19 October 2020 | News
42 roxadustat abstracts will be presented at the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined congress
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Japan-based Astellas Pharma Inc. (Astellas) has announced that in collaboration with FibroGen and AstraZeneca, 42 roxadustat abstracts will be presented at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined congress being held from Oct 22- 25.
Six abstracts (one oral presentation and five ePosters) sponsored by Astellas focus on the use of roxadustat as a treatment in adult patients with anemia of chronic kidney disease (CKD). These abstracts include presentations of the Phase 3 DOLOMITES study and a Japanese Phase 3 CL-0310 study, with both studies evaluating roxadustat versus darbepoetin alfa as a treatment for patients with anemia of CKD, not on dialysis. Other presentations include safety data from two Japanese Phase 3 studies assessing the ophthalmological effects of roxadustat treatment in patients with anemia of CKD on dialysis and not on dialysis, and a study of patients' treatment preferences for anemia of CKD.