Simtuzumab

Drug Profile

Simtuzumab

Alternative Names: AB-0024; Anti-LOXL2 monoclonal antibody; GS-6624

Latest Information Update: 12 Nov 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Arresto Biosciences
  • Developer Gilead Sciences
  • Class Antineoplastics; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action Chemokine CXCL12 inhibitors; Connective tissue growth factor inhibitors; LOXL2 protein-inhibitors; Transforming growth factor beta1 inhibitors; Vascular endothelial growth factor A inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • 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.

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Hepatic fibrosis; Liver cirrhosis; Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis; Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Discontinued Colorectal cancer; Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; Myelofibrosis; Pancreatic cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Aug 2016 Gilead Sciences completes a phase II trial for Primary sclerosing cholangitis in USA, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom (SC) (NCT01672853)
  • 24 Feb 2016 Gilead Sciences terminates phase II trial in Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in USA (NCT01759511)
  • 05 Jan 2016 Discontinued - Phase-II for Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in United Kingdom, USA, Belgium, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany, Spain, Australia, Italy, South Korea, Poland, France, Israel, Switzerland (SC)
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