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Ascentage Approved to Start China Trial of Apoptosis Candidate for Pancreatic Cancer

publication date: Feb 24, 2020

Ascentage Pharma of Suzhou is approved to start a China Phase Ib/II clinical trial of APG-1387, a novel small molecule IAP inhibitor that induces apoptosis. APG-1387 will be tested together with chemotherapy in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. In preclinical tests, the candidate inhibited the growth of tumor cells, either as a monotherapy or in combination with targeted agents or chemotherapies. APG-1387 is the first IAP inhibitor to start China clinical trials. Ascentage develops novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B and age-related diseases. More details....

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