Halozyme Announces Findings From Janssen's Phase 3 Andromeda Study Evaluating Subcutaneous Daratumumab Utilizing ENHANZE® In Light-Chain Amyloidosis Presented At European Hematology Association 25th Annual Congress
SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) today announced that Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) presented data from its Phase III ANDROMEDA (AMY3001) study of subcutaneous (SC) daratumumab utilizing ENHANZE® in combination with cyclophosphamide, bortezomib and dexamethasone (CyBorD) for patients with newly diagnosed light-chain (AL) amyloidosis at the 25th Annual Congress of the European Hematology Association. Janssen reported that the study met the primary endpoint of percentage of patients with hematologic complete response. Additional information can be accessed here.
"We are excited that the subcutaneous formulation of daratumumab utilizing ENHANZE® has demonstrated positive results in a potentially new indication addressing an underserved population with limited treatment options," said Dr. Helen Torley.
Halozyme is a biopharmaceutical company bringing disruptive solutions to significantly improve patient experiences and outcomes for emerging and established therapies. Halozyme advises and supports its biopharmaceutical partners in key aspects of new drug development with the goal of improving patients' lives while helping its partners achieve global commercial success. As the innovators of the ENHANZE® technology, which can reduce hours-long treatments to a matter of minutes, Halozyme's commercially-validated solution has positively impacted more than 400,000 patient lives via four commercialized products across more than 100 global markets. Halozyme and its world-class partners are currently advancing multiple therapeutic programs intended to deliver innovative therapies, with the potential to improve the lives of patients around the globe. Halozyme's proprietary recombinant human hyaluronidase enzyme rHuPH20 forms the basis of the ENHANZE® drug delivery technology and is used to facilitate the subcutaneous delivery of injected drugs and fluids, potentially reducing the treatment burden of other drugs to patients. Halozyme has licensed its ENHANZE® drug delivery technology to leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies including Roche, Baxalta, Pfizer, Janssen, AbbVie, Lilly, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Alexion and argenx. Halozyme derives revenues from these collaborations in the form of milestones and royalties as the Company's partners make progress developing and commercializing their products being developed with ENHANZE®. Halozyme is headquartered in San Diego. For more information visit www.halozyme.com.
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