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Year in Review: Top Regulatory Developments of 2023

As we kick off 2024, we reflect on regulatory developments in the biologics and biosimilars space in 2023.  Below are some of the top regulatory developments from 2023. FDA Approvals In 2023, there were 23 FDA approvals of Biologic License Applications, including for Vertex’s CASGEVY and Bluebird’s LYFGENIA, the first…

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FDA Approves First Cell-Based Therapies for Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease

On December 8, 2023, the FDA approved the first cell-based gene therapies for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD) in patients 12 years and older—Vertex’s CASGEVY and Bluebird’s LYFGENIA.  SCD is a group of inherited blood disorders affecting approximately 100,000 people in the U.S. and inducing a median life…

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