Roche reports positive Phase II results for experimental eye drug

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Lampalizumab

Roche reports positive Phase II results for experimental eye drug
Lampalizumab, an experimental eye drug from Roche, has helped slow down the progression of an advanced form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a Phase II study, the company announced this week.

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Lampalizumab effective in Phase II clinical trial for macular degeneration

Roche’s new drug for age-related macular degeneration, lampalizumab, showed effective in slowing the progression of AMD in patients with advanced disease, shrinking the area of geographic atrophy by 20%. Read More >>

 

Lampalizumab (INN) is a humanized monoclonal antibody designed for the treatment of geographic atrophy secondary to age-related macular degeneration. It binds to CFD.[1][2]

This drug was developed by Genentech/Roche.

References

  1. ^World Health Organization (2012). “International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances (INN). Proposed INN: List 107” (PDF). WHO Drug…

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