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Soleo Health Selected as US Distributor for Vyvgart for gMG

Soleo Health, a pharmacy specializing in infusion therapies, will serve as the U.S. distributor that will administer Vyvgart (efgartigimod), the newly approved treatment for people with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG). Argenx, the therapy’s developer, selected Soleo Health as a limited distribution partner for Vyvgart, which was approved…

Japan Approves Vyvgart for Adults With Refractory gMG

Japan has approved Vyvgart (efgartigimod) to treat adults with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG), the therapy’s developer, Argenx, announced. Vyvgart will be available to generalized MG patients, regardless of antibody status, who are refractory, which means they have failed to respond to steroids or nonsteroidal immunosuppressive therapies. The…

Model of Neuromuscular Junction May Help Evaluate MG Treatments

Scientists described a new cellular model of the neuromuscular junction that could be useful for diagnosing myasthenia gravis (MG) or developing new treatments for the condition. “New approaches for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases are sorely needed, as decades of research have resulted in limited therapeutic advances. We hope…

PRO Tool May Better Address MG Symptoms Most Affecting Patients

By analyzing available research and conducting nearly 100 interviews with patients, an international team of researchers crafted a new tool to measure the severity of myasthenia gravis (MG) based on patient experiences. Called MG Symptoms PRO, this tool has the potential to aid clinical trials by better capturing a…

Immunovant to Launch US Phase 3 Trial for Batoclimab in MG

Immunovant is moving forward with its Phase 3 clinical trial in the U.S. to evaluate the investigational myasthenia gravis (MG) therapy batoclimab in the first half of this year. The announcement came after the company reached an agreement with the division of neurology within the U.S. Food…

Top 10 Myasthenia Gravis Stories of 2021

Throughout 2021, Myasthenia Gravis News has brought you coverage on the latest scientific advancements and clinical trials related to myasthenia gravis (MG). We look forward to continuing to be a resource to the MG community across 2022. Here are the top 10 most-read MG news stories of 2021, along with a…

2021 Myasthenia Gravis Survey Results

BioNews Survey Infographic

Myasthenia Gravis News conducted a survey from Feb. 11-March 28 to gain greater insight into the characteristics of the MG community and disease management. Results of the survey have now been published. Click on the image to view the infographic, and click here to read the story.