Genentech's Actemra gains FDA approval for rheumatoid arthritis

01/10/2010 | San Francisco Chronicle

The FDA approved Genentech's Actemra, the only rheumatoid arthritis drug that targets the interleukin-6 protein, which plays a role in joint inflammation. The treatment is expected to benefit patients who do not respond to Remicade, Humira or Enbrel, which target an inflammatory protein called tumor necrosis factor-alpha.

View Full Article in:

San Francisco Chronicle

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Financial Officer
B. E. Smith
Miramar, FL
Claims Director
PacificSource
Springfield, OR
Consultant
Attest Health Care Advisors
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney
Coats and Bennett PLLC
Cary, NC
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA