Akcea and Ionis Announce Initiation of NEURO-TTRansform Phase 3 Clinical Trial for AKCEA-TTR-LRx in Patients with Polyneuropathy Driven by Hereditary TTR Amyloidosis

BOSTON and CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKCA), a majority-owned affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), today announced initiation of the NEURO-TTRansform Phase 3 clinical trial for AKCEA-TTR-LRx in patients with polyneuropathy caused by h856ereditary TTR amyloidosis, or hATTR amyloidosis.