Gamida Cell Provides Update on Pre-BLA Meeting With FDA for Omidubicel

Gamida Cell Ltd. (Nasdaq: GMDA), an advanced cell therapy company committed to cures for cancer and other serious diseases, completed a Type B Pre-Biologics License Application (BLA) meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for omidubicel, a potentially life-saving treatment for patients with blood cancers in need of stem cell transplant. The FDA requested that Gamida Cell provide revised analysis of the manufacturing data generated at Gamida Cell’s wholly-owned commercial manufacturing facility to demonstrate the comparability to the omidubicel that was produced at the clinical manufacturing sites for the Phase 3 study. The FDA did not request additional clinical data to initiate the BLA submission once analytical comparability is demonstrated. The company will continue to work collaboratively with the FDA and anticipates submitting the BLA in the first half of 2022 in lieu of the company’s previous plan to submit the BLA by the end of 2021.

“Despite the delay in timing to bring omidubicel to patients after a potential FDA approval, we are encouraged by the FDA’s reaction to our Phase 3 data as the pivotal trial of omidubicel. We have gained further clarity with the FDA on the requirements for demonstrating comparability for our commercial manufacturing facility,” said Julian Adams, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Gamida Cell. “With the FDA’s feedback in hand, we believe that we are one step closer for omidubicel to be made available to patients in need.”

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