This KOL Insight briefing focuses on the IFN gene signature as a potential biomarker in Lupus.
The briefing includes analysis of KOL opinion on the following topic areas -
- Awareness of biomarkers and predictors of disease activity in lupus
- Usefulness of the type I IFN signature test to identify patients who are most likely to respond to IFN-targeting therapies
- Impact of availability of a biomarker on willingness to prescribe a therapy
- Implementing a potential IFN biomarker test in clinical practice
- Willingness to prescribe anifrolumab to patients who do not display the interferon biomarker
- Barriers to using IFN signature test to stratify patients in clinical practice
- Impact of data suggesting that high IFN? gene expression is closely associated with SLE on opinion of anifrolumab’s efficacy
- Impact of data suggesting that high IFN? gene expression is more closely associated with LN than IFN? on opinion of anifrolumab’s efficacy
- Majority of KOLs use complement & anti-DNA to monitor disease activity in clinical practice, while most are aware of the type I IFN signature test
- Most KOLs flagged that the type I IFN signature test will be useful to stratify patients most likely to respond to type I IFN-targeting therapies
- Most KOLs agreed that the availability of a biomarker would strongly influence their willingness to prescribe a therapy such as anifrolumab.
- The insight briefing is based on Sociable Pharma’s analysis of primary research with our lupus key opinion leaders (KOLs)
- In total, we conducted interviews with 14 KOLs: Seven Europe-based & seven US-based
- Interviews performed in December 2017
- KOL data is analyzed to produce: Charts summarizing KOL opinions
- Chart call-outs of key information & details
- KOL quotes
- Summary of KOL reporting trends
- Insight from Sociable Pharma’s analysts.
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- Combines Qualitative & semi-quantitative insight from key opinion leaders on "Biomarker Potential of Type I IFN Gene Signature in Lupus"
- Includes insight & recommendations from our disease-specific healthcare analysts
- Utilizes independent expert viewpoints to validate the impact of new clinical data & emerging trends on management of Lupus
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