FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation For Nektar's Investigational Drug (NKTR)
Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) today announced that the company's oncology drug candidate, NKTR-102, has been granted orphan drug status for the treatment of women with ovarian cancer by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
"This designation is an important step in the overall development program for NKTR-102 and underscores our commitment to treating women with ovarian cancer," said Dr. Lorianne Masuoka, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Nektar Therapeutics.
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