Benitec Biopharma Reports Positive Interim Clinical Trial Data for First OPMD Subject Treated with BB-301 in Phase 1b/2a Study


-First efficacy signals demonstrated for a gene therapy under development for Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy (OPMD) which affects ~15,000 patients worldwide- – BB-301 facilitated improvements across multiple measures of swallowing function in the first Phase 1b/2a clinical study subject as compared to pretreatment assessments conducted during the observational natural history portion of the study- Excerpt from…

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Oncternal Announces First Patient Dosed in Fourth Cohort of Phase 1/2 Study of ONCT-534 for the Treatment of R/R Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer


Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Oncternal Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONCT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel oncology therapies, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in the fourth cohort of its Phase 1/2 study of ONCT-534 for the treatment of patients…

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Corvus Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Placebo-Controlled Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Soquelitinib for Atopic Dermatitis


Atopic dermatitis is the first immune disease indication being studied in the clinic for soquelitinib, the Company’s selective ITK inhibitor Corvus anticipates releasing initial clinical data from trial before year-end 2024 Excerpt from the Press Release: BURLINGAME, Calif., April 09, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRVS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced the…

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Corteria Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Study


Excerpt from the Press Release: Corteria Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of transformative therapies for heart failure and obesity, have announced the initiation of its Phase 1 study to evaluate the company’s first-in-class corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor 2 (CRF2) agonist, COR-1167, for the treatment of Worsening Heart Failure (WHF). COR-1167 is a once-daily…

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Kintara Therapeutics Announces Expansion of REM-001 Clinical Study to Include Patients on Pembrolizumab


Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Kintara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTRA) (“Kintara” or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of new solid tumor cancer therapies, today announced the expansion of the inclusion criteria in the open label 15- patient REM-001 study in cutaneous metastatic breast cancer…

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Olema Oncology Announces Publication of Data Highlighting Palazestrant’s Ability to Inhibit Wild-Type and Mutant ER+ Breast Cancer Both as Monotherapy and in Combination with CDK4/6 Inhibitors


Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN FRANCISCO, March 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Olema Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Olema” or “Olema Oncology,” Nasdaq: OLMA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted therapies for women’s cancers, today announced that Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, an American Association for Cancer Research journal, has selected as…

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Cullinan Oncology Announces U.S. FDA Clearance of Investigational New Drug Application for Novel MICA/B Antibody, CLN-619, for Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma


Company will initiate Phase 1 study of CLN-619 for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, first MICA/B antibody clinical study in hematologic malignancies Follows ongoing clinical study of CLN-619 alone and in combination with pembrolizumab in solid tumors, with anticipated updated clinical data in Q2 2024 Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 01, 2024…

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Alumis Presents Preclinical Data for Allosteric TYK2 Inhibitor A-005 at ACTRIMS


– A-005 is a potential first-in-class, brain penetrant TYK2 inhibitor for the treatment of neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases –– Data support planned Phase 1 clinical trial on track to initiate in 1H 2024 – Excerpt from the Press Release: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 1, 2024 – Alumis Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing oral…

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Carrick Therapeutics Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase 1b/2 Clinical Trial of Samuraciclib in Combination with Vepdegestrant in Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer


Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON, Feb. 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Carrick Therapeutics, an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing highly differentiated therapies, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in its Phase 1b/2 clinical trial evaluating the combination of samuraciclib (CT7001), an investigational oral and first-in-class inhibitor of CDK7, and vepdegestrant…

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Anti-Cancer Drugs Publishes Preclinical Data Demonstrating the Broad Antineoplastic Activity of Panavance’s Misetionamide (GP-2250)


Misetionamide showed broad antineoplastic activity in 15 different cancer types including multiple human cancer cell lines with no detrimental effect on normal cells Misetionamide reduces energy metabolism by inhibiting aerobic glycolysis Excerpt from the Press Release: BERWYN, PA, Feb. 01, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Panavance Therapeutics Inc. (“Panavance” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company…

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