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Darzalex performs well in Janssen's rare disease study

New data from Janssen supports the use of Genmab-developed drug Darzalex Faspro to treat the rare disease AL amyloidosis.

Photo: Joost Melis / Genmab / PR

On Wednesday, Johnson & Johnson-company Janssen Pharmaceuticals, which produces and sells Genmab's blockbuster drug Darzalex, announced positive trial results for the subcutaneous (under the skin) version of this drug for treating the rare disease amyloid light-chain (AL) amyloidosis.

The results stem from the combination study Andromeda, which is also the basis of the positive opinion which the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) published on Friday last week.

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