Travere Therapeutics and Vifor Pharma Announce Licensing Agreement for the Commercialization of Sparsentan in Europe, Australia and New Zealand
SAN DIEGO and ST GALLEN, Switzerland, Sept. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Travere Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTX) and Vifor Pharma today announced the companies have entered into a joint collaboration and licensing agreement for the commercialization of sparsentan in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Sparsentan is a novel investigational product candidate currently being evaluated in pivotal Phase 3 clinical studies for the treatment of FSGS and IgAN, two rare progressive kidney disorders and leading causes of end-stage kidney disease. There are currently no approved medicines indicated for FSGS or IgAN. Sparsentan has been granted Orphan Drug Designation for the treatment of FSGS and IgAN in the U.S. and Europe.