Squalamine lactate preserves vision in phase II trial

Key Biscayne, FL—In a small, phase II clinical trial of squalamine lactate (Evizon, Genaera Corp.), a systemically delivered drug for the treatment of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), all patients who received a 40-mg dose had preserved or improved vision through a 4-month study period, reported Carl Regillo, MD, FACS.