Ipsen Statement on Updated Schedule for FDA Palovarotene Advisory Committee Meeting

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Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced its decision to postpone the scheduled Endocrine and Metabolic Drug Advisory Committee meeting for investigational palovarotene to a later date to be confirmed. The initial advisory committee meeting was scheduled for October 31, 2022. The FDA informed Ipsen that the postponement is related to an FDA request for new information on clinical trial data on palovarotene and does not relate to the safety profile. palovarotene. The company is currently working to meet demand. We will work quickly with the FDA as we remain committed to bringing innovative treatment options to the fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva community.


About Ipsen

Ipsen is a mid-sized international biopharmaceutical company specializing in transformative medicines in oncology, rare diseases and neurosciences. With specialty medicine sales of €2.6 billion in fiscal year 2021, Ipsen sells medicines in more than 100 countries. Alongside its external innovation strategy, the Company’s research and development efforts focus on its innovative and differentiating technology platforms located at the heart of major biotechnology and life sciences hubs: Paris-Saclay, France; Oxford, UK; Cambridge, USA; Shanghai, China. Ipsen has approximately 5,000 employees worldwide and is listed in Paris (Euronext: IPN) and in the United States via a Sponsored Level I American Depositary Receipt program (ADR: IPSEY). For more information, visit ipsen.com

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