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Orphan Disease Firm Hyperion Files for Potential $57M IPO

By Jennifer Boggs
Managing Editor

Monday, April 16, 2012

Hyperion Therapeutics Inc. joined the initial public offering (IPO) queue Friday, filing an S-1 aiming to raise as much as $57 million to advance pivotal studies, and possible commercial launch, of lead drug Ravicti (glycerol phenylbutyrate) in two orphan indications: urea cycle disorders (UCD) and hepatic encephalopathy.

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