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UCB showcases strength of the expanding dermatology portfolio at the 31st EADV Congress

September 3, 2022
Life sciences

UCB, a global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it will present 20 abstracts across its dermatology portfolio at the 31st European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress being held in Milan, Italy from September 7-10. The abstracts, accepted for poster presentation, underscore UCB’s commitment to delivering innovative solutions that aim to address the unmet needs of people living with dermatological diseases.

“We are proud to present new data from our expanding dermatology portfolio at the 31st EADV Congress. At UCB, our ambition is to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases such as psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and the strength of scientific data at this year’s congress reaffirms our long-standing commitment to raising standards of care,” said Emmanuel Caeymaex, Executive Vice President, Immunology Solutions and Head of U.S., UCB.

Key data to be presented on bimekizumab include new results from the BE BRIGHT open-label extension study evaluating maintenance of response with bimekizumab through three years in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who responded at week 16. New analysis of pooled safety data from up to three years of treatment with bimekizumab in the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis across Phase 2 and 3 clinical trials will also be presented.

For certolizumab pegol, data to be presented include three year data from three Phase 3 trials evaluating the association of patient reported outcomes (Dermatology Life Quality Index, DLQI 0/1) with relative skin clearance improvements (Psoriasis Area and Severity Index, PASI) in subgroups of adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

By UCB, Press Release

Source: ucb.com

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