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FDA Grants Priority Review for VEGF Trap-Eye for the Treatment of Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Date:4/18/2011

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the Company's Biologics License Application (BLA) for VEGF Trap-Eye for the treatment of the neovascular form of age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD).  The FDA also granted the Company's request for priority review of its BLA.  A Priority Review designation is given to drugs that offer major advances in treatment, or provide a treatment where no adequate therapy exists.  Under priority review, the target date for an FDA decision on the VEGF Trap-Eye BLA is August 20, 2011.

"We are very pleased that the FDA has chosen to grant priority review to VEGF Trap-Eye.  We look forward to working closely with the FDA to achieve our goal of bringing a new treatment option that offers a major advance to patients with age-related macular degeneration," said Leonard S. Schleifer, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Regeneron.

About VEGF Trap-EyeVascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) is a naturally occurring protein in the body.  Its normal role in a healthy organism is to trigger formation of new blood vessels (angiogenesis) supporting the growth of the body's tissues and organs.  However, in certain diseases, such as diabetes, it is also associated with the growth of abnormal new blood vessels in the eye, which exhibit vascular permeability and lead to edema.  VEGF Trap-Eye is a fusion protein consisting of portions of human VEGF receptors 1 and 2 extracellular domains fused to the Fc portion of human IgG1.  VEGF Trap-Eye binds all forms of VEGF-A, along with the related Placental Growth Factor (PlGF).  VEGF Trap-Eye is a specific and highly potent blocker of these growth factors.  VEGF Trap-Eye is specially purified and
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