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Novo Nordisk turns up the heat on inlicensed Genmab drug with phase III preparations

Despite the fact that Novo Nordisk has yet to publicize data from a phase II trial of hemophilia drug Mim8, which the company has developed through a license agreement with Genmab, recruitment for a future phase III study has already begun.

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At Novo Nordisk, preparations are being made to begin a phase III trial of candidate Mim8, which the Danish company hopes to make a blockbuster drug – a drug expected to reach sales of over USD 1bn a year.

The preparations are being made despite the fact that Novo Nordisk has yet to present its data from a currently ongoing phase II study of the candidate. The company has previously stated that it expects results to be ready for publishing before the end of 2021.

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