Kiadis Pharma announces filing of marketing authorization with the European Medicines Agency for ATIR101™ in blood cancers

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 26, 2017 – Kiadis Pharma N.V. (“Kiadis Pharma” or the “Company”) (Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels: KDS), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative products to make bone marrow transplantations for patients suffering from blood cancers and inherited blood disorders safer and more effective, today announces it has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its lead product, ATIR101™. The Company is seeking marketing approval in the European Union for ATIR101™ as an adjunctive treatment in haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) for malignant disease.
The filing is based on Kiadis Pharma’s existing clinical data and follows positive interactions with the EMA Rapporteur and Co-Rapporteur which indicated support for the filing using the Company’s single dose Phase II trial with ATIR101™ as the pivotal study. The Company submitted the application under the European Union’s centralized procedure, which permits the agency to issue a single marketing authorization that is valid across all EU countries.
Arthur Lahr, Chief Executive Officer of Kiadis Pharma, commented: “Submission of this MAA to the EMA marks a pivotal point in Kiadis Pharma’s development and brings us a significant step closer towards commercializing our lead product ATIR101™ for the treatment of blood cancer, across the EU. The data generated thus far for ATIR101™ has been very positive and we are optimistic that we will receive a positive outcome from the EMA during the second half of 2018, allowing us to make ATIR101™ available to transplantation centers across the EU in 2019. It is a great achievement that Kiadis Pharma has reached this milestone on its own merit, which only a very few biotech companies accomplish, and it is testament to the strength of the unique data and of the Kiadis Pharma organization.
Positive and significant results from Kiadis Pharma’s single dose Phase II trial with ATIR101™ were reported on December 5, 2016 at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). The data showed that ATIR101™ significantly improved overall survival compared to a historical matched control. In addition, relapse and Graft-versus-Host-Disease (GVHD) rates were significantly lower than those reported for alternative approaches for HSCT. Specifically, ATIR101™ did not elicit acute grade III-IV GVHD in any patient.

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