News Releases

Data from the ASSURE Study of Long-Term Use of RELiZORB® (iMMOBILIZED LIPASE) CARTRIDGE Published in Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Aug 02, 2018

Largest Prospective Trial of Enteral Feeding in Cystic Fibrosis Shows Sustained Use of RELiZORB Can Help Hydrolyze Fatty Acids and Normalize Absorption

Alcresta Therapeutics Announces RELiZORB® (iMMOBILIZED LIPASE) CARTRIDGE has been Issued a Unique Q-Code (Q9994) by CMS

Jun 18, 2018

WARREN, N.J. – June 18, 2018 – Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the issuance of a unique Q-code by CMS for its digestive enzyme cartridge RELiZORB. RELiZORB (iMMOBILIZED LIPASE) CARTRIDGE is an in-line digestive enzyme cartridge and is indicated for use in pediatric patients (ages 5 years and above) and adult patients to hydrolyze fats in enteral formula.  The code, Q9994, is effective July 1, 2018.  CMS has instructed Medicare Administrative Contractors to add Q9994 to the relevant code set as of that date.

Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc. Presented Results at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference from the ASSURE Study: An Evaluation of the Long-Term Use of RELiZORB®

Nov 06, 2017

Four additional studies with RELiZORB were presented by investigators at leading cystic fibrosis centers

Alcresta Therapeutics Receives New Innovative Technology Contract from Vizient, Inc. For RELiZORB® (iMMOBILIZED LIPASE) Cartridge

Sep 20, 2017

WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc. announced RELiZORB has received an Innovative Technology contract from Vizient, Inc. the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country. The awarded contract, effective Sept. 1, 2017, was based on a recommendation of RELiZORB by hospital members who serve on one of Vizient’s member-led councils.

Alcresta Therapeutics Announces Positive Results, RELiZORB® Increased Fat Absorption in Both Adult and Pediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Receiving Enteral Nutrition

Jul 31, 2017

RELiZORB significantly increased plasma levels of omega-3 fatty acids and patients reported a decrease in the frequency of gastrointestinal symptoms in a Pivotal Clinical Trial

Alcresta Therapeutics Receives 510(K) Clearance For Use of RELiZORB® in Children

Jul 20, 2017

RELiZORB, The Only Digestive Enzyme Cartridge for Patients Requiring Supplemental Enteral Nutrition, Now Cleared to Help Children Suffering
From Fat Malabsorption

Alcresta Therapeutics’ RELiZORB™ Increases Fat Absorption in Adult and Pediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Receiving Enteral Nutrition

Oct 28, 2016

RELiZORB significantly increased plasma levels of DHA and EPA fatty acids and patients report a decrease in the frequency and severity of gastrointestinal symptoms

RELiZORB™ Recognized for Medical Design Excellence

Jul 26, 2016

Alcresta Therapeutics’ RELiZORB, a first-of-its kind digestive enzyme cartridge designed to mimic the function of pancreatic lipase, was selected as the Gold Winner at the Medical Device Excellence Awards (MDEA).

Alcresta Therapeutics Launches RELiZORB™ in the U.S.

Jun 07, 2016

First Digestive Enzyme Cartridge Designed to Improve Digestion of Essential Fats in Enteral Tube Feeding 

Alcresta to Present at the 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Jan 06, 2016

Corporate presentation at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference