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Uncertain Future For Otelixizumab In Type 1 Diabetes After Phase III Failure

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

Executive Summary

GlaxoSmithKline and Tolerx announced March 11 that their humanized anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody, otelixizumab failed to meet the primary endpoint in the Phase III DEFEND-1 trial for type 1 diabetes, and they were halting recruitment and dosing in another Phase III trial, DEFEND-2, while they review the DEFEND-1 results.

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