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Orphazyme board member on expected EMA rejection: "The next few days will be hell"

Arimoclomol has shown statistical significance as a treatment for Niemann-Pick type C, says Orphazyme Deputy Chairman of the Board Bo Jesper Hansen, who does not understand how the EMA can reject the candidate or why they have tightened up the rules for statistical significance.

Bo Jesper Hansen, deputy chair of the board, Orphazyme | Photo: Kåre Viemose

As well as holding the deputy chair position on the board of Orphazyme, Bo Jesper Hansen is something of a celebrity within the treatment of rare diseases, having also co-founded Swedish Orphan Biovitrium, Sobi.

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