Corbus Pharmaceuticals Announces Abstract Accepted for Presentation at 2024 ASCO GU
NORWOOD, Mass., Dec. 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRBP) (“Corbus” or the “Company”), a precision oncology company with a diversified portfolio, today announced that the Phase 1, first-in-human clinical data from a dose escalation study being carried out by its partner CSPC in China with CRB-701 (SYS6002) has been accepted for presentation at the 2024 American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (ASCO GU), to be held January 25-27, 2024 in San Francisco, CA and online. CRB-701 (SYS6002) is a next-generation antibody-drug-conjugate (ADC) targeting nectin-4, that contains a third generation, site-specific, cleavable linker and a homogenous drug antibody ratio of 2, using MMAE as the payload. Pre-clinical data demonstrating differentiation from enfortumab vedotin was recently presented at the 2023 AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics.
The abstract is titled: Phase 1 Dose-Escalation of SYS6002 (CRB-701), a next-generation Nectin-4 Targeting Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC)
Nectin-4 is a clinically validated, tumor-associated antigen in urothelial cancer. The Nectin-4 ADC PADCEV® is approved for use in late metastatic urothelial cancer and recently received an expanded label under an accelerated approval from the Food and Drug Administration for use in combination with KEYTRUDA® for patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma who are ineligible for cisplatin-containing chemotherapy.
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. is a precision oncology company with a diversified portfolio and is committed to helping people defeat serious illness by bringing innovative scientific approaches to well understood biological pathways. Corbus’ pipeline includes CRB-701, a next generation antibody drug conjugate that targets the expression of Nectin-4 on cancer cells to release a cytotoxic payload, CRB-601, an anti-integrin monoclonal antibody which blocks the activation of TGFβ expressed on cancer cells, and CRB-913, a highly peripherally restricted CB1 inverse agonist for the treatment of obesity. Corbus is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts. For more information on Corbus, visit corbuspharma.com. Connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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Released December 18, 2023