Iveric Bio Reveals Positive Post-Hoc Analyses Of Zimura In Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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  • Iveric Bio Inc ISEE has shared the new post-hoc analyses of GATHER1 and the progress of GATHER2 clinical trials evaluating Zimura (avacincaptad pegol) for geographic atrophy (G.A.) secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • GATHER1 18 month post-hoc analyses show that Zimura 2 mg can potentially impact earlier stages of dry AMD before G.A.
  • A 19.6% reduction in the rate of progression from drusen to nascent G.A. (iRORA/cRORA) compared to sham was observed, representing a relative risk reduction of 72%.
  • iRORA/cRORA are earlier forms of dry AMD.
  • A 21.8% reduction in the rate of progression from iRORA to cRORA compared to sham, equivalent to 52% risk reduction.
  • The company will discuss an accelerated enrollment timeline and patient retention, including injection fidelity, for GATHER2.
  • It expects to complete enrollment in late July.
  • Topline data from GATHER2 is expected in the 2H of 2022.
  • ISEE will hold a webcast today at 10:00 a.m. E.T.
  • Price Action: ISEE shares are up 6.12% at $6.24 in the premarket session on the last check Friday.
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