Black Diamond Therapeutics Announces First Patients Dosed in Phase 1 Clinical Trial Expansion Cohorts Evaluating BDTX-1535 in Patients with Intrinsic Driver and Acquired Resistance EGFR Mutation Positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer


Company to present BDTX-1535 dose escalation data in NSCLC at the AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference in October 2023 Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Black Diamond Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDTX), a clinical-stage precision oncology company developing therapies that target families of oncogenic mutations in patients with genetically…

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Bicycle Therapeutics Announces Expedited Development Plan for BT8009 in Metastatic Bladder Cancer


Alignment with U.S. FDA on design of Phase 2/3 registrational trial, to be initiated in 1Q 2024 Innovative study design allows for potential accelerated approval in untreated (first-line) and previously treated (second-line plus) metastatic bladder cancer Conference call and webcast today at 8 a.m. ET Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, England & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bicycle…

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Erasca Doses First Patient in SEACRAFT-1 Phase 1b Trial Evaluating Naporafenib Plus Trametinib in Patients with RAS Q61X Solid Tumors


Anti-tumor activity in patients with NRAS Q61X melanoma and KRAS Q61X NSCLC supports tissue agnostic development in RAS Q61X solid tumors Initial Phase 1b combination data from SEACRAFT-1 expected in Q2-Q4 2024 Dosing of first patient in pivotal SEACRAFT-2 trial in NRAS-mutant melanoma expected in H1 2024 Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO, Aug.…

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HyBryte™ Expanded Treatment Trial in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma Opens Enrollment


Study Supported by $2.6 Million FDA Orphan Products Development Grant Excerpt from the Press Release: PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Soligenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat rare diseases where there is an unmet medical need, announced today that patient enrollment…

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ESMO GI Data: Agenus’ Botensilimab/Balstilimab Combination Achieves Unprecedented Survival in Advanced Colorectal Cancer


Median Overall Survival of 20.9 Months for Patients Without Active Liver Metastases Surpasses the Recently Reported 12.9-Month Benchmark with Standard of Care in this Population Excerpt from the Press Release: LEXINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Immuno-oncology leader, Agenus (Nasdaq: AGEN), shared promising data today from its Phase 1b trial on the botensilimab and balstilimab combination at a late-breaking…

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Zenocutuzumab (Zeno) granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for the treatment of NRG1+ pancreatic cancer


Excerpt from the Press Release: UTRECHT, The Netherlands and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 29, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Merus N.V. (Nasdaq: MRUS), a clinical-stage oncology company developing innovative, full-length multispecific antibodies (Biclonics® and Triclonics®) for cancer, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) for zenocutuzumab (Zeno) for the treatment…

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Panavance Therapeutics Announces Publication of Encouraging Preclinical Data Evaluating GP-2250 for the Treatment of Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC)


Data indicate that GP-2250 has anti-neoplastic effects in virus-negative MCC cells as evidenced by tumor cell viability, proliferation and migration GP-2250 demonstrated ability to downregulate protein expression of aberrant tumorigenic pathways in virus-negative MCC cell lines Excerpt from the Press Release: BERWYN, Pa., June 29, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Panavance Therapeutics Inc. (“Panavance” or the…

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Pionyr Immunotherapeutics’ Phase 1a Study of TREM1-targeting Antibody PY159 for the Treatment of Solid Tumors Featured at ASCO 2023


Excerpt from the Press Release: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pionyr Immunotherapeutics, Inc., a company developing first-in-class Myeloid Tuning™ antibody therapeutics that enhance the body’s antitumor immunity by altering, or “tuning,” immune cells within the tumor microenvironment, announced today that PY159, a monoclonal antibody targeting TREM1 (triggering receptor expressed on macrophages 1), was well-tolerated with signals…

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eFFECTOR Therapeutics Reports Positive Data Updates from Phase 2 Expansion Cohorts Evaluating Zotatifin in Patients with ER+ Metastatic Breast Cancer at the ASCO 2023 Annual Meeting


Excerpt from the Press Release: eFFECTOR Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFTR), a leader in the development of selective translation regulator inhibitors (“STRIs”) for the treatment of cancer, today announced positive interim data updates from a Phase 2 expansion cohort evaluating zotatifin combined with fulvestrant and abemaciclib (ZFA triplet) in patients with ER+ metastatic breast cancer (mBC).…

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Interim Results From Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial in Solid Tumor Cancers Demonstrate Aulos Bioscience’s AU-007 is Well Tolerated and Uniquely Reduces Regulatory T Cells


New data in ASCO 2023 abstract show continued trend in decreasing Tregs and eosinophils, bolstering novel mechanism of action of AU-007, Aulos’ computationally designed antibody in the IL-2 class Initial anti-tumor activity has been observed since the ASCO data cutoff date, with additional data anticipated by year-end as the Phase 1/2 trial continues to enroll…

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