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Success Story: AEGERION PHARMACEUTICALS K.K., a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for rare diseases, released an oral drug for homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH)

May 17, 2017

Logo of AEGERION PHARMACEUTICALS K.K.AEGERION PHARMACEUTICALS K.K.—a Japanese subsidiary of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc., a U.S. pharmaceutical company that specializes in the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for rare diseases—released an oral drug in December 2016 that features a new mechanism of action for homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH). This drug raises hopes of alleviating the burden on Japanese patients suffering from this rare disease.

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