ECCO 2022 – New Long-Term Data For TREMFYA in Crohn’s Disease (CD)

Returning guest, Dr. Bruce Sands, MD, MS, Chief of the Dr. Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the Mount Sinai Hospital discusses findings from the Phase 2 GALAXI-1 trial which showed that the majority of adults with moderately to severely active CD maintained clinical remission and corticosteroid-free remission through 48 weeks with TREMFYA ® (guselkumab).  These data were presented at the 17th Congress of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) 2022

Bruce Sands, MD, MS, is the Dr. Burrill B. Crohn Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. Dr. Sands was awarded his BA and MD from Boston University, and trained in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. After completing GI fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, he joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School and served as the Acting Chief of the Gastrointestinal Unit at MGH before moving to Mount Sinai in 2010 as Chief of the Dr. Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology. Dr. Sands is widely recognized for his clinical investigations of new therapeutics for the inflammatory bowel diseases and has published over 250 original manuscripts. He was the lead investigator of the landmark studies ACCENT 2, UNIFI and VARSITY, published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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