249 – 20 Years in the Making: REATA’s Story of Skyclarys

April 15, 2024 twodisableddudes

This episode delves into the journey of Skyclarys, the first FDA-approved treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia (FA), a rare genetic disorder. The discussion features Dr. Colin Meyer, former executive at Reata Pharmaceuticals,  who shares his experiences from the inception of Reata to the acquisition by Biogen.

The conversation offers a compelling narrative of resilience, innovation, and collaboration in the pursuit of groundbreaking therapies for rare diseases. Colin’s reflections provide valuable perspectives on the challenges and rewards of drug development, as well as the transformative potential of scientific breakthroughs in improving patient outcomes.

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