Dermira’s Lebrikizumab Data Set Up Atopic Dermatitis Showdown With Dupixent
Dermira hopes to move into Phase III quickly with IL-13 inhibitor lebrikizumab, looking at monthly dosing in the maintenance setting. Efficacy in Phase IIb appears similar to Sanofi/Regeneron’s Dupixent.
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