Y-mAbs Announces Update on Omburtamab for DIPG
The phase 1 dose-escalation study with administration via convection enhanced delivery (“CED”), showed that dosing of omburtamab radiolabeled with 8 mCi of 124-Iodine appeared to be well-tolerated and provided distribution volume to potentially cover tumor volumes of up to 20 cm3. The median overall survival of all 46 patients in the study increased by three to four months as compared to the historical control group. The study will continue dose escalation for both infused volume and dose.
“We are excited to share these results that significantly broaden the potential reach of omburtamab, which would be addressing a clear unmet medical need. The results pave the way for our multicenter phase 2 study in DIPG later this year, where we expect to give up to three repeated doses of omburtamab,” stated
Researchers at MSK developed omburtamab, which is exclusively licensed by MSK to Y-mAbs. As a result of this licensing arrangement, MSK has institutional financial interests in the product.
Y-mAbs is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, antibody-based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. The Company has a broad and advanced product pipeline, including one FDA approved product, DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk), which targets tumors that express GD2, and one pivotal-stage product candidate, omburtamab, which targets tumors that express B7-H3.
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