Edgewise Therapeutics Announces FDA Authorization for Phase 2 Clinical Trial of EDG-5506

– Initiation of LYNX Phase 2 clinical trial in individuals with DMD expected in Q4 2022 – 

Boulder, Colo., (September 7, 2022) Edgewise Therapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: EWTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing orally bioavailable, small molecule therapies for the treatment of rare muscle disorders, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized a clinical trial of EDG-5506 in children with DMD. The Company expects to begin dosing participants in the LYNX Phase 2 trial in the fourth quarter of 2022. EDG-5506 is an investigational orally administered small molecule myosin modulator designed to protect injury-susceptible fast skeletal muscle fibers in dystrophinopathies such as DMD and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD). 

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