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Campath in Leukemia Yields to Lemtrada in Multiple Sclerosis

By Marie Powers
Staff Writer

Thursday, August 23, 2012
Sanofi SA is withdrawing the leukemia drug Campath (alemtuzumab), a major bone of contention during the fractious negotiations preceding its 2011 acquisition of Genzyme Corp., in favor of rebranding the CD52-targeting antibody as Lemtrada in the planned indication of multiple sclerosis (MS).

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