Suggested remit - To appraise the clinical and cost effectiveness of ozanimod within its marketing authorisation for treating relapsing multiple sclerosis.
Status In progress
Process STA 2018
ID number 1294

Project Team

Project lead Jeremy Powell

Email enquiries

Evidence Review Group / Assessment Group Liverpool Reviews and Implementation Group, University of Liverpool


Companies sponsors Celgene (ozanimod)
Others Department of Health
  NHS England
  Welsh Government
Patient carer groups Multiple Sclerosis Society
  Multiple Sclerosis Trust
Professional groups Association of British Neurologists
  UK Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nurse Association
  Royal College of Physicians


Comparator companies Bayer (interferon beta-1b) (confidentiality agreement not signed, not participating)
  Biogen Idec (dimethyl fumarate, interferon beta-1a, natalizumab, peginterferon beta-1a)
  Genzyme Therapeutics (alemtuzumab, teriflunomide) (confidentiality agreement not signed, not participating)
  Merck Serono (cladribine tablets, interferon beta-1a) (confidentiality agreement not signed, not participating)
  Novartis (fingolimod, interferon beta-1b)
  Teva UK (glatiramer acetate) (confidentiality agreement not signed, not participating)
  Roche (ocrelizumab)
General commentators All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre
  British National Formulary
  Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety for Northern Ireland
  Healthcare Improvement Scotland
  Scottish Medicines Consortium
  Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee


Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
22 January 2021 - 12 February 2021 Appraisal consultation
10 December 2020 Committee meeting: 1
02 July 2020 In progress. In progress
30 June 2020 Proposed. In progress
30 June 2020 Ozanimod for treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis has now been rescheduled into the work programme and is due to be discussed at committee on 10 December 2020. The topic webpage will be updated with the new timelines and expected publication date in due course. The new timelines are subject to staff capacity and the ongoing management of the COVID-19 situation and we will continue to review our plans and update our stakeholders accordingly.
05 May 2020 Schedule affected by COVID-19. Topic update: this appraisal has not been defined as therapeutically critical. The appraisal will therefore be paused. At this stage, we are unable to provide alternative timelines as to when the appraisal may be re-started but we will provide an update when this information is available.
02 September 2019 Invitation to participate
30 August 2019 In progress. In progress
30 January 2018 - 27 February 2018 Consultation on suggested remit, draft scope and provisional matrix of consultees and commentators

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