Immutep Limited (ASX:IMM) (IMMP) (“Immutep” or the “Company”) has announced that it has entered into a clinical trial collaboration and supply agreement with Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada), through a subsidiary, to evaluate the combination of Immutep’s lead immunotherapy product candidate eftilagimod alpha (“efti” or “IMP321”) with MSD's anti-PD-1 therapy KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in a new clinical trial that will evaluate the combination in several different solid tumours.
Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Juno Therapeutics, Inc. As a result, the common stock of Juno will no longer be listed for trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.
After a string of announcements a few years back, there’s been few new, high-profile biotech startups taking shape in New York. But that quiet period might be coming to an end this morning with the arrival of Quentis Therapeutics, a cancer immunotherapy startup born from the lab of former Weill Cornell Medicine dean and immunologist Laurie Glimcher. The company makes its debut today with a $48 million Series A round.
Merck & Company is driving forward in its quest to develop a premier immuno-oncology pipeline. The company plunked down $394 million to acquire Australia-based Viralytics Ltd and its oncolytic immunotherapy treatments.
Biopharma™, Inc., an immunotherapy company developing a novel, proprietary class of biologics engineered to selectively modulate the human immune system to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases, announced a strategic research collaboration and license agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada.
Roche has received European Commission(EC) approval for its anti-PD-L1 cancer immunotherapy Tecentriq (atezolizumab) to treat specific lung and bladder cancers. The green light means that it can be used as monotherapy for people in the EU with previously-treated locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell cancer (NSCLC), or those with metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) who have received a platinum-based chemotherapy or who are ineligible to receive cisplatin chemotherapy.
ARMO BioSciences, Inc., a late-stage immuno-oncology company, today announced the successful completion of a $67 million Series C-1 private financing. The Series C-1 proceeds will be used to initiate phase 2/3 studies with ARMO's lead immunotherapy agent AM0010 in non-small cell lung cancer(NSCLC) and renal cell cancer and to support an ongoing pivotal phase 3 clinical trial in advanced pancreatic cancer.
Merck & Co. has agreed to acquire Rigontec for up to €464 million (about $554 million), in a deal that will expand the cancer immunotherapy franchise of the Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) developer with a three-year-old Bonn University spinout whose technology targets the retinoic acid-inducible gene I (RIG-I) pathway.
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