Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Genentech's Lucentis restores diabetic vision loss, FDA says

Genentech Inc.'s eye drug Lucentis improved the vision of people with a type of blindness associated with diabetes, drug regulators said in a report Tuesdayaccording to the news agency Bloomberg. The report came in advance of a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee meeting Thursday in which Genentech hopes to expand the use of Lucentis from wet age-related macular degeneration to patients with diabetic macular edema.

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