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Aurinia announces licensing partner Otsuka filed initial marketing authorization application (MAA) for voclosporin with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for lupus nephritis.

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Published:28th Jun 2021
Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced that the Company’s licensing partner, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Europe Ltd. , filed an initial Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for voclosporin for the treatment of lupus nephritis (LN) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

LN is a complication of the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) that seriously impacts the kidneys.

In January 2021, the FDA approved voclosporin in combination with a background immunosuppressive therapy regimen for the treatment of adult patients with active LN and it is currently available in the U.S. under the brand name Lupkynis.

Condition: Lupus Nephritis
Type: drug

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