May 19, 2014
Dear Nelson, I appreciate you so much for your effort in defending HIV and tell us more information about Ibalizumab . On April 24 you talked about Ibalizumab and you wrote that we hopefully will hear something by June.Do you have any new good news about it now?
| Response from Mr. Vergel
We are still waiting about the FDA review of the drug for orphan drug status. It may happen soon, I hope.
Orphan drug status will make it easier for the IV administration to get approved for patients with limited HIV treatment options.
Are you waiting to access ibalizumab?
I am also following two new drugs closely made by BMS. They have an attachment and a maturation inhibitor that will start their phase 3 studies early next year. Both drugs could work in deep salvage patients.
Check back with me in a month or so to keep you updated. What is your current situation?
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