Keeping Track: Regeneron Ebola Antibody Cocktail Inmazeb Approved; Avenue Feels Pain From CRL; Scynexis Submits Oral Antifungal
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News and highlights of applications submitted for US FDA approval, from the Pink Sheet’s FDA Performance Tracker
Agency approved Regeneron’s monoclonal antibody cocktail Inmazeb and Ridgeback’s mAB Ebanga on data from a multi-arm, adaptive trial in which several investigational agents were independently compared to a control group. Efficacy for both drugs was demonstrated on a mortality endpoint, with lingering uncertainties to be addressed through postmarketing studies.
Sponsor preferred a tropical disease voucher because it could be redeemed for a supplemental application, but the FDA awarded a voucher under the medical countermeasures program, which prohibits redemption for supplements; agency says it takes a case-by-case approach to deciding whether tropical disease and rare pediatric disease vouchers can be redeemed for supplements.