Alimera Sciences (ALIM) Submits Iluvien(R) MAA for the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema
7/8/2010 10:14:07 AM
ATLANTA, July 8, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alimera Sciences, Inc., (Nasdaq:ALIM), ("Alimera"), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the United Kingdom (UK) for Iluvien® (fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal insert). Iluvien® is Alimera's investigational, sustained drug delivery system that releases sub-microgram levels of fluocinolone acetonide for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME). The MAA is being submitted through the Decentralized Procedure with the UK MHRA as the Reference Member State (RMS). Applications have also been submitted to the following other Concerned Member States (CMS) in the European Union: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain.
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