March 2011
Worldwide Biotech;Mar2011, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p2
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the oral synthetic retinoid, QLT091001, a drug developed by QLT Inc. in Vancouver, British Columbia, for the treatment of two diseases of inherited blindness which include the leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) and retinitis pigmentosa (RP). It reports that the drug has received good reviews from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP), as a potential treatment for RP and LCA. More details about RP, LCA, Synthetic Retinoid Drugs and the developer QLT, are provided.


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