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
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Manager, Compliance
Stryker
Fremont, CA
Director, Office of Device Evaluation
FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Silver Spring, MD
Director, Office of Compliance
FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Silver Spring, MD
Food & Drug Associate
Confidential
Washington, D.C., DC