Biogen (BIIB) and Ionis (IONS) announced that Spinraza (nusinersen), an antisense drug designed and developed by Ionis met its primary endpoint in Phase 3 trial of the CHERISH Study in later-onset spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). This was the second positive Phase 3 study that provides evidence of Spinraza’s efficacy and favorable safety. The data demonstrate statistically significant and clinically meaningful results.
Children receiving Spinraza experienced a highly statistically significant improvement in motor function compared to those who did not receive treatment. Spinraza. There was a favorable safety profile . . .