In wake of a CAR-T restructuring, Novartis says it’s ready to hunt a pioneering OK for lead program
Novartis is still in the race to win the world’s first approval for a pioneering CAR-T treatment.
The pharma giant $NVS pulled back the veil from their Phase II study of their CAR-T CTL019, registering an impressive 82% complete remission rate among the 50 children and young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. And with no deaths, though significant evidence of toxicity, Novartis says it will be ready to file for an approval early on in a looming 2017.
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