Humanized monoclonal antibody shows promise in treating geographic atrophy

HAMBURG —  Lampalizumab, a  humanized, monoclonal antibody directed against complement factor D, showed high safety profile and efficacy in inhibiting geographic atrophy in a study presented at the Euretina meeting.  “This study represents a breakthrough, because for the first time we have a potential treatment option for geographic atrophy,” Frank G. Holz, MD, said.

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