eye http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis-based Mobius wins FDA approval to start production of eye surgery drug http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-based-mobius-wins-fda-approval-start-production-eye-surgery-drug <p>The <a href="http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/default.htm">U.S. Food and Drug Administration</a> has given St. Louis-based Mobius Therapeutics LLC the go-ahead to start production of a drug for use in eye surgery.</p><p>Mobius plans to have other St. Louis-area companies make and distribute the new drug, called Mitosol, which is FDA-approved for use in surgeries to treat <a href="http://www.nei.nih.gov/health/glaucoma/glaucoma_facts.asp">glaucoma</a>. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 16:20:24 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 3043 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis-based Mobius wins FDA approval to start production of eye surgery drug