Dissecting Spesolimab's Approval With Boehringer Ingelheim's Carine Boustany

Source: Bioprocess Online

Join Matt Pillar for a conversation with Carine Boustany, PharmD, Ph.D. and SVP, US Research Site Head and Global Head of Immunology and Respiratory Diseases at Boehringer Ingelheim. On this episode of the Business of Biotech, we walk through the story leading up to the recent approval of spesolimab. In September 2022, spesolimab was approved in the USA for the treatment of generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) flares in adults. Dr. Boustany shares the antibody's fortuitous discovery, the challenges her team faced on the path to approval, and how those challenges were overcome.

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