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Novartis presented the histology data of iscalimab in patients underwent transplantation

Updated: Jun 6, 2019

Novartis presented the histology data of iscalimab in the patients who underwent kidney transplantation. The study is showing the durability and long-term benefits with iscalimab in the patients who underwent kidney transplantation.


Iscalimab is a monoclonal antibody. Mechanism of action includes inhibiting cluster of differentiation 40 (CD40) pathway signaling and activation of CD40+ cell types


The data was presented at the American Transplant Congress. The efficacy of iscalimab compared with tacrolimus by using chronic allograft damage index, 60% of patients shown normal histological data in the iscalimab arm compared to none on tacrolimus arm.