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Leo Pharma executive on EU progress: This is a huge milestone for us

Now that the CHMP has recommended approval for the eczema drug Adtralza, Leo Pharma can start preparing for the firm's most significant launch in years.

Leo Pharma Corporate EVP and Head of Global R&D Jörg Möller | Photo: Leo Pharma / PR

On Friday, Leo Pharma received an approval recommendation for the drug tralokinumab, which will be known as Adtralza onwards, for treating eczema. This is the culmination of five years' hard work, and for the the Danish dermatology company, it is the first time it has full control of a global launch relating to one of its biological drugs.

For this reason, Leo Pharma Corporate Executive Vice President and Head of Global Research & Development Jörg Möller is happy to discuss the importance of this announcement from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) at the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

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