pSivida Corp Receives FDA Clearance for Pivotal Trials for Injectable Sustained-Release Micro-Insert to Treat Uveitis
Published: Jul 19, 2012
WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--pSivida Corp. (NASDAQ: PSDV)(ASX: PVA), a leader in developing sustained release, drug delivery products for treatment of back-of-the-eye diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its Investigational New Drug (IND) application to treat posterior uveitis with pSivida’s injectable sustained-release micro-insert. pSivida is now permitted to move directly to two Phase III trials to treat patients with posterior uveitis. These trials, which pSivida expects would enroll a total of 300 patients, would be in addition to the investigator-sponsored trial studying the same device for posterior uveitis announced last month.