Author Archives: Forest Ray PhD

24-hour Family Support Services Offered to PWS Community in US

Through the end of the year, the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association USA (PWSA USA) is offering 24-hour family support services to everyone in the Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) community. The association’s family support team will provide emergency access to information and support for urgent medical and behavioral emergencies. Those in need…

DCCR Leads to Continuous Reductions in Hyperphagia, Other Symptoms

Daily treatment with diazoxide choline controlled release (DCCR) leads to sustained reductions in excessive appetite and other symptoms of Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), according to updated findings from a Phase 3 trial. “The results from this program continue to demonstrate DCCR’s beneficial impact on hyperphagia [excessive appetite], the…

Inversago Raises $35M to Develop Therapies for PWS, Other Disorders

Inversago Pharma has obtained $35 million in financing to advance the development of therapies for disorders such as Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). The investment will support studies of INV-101, the company’s lead compound, and other selected compounds for the treatment of metabolic and fibrotic (scarring) disorders. INV-101 is an…