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The US FDA is set for two high-profile advisory committee meetings on potential ALS treatments before the end of 2022. Whatever the outcome, they will fit a pattern: when it comes to ALS treatments, there is very little about the regulatory process that feels routine.
AstraZeneca is discontinuing a Phase III trial of the long-acting complement inhibitor it gained via its Alexion acquisition in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis because of lack of efficacy in an interim analysis. Interest is now turning to antisense and cell therapy candidates from other companies that are in late-stage development for the condition.
CytoDyn’s COVID-19 candidate leronlimab joins BrainStorm’s ALS therapy in being taken to task as FDA has become more willing to publicly counter investigational drug data announcements it considers to be misleading.
Agency’s unusual public statement about an investigational product's development status may be aimed at countering bullish comments from the sponsor; FDA cites failure of pivotal trial on the primary and secondary endpoints and ‘modest excess in deaths’ with the cell therapy.
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