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New Data Bolsters Cosentyx In AS & PsA; Humira Head-To-Head Planned

Executive Summary

Novartis AG has unveiled fresh data supporting the efficacy of its Cosentyx (secukinumab) drug in ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis along with plans to compare that front-running anti-IL-17A agent against AbbVie Inc.'s anti-TNF competitor Humira (adalimumab) in head-to-head clinical trials.

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