Clinical hold for gene therapy programme

Tuesday 22 December 2020
Country

Netherlands

The US Food and Drug Administration has placed a clinical hold on uniQure NV’s gene therapy programme in haemophilia B following a possibly related serious adverse event, the company announced on 21 December. The hold affects the company’s pivotal Phase 3 study called HOPE-B which recently reported positive initial data at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).