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Foundation for Prader-Willi Blog | News

Carbetocin Approval: Your Comment Could Make the Difference

Would you like to be part of our community-wide effort to advocate for new treatments for PWS? The FDA is now accepting comments from the public regarding a new drug application currently under review for LV-101 (intranasal carbetocin), a potential t...

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FPWR and PWSA | USA Engage FDA in Patient Listening Session

On June 17, 2021, FPWR and PWSA | USA engaged the FDA in a Patient-Led Listening Session to share our community’s experiences related to Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). The purpose of this meeting was to promote dialogue between the FDA and members of t...

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Radius Health Announces Pivotal Study for Prader-Willi Syndrome

Radius Health announced today their plans for a Pivotal Study for RAD011 for the treatment of hyperphagia in Prader-Willi syndrome. The Phase 2/3 study, SCOUT (Synthetic Cannabidiol Oral Solution), will evaluate safety and tolerability in PWS and is ...

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Unique Art Auction Benefits PWS Research

  More than 30 unique paintings are available to the highest bidders in a unique art auction benefiting the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR).

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Our First 2021 Venture Philanthropy Investment: Aardvark Therapeutics

In support of our mission to advance the development of new treatments for Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), FPWR  announces our newest venture philanthropy investment in Aardvark Therapeutics.

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FPWR and PWSA|USA Request Regulatory Flexibility & Review of NDA for Intranasal Carbetocin

In a continuation of our joint advocacy efforts supporting the full review of potential drugs for PWS, FPWR and PWSA | USA have submitted a petition letter to the FDA requesting that they apply regulatory flexibility and to review a New Drug Applicat...

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FPWR and PWSA | USA Announce Upcoming Meeting with FDA

With your support, FPWR and PWSA | USA have been granted a meeting with the FDA, which will take place via teleconference later this month. This small, non-public meeting will allow FPWR and PWSA | USA to connect first-hand with the FDA staff and sha...

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FPWR and PWSA|USA Request FDA Apply Regulatory Flexibility

FPWR and PWSA|USA have submitted a petition letter to the FDA requesting them to apply regulatory flexibility and to review a New Drug Application for DCCR (diazoxide choline extended-release).

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2020 Virtual PWS Family Conference

The FPWR Family Conference takes place October 6-9, and this year, it's virtual and free. Here are the top 10 reasons you need to be there!

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Car-aoke, Other Creative Fundraisers Fueled By Social Distance

During a time when much feels uncertain, one constant that we can count on is the never ending drive and tenacity of our PWS families and their desire to improve the future of Prader-Willi syndrome through supporting research.  

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