Challenges

Experts share their insights in diagnosing and managing rare conditions
Surgery for Thyroid Eye Disease

Surgery for Thyroid Eye Disease

Gary Joseph Lelli, MD, of the Department of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine discusses surgical options currently available to treat thyroid eye disease due to Graves’ disease.

FDA Approves Drug to Treat Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)  Based on Phase I Study

FDA Approves Vaccine to Prevent Ebola Virus Disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first vaccine to prevent  Ebola virus disease. The vaccine, Ervedo, by Merck & Co, Inc, was granted approval based on a study conducted during the 2014-2016 outbreak in Guinea. The study involved 3,537...

FDA Approves Second Exon-Skipping Drug for Duchenne

FDA Approves Second Exon-Skipping Drug for Duchenne

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Vyondys 53 (golodirsen) to treat patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) amenable to exon 53 skipping. Golodirsen is an antisense oligonucleotide that can ‘skip’ over aspects of the RNA to make person’s with...

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