ⓘ Lebrikizumab

                                     

ⓘ Lebrikizumab

Lebrikizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody and an experimental immunosuppressive drug for the treatment of asthma that cannot be adequately controlled with inhalable glucocorticoids. The drug was created by Tanox under the name TNX-650, and a phase I clinical trial for refractory Hodgkin’s lymphoma had been performed when Genentech acquired Tanox in 2007. It has successfully completed a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of asthma.