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Alimera allowed to reduce size of Iluvien study in UK

July 21, 2017

The United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has given final approval to reduce the size of Alimera Sciences’ post-marketing study of Iluvien, according to a company press release.

The study, originally intended to follow 800 patients over 5 years, has shown consistent positive safety data, leading the company to seek a smaller sample size, the release said. There are currently 550 patients enrolled.

Voretigene neparvovec receives rare pediatric disease designation from FDA

July 21, 2017
The FDA offices of Orphan Products Development and Pediatric Therapeutics have designated voretigene neparvovec as a drug for a rare pediatric disease, according to a…

Akorn shareholders approve Fresenius Kabi merger

July 21, 2017
Akorn shareholders have approved a merger with Fresenius Kabi, according to an Akorn press release. Fresenius Kabi announced in April that it

NIH awards $1.9 million grant to study bacterial endophthalmitis

July 20, 2017
The National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.9 million grant to a Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher, according to…
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Comparison of Minimally Invasive Strabismus Surgery (MISS) and Conventional Strabismus Surgery Using the Limbal Approach

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2017, Volume 54 Issue 4
To compare minimally invasive strabismus surgery (MISS) with conventional strabismus surgery for horizontal recti in…
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Innovation or Interference? The Future of Generic Ophthalmics in a Challenging Regulatory Environment: Generic Ophthalmic Medications ARE Different!

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ista Pharmaceuticals.

An experienced research pharmacologist with expertise in the discovery and marketing of ophthalmic medications offers…
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