Keryx Biopharma (KERX) Plans Presentation of Ferric Citrate Phase 3 Data in IDA at ASN Annual Meeting

October 14, 2016 10:14 AM EDT
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Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) announced that researchers will present new data from a pivotal Phase 3 study of ferric citrate for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in adults with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease (CKD). Researchers will also present post-marketing analysis detailing real-world use of Auryxia® (ferric citrate) as a treatment for hyperphosphatemia in people with CKD on dialysis. The data will be presented in five poster presentations at the 2016 American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Annual Meeting being held November 15 - 20, 2016, in Chicago.

Auryxia® is currently indicated in the U.S. for the control of serum phosphorus levels in patients with CKD on dialysis. Abstracts of the five presentations are accessible on ASN’s website at https://www.asn-online.org/education/kidneyweek/archives/.

Four abstracts related to IDA will be presented together in a poster session on Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Central Time (CST).

Abstract Number: 2200Presenter: Steven Fishbane, M.D.Title: Effects of ferric citrate in adults with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease and iron deficiency anemia: Phase 3 Clinical Trial

Abstract Number: 3705Presenter: Glenn Chertow, M.D.Title: Hemoglobin response to ferric citrate in subjects with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease and iron deficiency anemia: Data from a Phase 3 clinical trial

Abstract Number: 3429Presenter: Geoffrey Block, M.D.Title: Effects of ferric citrate on parameters of mineral and bone metabolism in patients with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease treated for iron deficiency anemia

Abstract Number: 3937Presenter: Pablo Pergola, M.D.Title: Predictors of hemoglobin response to ferric citrate in patients with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease and iron deficiency anemia

One abstract related to the treatment of hyperphosphatemia with Auryxia in the dialysis setting will be presented in a poster presentation on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST.

Abstract Number: 2598Presenter: Pablo Pergola, M.D.Title: The effect of ferric citrate (Auryxia) on serum phosphate control in dialysis patients: Real-world data



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