By Stephen Nakrosis
Shares of Acceleron Pharma Inc. (XLRN) are moving higher in Friday's market, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's announcement it had approved Reblozyl for the treatment of anemia patients with beta thalassemia who require regular red blood cell transfusions.
Celgene Corp. (CELG) and Acceleron are jointly developing Reblozyl, the companies said.
At 12:55 p.m. EST, Acceleron shares had gained 6.01%, to trade at $43.05.
Celgene shares were up 0.35%, to $109.38, following the news.
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