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Apellis Reports Results of Pegcetacoplan in P-III (DERBY and OAKS) Studies for Geographic Atrophy (GA)

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Apellis Reports Results of Pegcetacoplan in P-III (DERBY and OAKS) Studies for Geographic Atrophy (GA)

Apellis Reports Results of Pegcetacoplan in P-III (DERBY and OAKS) Studies for Geographic Atrophy (GA)

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  • The P-III DERBY and OAKS studies evaluate the efficacy and safety of intravitreal pegcetacoplan vs sham in 621 and 637 patients with GA or secondary to AMD respectively
  • Both monthly and every-other-mos. pegcetacoplan continued to reduce GA lesion @18mos. with all p-values (nominal) below 0.05. Therapy showed potential for improving treatment effects over time
  • In OAKS & DERBY, reduction in GA lesion growth with both monthly (22% & 13%) and every other mos. treatment (16% & 12%) respectively. Additionally, The company plans to submit the NDA to the US FDA in Q2’22

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