London, UK – 7 June 2017: Oxford BioMedica plc (“Oxford BioMedica” or “the Group”) (LSE:OXB), a leading gene and cell therapy group, notes that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has scheduled an Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee meeting on 12 July 2017 to review the CTL019 (tisagenlecleucel-T) Biologics License Application (BLA) filing in relapsed and refractory (r/r) paediatric and young adult patients with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).
Novartis announced in March 2017 that the FDA accepted CTL019 for review and granted priority review status.
Oxford BioMedica is the sole manufacturer of the lentiviral vector expressing CTL019 for Novartis. As announced in October 2014, Oxford BioMedica will also receive undisclosed royalties on potential future sales of Novartis CAR-T products.
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