Orphan Drug Status Designated for TRU-016 for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Emergent BioSolutions announced that TRU-016 has been granted orphan drug designation by the FDA for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients. TRU-016 is currently being evaluated in multiple human Phase 1 clinical studies for the treatment of CLL and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

TRU-016 is a humanized anti-CD37, mono-specific protein. 

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