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Pharming Gets FDA Nod for Joenja

March 27, 2023


Pharming Group N.V. has received approval from the U.S. FDA for Joenja (leniolisib), for the treatment of activated phosphoinositide 3-kinase delta (PI3Kδ) syndrome (APDS) in adult and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older.

Joenjar, an oral, selective PI3Kδ inhibitor, is the first and only treatment approved in the US for APDS, a rare and progressive primary immunodeficiency. The FDA evaluated the Joenja application for APDS under Priority Review, which is granted to therapies that have the potential to provide significant improvements in the treatment, diagnosis or prevention of serious conditions.

Joenja is expected to launch in the U.S. in early April.

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