Ianalumab is under clinical development by Novartis and currently in Phase II for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis have a 40% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how Ianalumab’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

GlobalData tracks drug-specific phase transition and likelihood of approval scores, in addition to indication benchmarks based off 18 years of historical drug development data. Attributes of the drug, company and its clinical trials play a fundamental role in drug-specific PTSR and likelihood of approval.

Ianalumab overview

Ianalumab is under development for the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, primary Sjogren's syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas including diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, follicular lymphoma (FL), marginal zone lymphoma (MZL), mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), autoimmune hemolytic anemia, primary immune thrombocytopenia and lupus nephritis. The therapeutic candidate is administered through subcutaneous and intravenous routes. It is a monoclonal antibody that acts by targeting BAFF receptor (BAFF-R). The therapeutic candidate is based on HuCAL (human combinatorial antibody library) technology. It is a new molecular entity (NME).

The drug candidate was also under development for the treatment of relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia, pemphigus vulgaris and relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).

Novartis overview

Novartis is a healthcare company that focuses on the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription and generic pharmaceutical products and eye care products. It provides drugs for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, dermatological conditions, neurological disorders, ophthalmic and respiratory diseases, hematologic diseases, solid tumors, immune disorders, and infections, among others. The company offers generic medicines and biosimilars through Sandoz. Novartis conducts research in various disease areas through The Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). The company operates through a network of subsidiaries and offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. Novartis is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

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GlobalData’s Likelihood of Approval analytics tool dynamically assesses and predicts how likely a drug will move to the next stage in its clinical pathway (PTSR), as well as how likely the drug will be approved (LoA). This is based on a proprietary algorithm built from the drugs’ sales forecast, regulatory milestones, cost forecasts, WACC rate and other proprietary data sources found on GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Intelligence Center.