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Ascendis Pharma Announces Orphan Drug Designation Granted for TransCon CNP as Treatment for Achondroplasia

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ascendis Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ASND), a biopharmaceutical company that utilizes its innovative TransCon™ technology to address significant unmet medical needs, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) to TransCon CNP, a long-acting prodrug of C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) in development for children with achondroplasia. Achondroplasia …

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