Author Archives: Diogo Pinto

RDEB Is Main Suspect Behind SCC, a Rare Form of Skin Cancer, Study Shows

A recent study using technology that powers NantOmics‘ comprehensive GPS Cancer test confirmed that chronic inflammation caused by the inherited childhood skin disease recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) can lead to a rare form of skin cancer known as squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). The study, “APOBEC mutation…

Amryt’s AP101 Granted Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for EB

Amryt Pharma’s investigational therapy AP101, designed to reduce the time it takes for skin wounds to close, was granted Rare Pediatric Disease designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of children with epidermolysis bullosa (EB). Rare Pediatric Disease status is granted to…