February 23, 2010 08:08 ET

New Report Analyzes the Future of Orphan Disease Therapeutics

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - February 23, 2010) - has announced the addition of GBI Research's new report "The Future of Orphan Disease Therapeutics - Market Forecasts to 2015, Pipeline Analysis and Reimbursement," to their collection of Drug Discovery market reports. For more information, visit

GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research "The Future of Orphan Diseases Therapeutics - Market Forecasts to 2015, Pipeline Analysis and Reimbursement." The report provides in-depth analysis of unmet needs, drivers and barriers that impact the global orphan diseases therapeutics market. The report analyzes the markets for orphan diseases therapeutics in the US, the top five countries in Europe (the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain) and Japan. Treatment usage patterns, sales, and price are forecast until 2015 for the key geographies as well as select therapeutic segments. Further, the report provides competitive benchmarking for the leading companies and also analyzes the mergers, acquisitions and licensing agreements that shape the global markets.

This report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GBI Research's team of industry experts.

The report will enhance your decision making capability. It will allow you to

  • Align product portfolio to the markets with high growth potential
  • Develop market-entry and market expansion strategies by identifying the leading therapeutic segments and geographic markets poised for strong growth
  • Reinforce R&D pipelines by identifying new target mechanisms which can produce first in class molecules with more efficiency and better safety
  • Develop key strategic initiatives by understanding key focus areas of leading companies
  • Exploit in-licensing and out-licensing opportunities by identifying products that could fill portfolio gaps

Topics covered in the report include...

  • Annualized market data for the orphan diseases therapeutics market from 2000 to 2008, forecast forward to 2015
  • Analysis of the leading therapeutic segments. These include Fabry Disease, Pompe Disease and Mucopolysaccharidosis.
  • Analysis of the orphan diseases therapeutics market in the leading geographies of the world, which include the US, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and Japan
  • Market characterization of the orphan diseases therapeutics market including market size, annual cost of therapy, and treatment usage patterns
  • Key drivers and barriers that have a significant impact on the market
  • Coverage of pipeline molecules in various phases of drug development
  • Competitive benchmarking of leading companies. The key companies studied in this report are F.Hoffmann-La Roche, Genzyme Corporation, Novartis AG, Celgene Corporation, Orphan Europe, Pfizer Inc, Actelion Pharmaceuticals and Shire Plc.
  • Key M&A activities, licensing agreements, that have taken place between 2008 and 2009 in the global orphan diseases therapeutics market

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