Array BioPharma announced positive results from the Phase III BEACON CRC trial evaluating a triple combination of the BRAF inhibitor Braftovi (encorafenib), the MEK inhibitor Mektovia (binimetinib), and the anti-EGFR antibody Erbitux (cetuximab) in patients with advanced BRAFV600E-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer after one or two lines of therapy.
Array BioPharma spun off some intellectual property and equipment into a new company, Yarra Therapeutics.
Pfizer launched a six-person biotech startup, SpringWorks Therapeutics, with a $103 million Series A financing. Joining Pfizer in funding the company was Bain Capital Life Sciences, Bain Capital Double Impact, OrbiMed and LifeArc, formerly known as MRC Technology.
Two pharma giants are combining forces to take on multiple cancers in a deal worth up to $8.5 billion.
– Array to receive a $30 million up-front payment and up to $425 million in additional development and commercialization milestones, as well as robust double-digit royalties on future sales – – Array retains full commercialization rights to binimetinib and encorafenib in United States, Canada, Japan and Korea – -NEMO Phase 3 trial remains on-track for […]
A first-in-class drug from Amgen based on a tumor-killing virus was given a green light by European regulators on Friday, paving the way for its approval within a couple of months. The decision is a further milestone for a technology that has long fascinated scientists but has previously proved difficult to harness. The European […]