13 April 2021 | Purple Biotech announced it presented further preclinical data supporting the mechanism of action of NT219 at the American Association of Cancer Research 2021 Annual Meeting. NT219 is being developed as a treatment for recurrent and/or metastatic solid tumors and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck cancer.
13 April 2021 | NKMax and Merck KGaA announced an expansion of its clinical trial and supply agreement to include a Ph I/IIa trial of SNK01 in combination with Erbitux® (cetuximab) in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.
14 April 2021 | US | Two bills aimed at lowering the cost of prescriptions were passed by the House of Representatives. As we previously reported, the Advancing Education on Biosimilars Act and Ensuring Innovation Act were introduced to the Senate in March 2021.
15 April 2021 | CN | Shanghai Henlius Biotech announced China’s NMPA has approved its investigational new drug (IND) application of its HLX26 (recombinant anti-LAG-3 human monoclonal antibody) for treatment of solid tumors and lymphomas. Currently, there are no LAG-3 targeted products on the market.
15 April 2021 | RU | Prestige Biopharma and Pharmapark announced they have reached an agreement for the commercialisation of Prestige Biopharma’s proposed bevacizumab biosimilar in the Russian Federation.