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But investors were more focused on data from the Mystic study of Imfinzi, a monoclonal antibody designed to make a patient’s immune system attack tumors.
The drug, a monoclonal antibody called cirmtuzumab, is named after CIRM, which funded the research that produced the drug.
Hill and colleagues treated 48 transplant patients with tocilizumab, a monoclonal antibody approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis that blocks the IL-6 receptor on cell surfaces.
But for select patients—including several whose asthma doesn’t respond well to traditional management—a new set of therapies called monoclonal antibodies are now hitting the market.
Another monoclonal drug from Lilly’s biotechnology center, galcanezumab, treats migraine.
The center’s research produced the psoriasis drug Taltz, (ixekizumab), a monoclonal antibiody approved by the Food and Drug Administration last year.
Steve Danehy, a Pfizer spokesman, said that up to 87 percent of patients taking drugs known as monoclonal antibodies, for instance, will develop antibodies of their own that block the drug.
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medical Definition of monoclonal
- a monoclonal tumor
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