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  • October 20, 2019

    Positive Results From RGX-314 Gene Therapy

    As reported here in 2017, a drug called RGX-314 is being tested as a one-time sub-retinal injection for wet age-related macular degeneration (wAMD). A preliminary study showed that patients with wAMD had long-term vision stabilization and anatomic improvement following a single treatment with the investigational gene therapy. Now, in a subgroup of patients with the […]

  • October 15, 2019

    Port Delivery System Shows Good Phase 2 Trial Results

    Genentech has reported end-of-trial results examining the use of their unique alternative to intravitreal injections, the Port Delivery System (PDS). As reported previously here, the PDS is a tiny refillable implant that provides patients affected by wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with continuous delivery of Lucentis (ranibizumab) as necessary. Presented by Carl Regillo, MD, at […]

  • October 14, 2019

    New Treatment Effective For Treatment of Dry AMD

    A Phase 2 study has found that a new drug could be a safe and effective treatment for improving vision in patients with dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD). On October 13, 2019, David Boyer, MD (Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group), presented results from a study of risuteganib intravitreal injection to members of the American Academy of […]

  • September 2, 2018

    Novel Gene Therapy In Trials for Wet AMD

    (Updated 10/12/19) Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. has announced progress with yet another therapy designed to extend the time between anti-VEGF injections for treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (wAMD). The company’s Investigational New Drug (IND) application has been approved for a multi-center study of ADVM-022, a novel gene therapy candidate for the treatment of wAMD. “We […]

  • October 15, 2019

    Abicipar for Wet AMD Maintained Vision Gains Through Year 2

    Allergan and Molecular Partners has announced two-year data from their clinical studies of Abicipar in patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In the second year of the studies, four injections of Abicipar given 12 weeks apart resulted in maintenance of visual gains comparable to monthly ranibizumab.  “We are pleased to see a sustained response at two-years […]

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