After previous reports that nearly all spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients treated with Zolgensma® achieved key motor milestones, Novartis announces publication of full SPR1NT results.
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Asymptomatic and symptomatic children treated with Zolgensma® (onasemnogene abeparvovec) gene therapy achieved motor milestones never observed in the natural history of spinal muscular atrophy.
Zolgensma, a one-off, potentially curative treatment for type 1 spinal muscular atrophy, is set to become the most expensive drug ever approved for use on the UK’s NHS.
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Treatment with Zolgensma® (onasemnogene abeparvovec) resulted in rapid and sustained improvement in motor function in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients.
A summary of the CHMP meeting conclusions, including medicines recommended for approval and indication extension and several safety review findings.