Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Anti-GP-3 humanised mAb; Anti-GP3 humanised monoclonal antibody; MORAb-003

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research; Morphotek
  • Developer Eisai Co Ltd; Morphotek
  • Class Antineoplastics; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action Folate receptor 1 antagonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Ovarian cancer
  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Ovarian cancer
  • Phase II Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Phase I Solid tumours

Most Recent Events

  • 03 Oct 2016 Farletuzumab licensed to Eurofarma in Latin America
  • 18 Apr 2016 Interim safety and efficacy results from phase III FAR 131 trial and sub-group anaylsis study were reported by the Morphotek
  • 03 Feb 2016 Morphotek and Mayo Clinic enter into a clinical trial collaboration to test farletuzumab and to apply folate receptor alpha (FRA) diagnostic assays in patients with Breast cancer (FRA-positive, Triple-negative)
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