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Media Contact:

Robert Murphy

Senior Director, External Communications,
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc

Press Release

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. and Visterra Inc., today announced that the full results of a Phase 2 trial of sibeprenlimab (VIS649) for treatment of immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN; Berger’s disease) have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine.1 The topline findings will also be presented in a late-breaking poster session at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

US News

This Family Health History Month, five-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin is teaming up with Otsuka to shine a light on the importance of initiating family conversations about health history – particularly in those with a history of kidney disease. Through this ongoing collaboration, Missy is sharing how autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) has affected her own family. ADPKD is a rare genetic condition that causes cysts to form on the kidneys, eventually leading to a decline in kidney function and requiring a need for dialysis or a transplant.


Press Release

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.,  announced positive results of two, 6-week, Phase 3 clinical trials that evaluated the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of centanafadine for the treatment of adolescents and children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Centanafadine is a first-in-class norepinephrine, dopamine, and serotonin reuptake inhibitor.