Epizyme is a biopharmaceutical company that is focused on rewriting treatment for people with cancer and other diseases. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval of TAZVERIK? (tazemetostat) for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients aged 16 years and older with metastatic or locally advanced epithelioid sarcoma not eligible for complete resection. Tazemetostat is an oral, selective small molecule inhibitor of the EZH2 histone methyltransferase that the company is developing. The FDA has also granted orphan drug designation to tazemetostat for the treatment of patients with follicular lymphoma, malignant rhabdoid tumors, soft tissue sarcoma, and mesothelioma.
- ExchangeNASDAQ Stock Market
- SectorPharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
- CountryUnited States