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CHMP Recommends Approval of Legend’s CAR-T as Second-Line Multiple Myeloma Therapy

publication date: Feb 23, 2024

Legend Biotech reported Europe’s CHMP recommended approval of its lead CAR-T drug, Carvykti®, for a new indication: second-line therapy for adult patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. Carvykti® (ciltacabtagene autoleucel) is a B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA)-directed genetically modified autologous T cell immunotherapy. It is currently indicated to treat adult M/M patients as a fifth-line therapy. The filing was conducted by a subsidiary of Janssen, Legend’s partner on the drug. Legend was spun out of Nanjing’s GenScript, though it now lists Somerset, NJ as its global headquarters while continuing to operate in Nanjing as well. More details...

Stock Symbol: (NSDQ: LEGN)

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