Results from Iveric Bio’s Phase III trial demonstrated that over a two-year period, IZERVAY™ (avacincaptad pegol intravitreal solution) reduced geographic atrophy (GA) lesion growth as early as six months.
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age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
Iveric Bio's marketing authorisation application (MAA) for avacincaptad pegol (ACP) to treat a leading cause of blindness has been accepted for review by the European Medicines Agency.
Sandoz intends to seek regulatory approval for its aflibercept biosimilar in the US and EU in the coming months.
A $5.9 billion acquisition of biotech Iveric Bio by Astellas is set to accelerate development of treatments for blinding retinal diseases.
A marketing authorization for Ximluci® biosimilar referencing Lucentis® (ranibizumab) in Great Britain has been issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
In its latest meeting, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended 12 medicines for approval, including those for rare diseases, osteoporosis and cancer.
The Arctos Medical acquisition will expand Novarits’ optogenetics portfolio to bring gene therapies to patients with severe vision loss.
Advanced therapies are a ground-breaking new class of medicines that use gene therapy, cell therapy or tissue engineering to treat disease and injury. Rachel Bell, Trainee Patent Attorney at Marks & Clerk, and Ceri Roberts, Scientific Training Manager – Cellular and Molecular Therapies at NHS Blood and Transplant, discuss some…
New guidance on the licensing of biosimilar products that reduces unnecessary clinical trials is expected to put the UK ahead of Europe and facilitate a boom in these essential life-saving medicines, creating greater patient access and saving the National Health Service (NHS) hundreds of millions of pounds. It could also…
How implantable systems and microparticle depot injections are meeting the needs of long-acting drug delivery
Implantable systems and microparticle depots are used in many areas of drug delivery to release medicines at a controlled rate within the body. The use of these long-acting dosage forms eliminates the need for frequent administrations via traditional routes of administration, which ensures patient compliance and results in improved outcomes.…