June 25, 2019 / 12:40 PM / 2 months ago

FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' treatment for rare genetic disorder

June 25(Reuters) - Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder that can cause blood vessels to fatally rupture was declined approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The treatment, Edsivo, aims to treat vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome - the most severe type of a hereditary disorder of the connective tissue. (Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla and Aakash Jagadeesh Babu in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)

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