Burlingame, California-based Humanigen reported positive data from the company’s Phase Ib ZUMA-19 trial of lenzilumab in patients treated with CAR-T in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Lenzilumab is being investigated for the drug compound’s ability to tamp down the hyper-immune response known as a cytokine storm.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Bristol Myers Squibb’s Breyanzi (lisocabtagene maraleucel; liso-cel) for adults with relapsed or refractory large B-Cell lymphoma after two or more lines of systemic therapy.
ADC Therapeutics SA announced the submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for loncastuximab tesirine (Lonca) for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved MorphoSys and Incyte’s Monjuvi (tafasitamab-cxix) in combination with lenalidomide for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma not otherwise specified, including DLBCL arising from low grade lymphoma, and who are not eligible for autologous stem cell transplant.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration greenlit Karyopharm Therapeutics’ Xpovio (selinexor) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) under accelerated approval.
Wrapping up June and ahead of the July 4 holiday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a busy two-week period coming up for drug approval reviews.
Gilead Sciences Inc. is buying Forty Seven Inc. for $95.50 per share, or a deal value of $4.9 billion. The deal was unanimously approved by both companies’ boards.
MorphoSys AG announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted filing of MorphoSys’ Biologics License Application (BLA) and granted priority review for tafasitamab, the company’s investigational anti-CD19 antibody, under review in combination with lenalidomide for the treatment of relapsed or refractory diffuse large B cell lymphoma (r/r DLBCL).
As pharma companies bolster their pipelines via multibillion-dollar acquisitions, drug manufacturers continue to heavily invest in the oncology space.
Hundreds of studies and results were presented at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting.