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Soricimed’s Ovarian Cancer Therapy Secures Orphan Drug Status

March 15, 2016

Canadian drugmaker Soricimed Biopharma has secured orphan drug designation for its peptide SOR-C13 for treatment of ovarian cancer.

SOR-C13 targets TRPV6, a calcium channel prevalent in prostate, breast, lung and ovarian cancer.