Ibalizumab: First Global Approval

Ibalizumab: First Global Approval TaiMed Biologics is developing ibalizumab (Trogarzo™, ibalizumab-uiyk)—a humanised IgG4 monoclonal antibody—as a treatment for HIV-1 infection. Ibalizumab blocks HIV entry into CD4 cells while preserving normal immunological function and is the first CD4-directed post-attachment HIV-1 inhibitor and the first humanised monoclonal antibody for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. This article summarizes the milestones in the development of ibalizumab leading to this first approval in HIV-1 treatment. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Drugs Springer Journals

Ibalizumab: First Global Approval

Drugs , Volume 78 (7) – Apr 19, 2018

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 by Springer Nature
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Pharmacotherapy; Pharmacology/Toxicology; Internal Medicine
ISSN
0012-6667
eISSN
1179-1950
D.O.I.
10.1007/s40265-018-0907-5
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Abstract

TaiMed Biologics is developing ibalizumab (Trogarzo™, ibalizumab-uiyk)—a humanised IgG4 monoclonal antibody—as a treatment for HIV-1 infection. Ibalizumab blocks HIV entry into CD4 cells while preserving normal immunological function and is the first CD4-directed post-attachment HIV-1 inhibitor and the first humanised monoclonal antibody for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. This article summarizes the milestones in the development of ibalizumab leading to this first approval in HIV-1 treatment.

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DrugsSpringer Journals

Published: Apr 19, 2018

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