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Ocrevus Approval Status

Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) is a humanized monoclonal antibody designed to target CD20-positive B-cells, which are implicated in the inflammatory and neurodegenerative processes of multiple sclerosis. Ocrevus is an investigational treatment for both relapsing (RMS) and primary progressive (PPMS) forms of multiple sclerosis.

Development Status and FDA Approval Process for Ocrevus

DateArticle
Sep 13, 2016Phase III Efficacy Results of Investigational Medicine Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) Reinforced by Exploratory Analyses in Two Forms of Multiple Sclerosis
Jun 28, 2016FDA Grants Priority Review for Genentech’s Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) Biologics License Application
Feb 17, 2016U.S. FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Roche’s Investigational Medicine Ocrelizumab in Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Oct  8, 2015Genentech’s Ocrelizumab First Investigational Medicine to Show Positive Pivotal Study Results in Both Relapsing and Primary Progressive Forms of Multiple Sclerosis
Sep 28, 2015Roche’s Ocrelizumab Shows Efficacy in Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis in Large Phase III Study
Oct 20, 2011Phase II Study Showed Ocrelizumab Maintained Significant Reduction in Disease Activity for Multiple Sclerosis Patients for Almost Two Years
Oct 15, 2010Phase II Study with Ocrelizumab Shows Significant Reduction in Disease Activity for Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Dec 11, 2009Genentech and Biogen Idec Announce Positive Results From First Phase III Trial of Ocrelizumab in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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