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Media kit

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Akebia logo

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Akebia logo (white/knockout)

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John Butler (President and CEO) photos and biography


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PDF Biography (145KB)

Recent press releases

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Akebia Therapeutics to Host Analyst and Investor Day on June 27, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017
Akebia Prevails in Two Additional European Patent Disputes

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Akebia Therapeutics Names Rita Jain, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer

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Featured news articles

Monday, November 3, 2014
BioCentury: Full Steam Ahead

Wednesday, June 9, 2014
Xconomy: Akebia, Trading M&A For an IPO, Follows Fast in Anemia Drug Race

Friday, March 21, 2014
CNBC – Squawk on the Street: Akebia IPO Highlighted

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Recent publications

2015 ASN: Posters
Vadadustat Demonstrates Controlled Hemoglobin Response in a Phase 2b Study for the Treatment of Anemia in Patients with Non-Dialysis Dependent Chronic Kidney Disease

Dose Exposure Relationship of Vadadustat is Independent of the Level of Renal Function

Vadadustat, a Novel, Oral Treatment for Anemia of CKD, Maintains Stable Hemoglobin Levels in Dialysis Patients Converting from Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents

2014 ASN: Posters
Phase 2 Study of AKB-6548, a novel hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl-hydroxylase inhibitor (HIF-PHI) in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) undergoing hemodialysis (HD)

Hemodialysis has minimal impact on the pharmacokinetics of AKB-6548, a once-daily oral inhibitor of hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl-hydroxylases (HIF-PHs) for the treatment of anemia related to chronic kidney disease (CKD)

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