For the latest media releases and news about Pharmaxis Ltd, please select from the following articles. Material news announcements made by Pharmaxis are first filed with the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and are also available on the ASX website.

8th May 17

Pharmaxis Appoints Chiesi as Bronchitol Distributor in Italy

Pharmaxis today announced it has entered into an exclusive distribution and supply agreement with global pharmaceutical company Chiesi Farmaceutici SpA (Chiesi) for the commercialisation of Bronchitol® (mannitol) for cystic fibrosis in adults aged 18 years and above in Chiesi’s home market of Italy.

Under the terms of the agreement Chiesi will take over responsibility for the marketing, sales and distribution of Bronchitol with immediate effect. Italy has approximately 5,000 cystic fibrosis patients and is one of the top 5 EU markets by value. This new territory has been added as an extension to the agreement signed with Chiesi in 2015 for distribution rights in Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

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13th Mar 17

Synairgen Collaboration Progress

Pharmaceutical research company Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS) is pleased to report progress from its ongoing collaboration with UK biotechnology company Synairgen plc (LSE: SNG) to develop a selective inhibitor to the lysyl oxidase-like 2 enzyme (LOXL2) to treat the fatal lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and other fibrotic conditions.

On Friday UK time Synairgen announced data from an in vivo preclinical model of lung fibrosis.

Refer to the Synairgen media release.

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23rd Feb 17

Pharmaxis Completes Treatment Phase in Pivotol Bronchitol Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Trial for US Market

Pharmaceutical research company Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS) today announced that the last of 423 patients has concluded treatment in its international clinical trial evaluating Bronchitol® (mannitol) for cystic fibrosis (CF). The topline results of the trial are expected to be reported in the second quarter of this year.

The Phase 3 trial known as DPM-CF-303 has been conducted in accordance with the requirements of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to gain marketing approval for Bronchitol to treat adult CF patients in the United States. Subject to a positive trial outcome, a response will be submitted to the FDA and a decision on approval can be expected in the second half of 2018.

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