Boundless Bio Presents Preclinical Data on the Discovery of its Second ecDNA-Directed Therapeutic Candidate, BBI-825, at the 2023 AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics


Preclinical findings support the advancement of BBI-825, a novel, orally available, selective inhibitor of ribonucleotide reductase (RNR), as a differentiated treatment approach for ecDNA-enabled oncogene or resistance gene amplified cancers, including resistance associated with treatment of KRASG12C mutant colorectal cancer (CRC) A second poster presentation reveals insight into the intrinsic genomic plasticity of extrachromosomal DNA…

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Oncternal Therapeutics Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase 1/2 Study of Dual-Action AR Inhibitor, ONCT-534, in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer


Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO, Oct. 05, 2023 (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 Phase 1/2 dose escalation/dose expansion study of ONCT-534, the company’s dual-action androgen receptor inhibitor.…

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ALX Oncology Reports Positive Interim Phase 2 ASPEN-06 Clinical Trial Results of Evorpacept for the Treatment of Advanced HER2-Positive Gastric Cancer


— Evorpacept is the first CD47 blocker to show activity in a global randomized study in solid tumors — Interim efficacy results showed the confirmed overall response rate for evorpacept combination treatment was 52% compared to 22% for control treatment Excerpt from the Press Release: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ALX…

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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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