FibroGen Announces Positive Topline Results from Three Global Phase 3 Trials of Roxadustat for Treatment of Anemia in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Primary efficacy endpoints met in all three studies: non-dialysis, incident dialysis, and stable dialysis studies
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FibroGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:FGEN), a leading biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing a pipeline of first-in-class therapeutics, today announced that roxadustat, an inhibitor of hypoxia-inducible-factor (HIF) prolyl hydroxylase activity (HIF-PHI), met all primary efficacy endpoints in the three global pivotal Phase 3 trials conducted by FibroGen: ANDES in non-dialysis-dependent (NDD) chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, HIMALAYAS in incident (newly initiated) dialysis patients, and SIERRAS in dialysis-dependent (DD) CKD…

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