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Qilu Pharma Starts China Bridging Trial for Bladder Cancer Drug

publication date: Jul 21, 2021

Jilin Qilu Pharmaceutical has enrolled the first patient in a China bridging trial of Vicineum in patients with BCG-unresponsive non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). One year ago, Qilu in-licensed China rights to the candidate from Boston's Sesen Bio in a deal worth $38 million. The start of the trial triggered a $3 million milestone payment. Sesen develops targeted fusion protein therapeutics for cancer. Qilu expects to submit a China market application for Vicineum in 2022; a decision on Sesen's application for US marketing approval is due in August. More details....

Stock Symbol: (NSDQ: SESN)

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