Abeona Therapeutics announced the U.S. FDA granted a Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) designation to ABO-102, the company’s AAV-mediated gene therapy for the treatment of Sanfilippo syndrome Type A (MPS IIIA), a rare autosomal-recessive lysosomal storage disease.
It was the 16th RMAT designation awarded by the FDA and a landmark achievement in that it makes Abeona the first company to achieve two RMAT designations.
Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Abeona (NASDAQ: ABEO) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel cell and gene therapies for life-threatening rare genetic diseases. Abeona’s first RMAT designation was for its EB-101 gene therapy for Epidermolysis Bullosa in January 2018. [Read more…]