07.11.18

EyePoint Pharmaceuticals Announces Data Highlighting YUTIQ for Posterior Segment Uveitis to be Presented at ASRS

Source: EyePoint Pharmaceuticals

EyePoint Pharmaceuticals announced that three abstracts supporting the company’s YUTIQ (fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant) 3-year micro-insert for noninfectious posterior segment uveitis have been accepted for presentation at the 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) being held July 20-25, 2018 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Details for the ASRS presentations are as follows:

Title: Confirmatory 1-Year Study Results of an Injectable Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Insert to Treat Noninfectious Posterior Segment Uveitis
Presenter: Glenn J. Jaffe, MD, Robert Machemer Professor of Ophthalmology, Duke Eye Center
Session Title: Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases Symposium
Data and Time: Wednesday, July 25, 2018; 8:50 AM PDT

Title: Controlling Uveitic Recurrences: Results From a Phase 3 Study of 0.18 mg Fluocinolone Acetonide Insert (FAi) in Noninfectious Posterior Uveitis
Presenter: Quan Nguyen, MD, MSc, Professor of Ophthalmology Byers Eye Institute, Stanford University
Session Title: Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases Symposium
Date and Time: Wednesday, July 25, 2018; 8:58 AM PDT 

Title: Injectable Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Insert Reduces the Need for Adjunctive Treatment in Noninfectious Posterior Segment Uveitis
Presenter: Sunil Srivastava, MD, Staff Physician, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Session Title: Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases Symposium
Date and Time: Wednesday, July 25, 2018; 9:06 AM  PDT

“We are pleased that data from our phase 3 YUTIQ program have been selected for multiple presentations at ASRS, and we look forward to sharing these exciting findings with the retinal community,” Nancy Lurker, President and Chief Executive Officer, said in a company news release. “An NDA for YUTIQ for the treatment of noninfectious posterior segment uveitis is currently under review by the FDA, with a PDUFA action date of November 5, 2018. Noninfectious posterior segment uveitis represents the third leading cause of blindness, and we believe that, if approved, YUTIQ has the potential to serve as an important new treatment option for the thousands of patients suffering from this disease.”

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