February 23, 2024

European Commission Approves First CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Edited Therapy, CASGEVY™ (exagamglogene autotemcel), for the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and Transfusion-Dependent Beta Thalassemia (TDT)

https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2024/02/13/2827965/0/en/European-Commission-Approves-First-CRISPR-Cas9-Gene-Edited-Therapy-CASGEVY-exagamglogene-autotemcel-for-the-Treatment-of-Sickle-Cell-Disease-SCD-and-Transfusion-Dependent-Beta-Thal.html

 —Over 8,000 patients 12 years of age and older with severe SCD or TDT may be eligible for treatment

ZUG, Switzerland and BOSTON, Feb. 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CRISPR Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CRSP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on creating transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases, announced today that the European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorization to CASGEVY™ (exagamglogene autotemcel [exa-cel]), a CRISPR/Cas9 gene edited therapy. CASGEVY is approved for the treatment of patients who are 12 years of age and older with severe sickle cell disease (SCD) characterized by recurrent vaso-occlusive crises (VOCs) or transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia (TDT), for whom hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) transplantation is appropriate and a human leukocyte antigen matched related HSC donor is not available.

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