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Sanofi kills PhIII JAK2 inhibitor on safety grounds

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Sanofi has called an immediate halt to all trials of fedratinib (SAR302503) following reports of neurological side-effects. The company had reported positive Phase III results for the JAK2 inhibitor in myelofibrosis earlier this year. Now, however, it says it is cancelling all plans for regulatory filings.

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