Drug Profile


Alternative Names: BMS-936558; MDX-1106; Nivolumab BMS; ono-0123; ONO-4538; Opdivo

Latest Information Update: 15 Jun 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Medarex; Ono Pharmaceutical
  • Developer AIO Studien gGmbH; Bavarian Nordic; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Duke University Medical Center; Eli Lilly; Grupo Espanol Multidisciplinar de Melanoma; Incyte Corporation; Intergroupe Francophone de Cancerologie Thoracique; Janssen Research & Development; Kyowa Hakko Kirin; Medarex; National Cancer Center (Tokyo); National Cancer Centre (Singapore); National Cancer Institute (USA); Nektar Therapeutics; Neon Therapeutics; Netherlands Cancer Institute; Ono Pharmaceutical; Pharmacyclics; Seattle Genetics; Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins; University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Class Antineoplastics; Antivirals; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action PDCD 1 protein inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Malignant melanoma; Hodgkin's disease; Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Head and neck cancer; Hodgkin's disease; Malignant melanoma; Non-small cell lung cancer; Renal cell carcinoma; Urogenital cancer
  • Preregistration Colorectal cancer; Gastric cancer; Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Phase III Glioblastoma; Mesothelioma; Multiple myeloma; Oesophageal cancer; Ovarian cancer; Small cell lung cancer
  • Phase II Acute myeloid leukaemia; Breast cancer; Cancer; Carcinomatous meningitis; Cervical cancer; Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia; CNS cancer; Diffuse large B cell lymphoma; Follicular lymphoma; Myelodysplastic syndromes; Prostate cancer; Soft tissue sarcoma; Testicular cancer; Uterine cancer; Uveal melanoma
  • Phase I/II Bladder cancer; Haematological malignancies; Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; Peritoneal cancer; Rectal cancer; Solid tumours
  • Phase I Biliary cancer; Chronic myeloid leukaemia; Glioma; Hepatitis C

Most Recent Events

  • 12 Jun 2017 Bristol-Myers Squibb in collaboration with Tracon Pharmaceuticals plans a phase I trial for Non small cell lung cancer (Combination therapy, Metastatic disease) in USA (NCT03181308)
  • 05 Jun 2017 Efficacy and adverse event data from the phase II MAPS-2 trial in Mesothelioma presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO-2017)
  • 05 Jun 2017 Bristol-Myers Squibb and Novartis enter into clinical research collaboration for Colorectal cancer
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