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Press Release : Novartis investigational oral -2-

06/11/2021 | 03:00am EDT

Novartis is reimagining medicine to improve and extend people's lives. As a leading global medicines company, we use innovative science and digital technologies to create transformative treatments in areas of great medical need. In our quest to find new medicines, we consistently rank among the world's top companies investing in research and development. Novartis products reach nearly 800 million people globally and we are finding innovative ways to expand access to our latest treatments. About 110,000 people of more than 140 nationalities work at Novartis around the world. Find out more at https://www.novartis.com.

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      Hemolysis And Leads To Durable Hemoglobin Increase In Patients With 
      Treatment-Naïve PNH. Abstract presented at the 26th Annual Congress 
      of the European Hematology Association (EHA) 2021. 
   2. Risitano AM. Anti-Complement Treatment in Paroxysmal Nocturnal 
      Hemoglobinuria: Where we Stand and Where we are Going. Transl Med UniSa 
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      Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: Application of a Novel Classification to 
      Identify Unmet Clinical Needs and Future Clinical Goals. Blood 
      2019;134(Suppl 1):3517. 
   4. Risitano AM, Röth A, Soret J, et al. Addition of iptacopan, an oral 
      factor B inhibitor, to eculizumab in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal 
      haemoglobinuria and active haemolysis: an open-label, single-arm, phase 
      2, proof-of-concept trial. Lancet Haematol. Published online 2021. 
   5. Novartis. Novartis investigational oral therapy iptacopan (LNP023) 
      receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for PNH and Rare Pediatric 
      Disease Designation for C3G. Available at: 
      Accessed March 2021. 
   6. Novartis. Data on file. 
   7. Schubart A, et al. Small-molecule factor B inhibitor for the treatment of 
      complement-mediated diseases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 
   8. Merle NS, et al. Complement system part II: role in immunity. Front 
      Immunol 2015;6:257. 
   9. Novartis press release. Novartis announces iptacopan met Phase II study 
      primary endpoint in rare kidney disease IgA nephropathy (IgAN). Available 
      Accessed June 2021. 
  10. Novartis press release. Novartis announces new interim analysis Phase II 
      data for iptacopan in rare kidney disease C3 glomerulopathy (C3G). 
      Available at: 
      Accessed June 2021. 
  11. Hill A, et al. Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria. Nat Rev Dis Primers 
  12. Risitano AM. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and the complement 
      system: recent insights and novel anticomplement strategies. Adv Exp Med 
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  13. Risitano AM and Rotoli B. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria: 
      pathophysiology, natural history and treatment options in the era of 
      biological agents. Biologics 2008;2(2):205--222. 
  14. Hill A, et al. Eculizumab prevents intravascular hemolysis in patients 
      with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and unmasks low-level 
      extravascular hemolysis occurring through C3 opsonization. Haematologica 
  15. Schrezenmeier H, et al. Baseline characteristics and disease burden in 
      patients in the International Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria 
      Registry. Haematologica 2014;99(5):922--929. 
  16. Novartis. Novartis received European Medicines Agency (EMA) PRIME 
      designation for iptacopan (LNP) in C3 glomerulopathy (C3G). Available 
      at: https://www.novartis.com/news/media-releases/novartis-received-europe 
      -c3g. Accessed March 2021. 
  17. Novartis. Novartis announces European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted 
      orphan drug designation for iptacopan (LNP023) in IgA nephropathy (IgAN). 
      Available at: 
      Accessed March 2021. 

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