FDAnews Drug Daily Bulletin

SIRION THERAPEUTICS ACQUIRES U.S. LICENSE TO DEVELOP NEW TREATMENT FOR EYE DISEASE

June 26, 2006
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Sirion Therapeutics, Inc., an ophthalmic-focused pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has reached an exclusive licensing agreement with Senju Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. of Japan for the U.S. rights to develop and market a topical ophthalmic emulsion containing the steroid compound difluprednate for the treatment of inflammatory eye diseases. Pipeline Review (http://www.pipelinereview.com/joomla/content/view/4686/118/)