission's formal approval of Lonapegsomatropin, previously dubbed Transcon hGH, which is a once-weekly injection for pediatric patients with growth hormone deficiency (GHD).

The company is already eyeing more indications for Transcon hGH, Ascendis Pharma informs MedWatch.

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