Macular Degeneration is an indication for drug development with over 570 pipeline drugs currently active. According to GlobalData, preregistered drugs for Macular Degeneration have a 80% likelihood of approval (LoA) indication benchmark. GlobalData’s report assesses how phase transition success rate (PTSR) and likelihood of approval (LoA) scores for pipeline drugs in Macular Degeneration compared to historical benchmarks. Buy the report here.

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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.

Macular Degeneration overview

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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 clinical development (PTSR), as well as how likely the drug will be approved (LoA). This is based on a combination of machine learning and a proprietary algorithm to process data points from various databases found on GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Intelligence Center.