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Kyowa Kirin gives Parkinson's drug another shot under SPA

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Despite a long and troubled development history, Kyowa Hakko Kirin continues to believe in the therapeutic value of its Parkinson's disease drug istradefylline, and has just started a new international Phase III program with the first-in-class oral adenosine A2A receptor antagonist with an eye on trying again for a US approval.

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