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Approved biosimilar ranibizumab—a global update

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We would like to acknowledge help from Ira Steinberg, Coherus Biosciences, CA, USA, Alok Rasal, Intas pharmaceuticals, Ahmedabad, India and Oriol Mora Maltas, Biogen International GmbH, Baar, Switzerland for their contribution in sharing inputs on phase 3 data results of their products. BDK acknowledges an unrestricted grant from Research to Prevent Blindness to the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the University of California, Irvine.

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AS: conception, analysis, drafting, integrity check, final approval. MK, CI, NP, NK, FB, AL, and BDK: drafting, revision, analysis, integrity check.

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AS: Consultant: for Novartis, Allergan, Bayer and Intas. MK: Clinical Research: Alcon, Bayer, Hoya, Kowa, Novartis, Otsuka, Santen, Senju; Consultant: Chugai, Daicel, Novartis, Ono, Sanofi, Asahi-Kasei, Senju. CI: none. FB: Consultant: Allergan, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, FidiaSooft, Hofmann La Roche, Novartis, NTC Pharma, Sifi, Thrombogenics, Zeiss. AL reports other from Allergan, other from Novartis, other from Roche, other from Notal Vision, other from Forsightslabs, other from Beyeonics, other from Bayer Health Care. BDK: Clinical Research: Alimera, Allegro, Allergan, Apellis, Boehringer Ingelheim, Clearside, Genentech, GSK, Ionis, IvericBio, jCyte, Novartis, Regeneron; Consultant: Alimera, Allegro, Allergan, Eyebio, Eyedaptic, Galimedix, Genentech, Glaukos, Interface Biologics/Ripple Therapeutics, IvericBio, jCyte, Novartis, Regeneron, Revana, Theravance Biopharma. NK: none. NP: none.

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Sharma, A., Kondo, M., Iwahashi, C. et al. Approved biosimilar ranibizumab—a global update. Eye 37, 200–202 (2023).

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