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Drug Pipeline Insights Report

3 new drugs to watch this fall

Are these new gene therapies worth the price?​

By Sumit Dutta, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Optum Rx | Published: October 2022

Welcome to the fall edition of Drugs to Watch.


As the year begins to close, we highlight three essential pipeline drugs with an expected U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision this fall.

Two of the three drugs discussed have an Orphan Drug designation while the third was granted Priority Review. In today's market, we are seeing new orphan drugs more frequently and expect this trend to continue. However, you may be surprised by the price tag.

The drugs in this report include treatments for:

  • Kidney disease
  • Inherited bleeding disorder
  • Eye disease

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