Ofatumumab is a novel, investigational, fully human monoclonal antibody that targets a membrane-proximal (close to the cell surface) small loop epitope (a portion of a molecule to which an antibody binds) on the CD20 molecule of B-cells. This epitope is different from the binding sites targeted by other CD20 antibodies currently available. The CD20 molecule is a key target in CLL therapy because it is expressed on most B-cells in CLL patients.
Company Announcement sBLA submitted to US FDA for ofatumumab as maintenance therapy in relapsed CLL by Novartis Submission based on data from interim results of Phase III PROLONG study Copenhagen, Denmark; July 22, 2015 — Genmab A/S (OMX: GEN) announced today that a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) has been submitted to the U.S. Food and […]
This is a discussion of practioners of the advantages of known regiments in CLL. The basic conclusion is that Rituxiamab is the prevailing standard, with obinutuzumab as a potential newcomer with a diffenriated method of action. Ofatumumab is given more of a chance in a refrac setting.
Gilead announces submission of a supplemental New Drug Application to use Zydelig® in combination with ofatumumab in previously treated patients with CLL Submission based on data presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting 2015 Copenhagen, Denmark; June 1, 2015 — Genmab A/S (OMX: GEN) announced today that Gilead has published that it has submitted […]