Friday, March 23, 2018 - 07:00
  • Additional expansion cohorts to explore the safety and efficacy of monalizumab in combination with durvalumab and standard of care in patients with 1st- and 2nd line, metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC)

Innate Pharma SA (the “Company” - Euronext Paris: FR0010331421 – IPH) today announces that its partner MedImmune, AstraZeneca’s global biologics research and development arm, has amended the clinical trial protocol of the ongoing Phase I trial investigating the safety and efficacy of monalizumab, Innate’s investigational first-in-class anti-NKG2A monoclonal antibody, in combination with AstraZeneca’s approved anti-PD-L1 immune checkpoint inhibitor, durvalumab, in patients with advanced solid tumors. The trial protocol has been expanded to add new expansion cohorts aiming at testing monalizumab in combination with durvalumab and standard of care in patients with 1st- and 2nd-line, metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC).

The dose-escalating part of the study has been completed, while the expansion cohorts in selected advanced solid tumors are ongoing.

The primary objective of the new study arms will be safety, with Overall Response Rate (ORR) and Duration of Response (DOR), amongst others, as secondary outcome measures.

Pierre Dodion, Chief Medical Officer of Innate Pharma, commented: “We are delighted that our partner MedImmune has decided to further expand the colorectal patient population to evaluate the safety and efficacy of monalizumab in combination with durvalumab and the current standard of care in 1st- and 2nd-line therapy. In addition, we look forward to the first clinical data read-outs from the Phase I study and initial expansion cohort program during 2018.”

An update to study D419NC00001 including the new additional study arms has been published on clinicaltrials.gov.

 

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