Legend Biotech (LEGN) Announces BCMA CAR-T Therapy Cilta-cel Accepted for Accelerated Assessment in Europe for the Treatment of R/R Multiple Myeloma

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Legend Biotech Announces BCMA CAR-T Therapy Cilta-cel Accepted for Accelerated Assessment in Europe for the Treatment of Relapsed and/or Refractory Multiple Myeloma

February 1, 2021 7:15 AM EST

SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Legend Biotech Corporation (NASDAQ: LEGN) (Legend Biotech), a global clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel cell therapies for oncology and other indications, announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted a request for an accelerated assessment of the Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for the investigational B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA) targeted chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy ciltacabtagene autoleucel (cilta-cel).

The request was made by Legends collaborator, Janssen Biotech, Inc.... More