Janssen Acquires Rights to Hemera’s HMR59 for Late-Stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration

 Janssen Acquires Rights to Hemera’s HMR59 for Late-Stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Janssen Acquires Rights to Hemera’s HMR59 for Late-Stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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  • Janssen acquires rights to Hemera’s HMR59, administered as a one-time, outpatient, IVT inj. to help preserve vision in patients with geographic atrophy
  • The acquisition will boost Janssen’s eye disease portfolio & strengthens its gene therapy capabilities
  • HMR59 is designed to increase the ability of retina cells to make a soluble form of CD59, helping to prevent further damage to the retina and preserve vision. The P-I study of the therapy for patients with geographic atrophy is completed while the P-I study exploring HMR59 in patients with wet-AMD is currently conducting follow-up visits to evaluate the long-term safety

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