A US Food and Drug Administration advisory committee meeting on Biogen, Inc.’s Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab will offer some insight into the amount of flexibility the agency and its external experts are willing to exercise for neurodegenerative diseases with high unmet need, particularly in the wake of a December 2019 guidance document on the quantum and type of data capable of satisfying the “substantial evidence” standard.

On 6 November, the Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee will consider the benefit/risk profile of aducanumab, an anti-amyloid-beta antibody infusion intended for treatment of Alzheimer’s, according to a notice due to publish in… Read more »