August 2010
Worldwide Biotech;Aug2010, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p6
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The article focuses on a new drug application (NDA) submitted by Alimera Sciences Inc. to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Iluvien flucocinolone acetonide intravitreal insert for diabetic macular edema (DME) treatment. A priority review is being requested by the company, which may prompt the FDA to release an action letter in the fourth quarter of 2010. According to Dan Myers, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Alimera, Iluvien will serve as an alternative to the traditional multiple corticosteroid injections.


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