Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA): Good news from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) affirmed that the agency accepted for review Ariad’s New Drug Application (NDA) for its investigational oral anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) inhibitor, brigatinib for patients with metastatic ALK-positive (ALK+) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have progressed after being treated with crizotinib. The NDA submission includes clinical data from its Phase 1/2 and pivotal Phase 2 ALTA trials of brigatinib.
The FDA granted ARIAD’s request for Priority Review and set an action date . . .