Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Anti-PD-L1 monoclonal antibody; Anti-PD-LI mAb; Anti-programmed cell death 1 ligand 1 monoclonal antibody; MEDI-4736

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator MedImmune
  • Developer Advaxis; AstraZeneca; Canadian Cancer Trials Group; Celgene International SARL; Centre Leon Berard; Childrens Hospital Los Angeles; Eli Lilly; GlaxoSmithKline; Gradalis; Immunocore; Juno Therapeutics; Kyoto Breast Cancer Research Network; Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research; M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; MedImmune; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Mirati Therapeutics; National Cancer Institute (USA); Northwestern University; Pharmacyclics; Plexxikon; Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research; University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; VentiRx Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antineoplastics; Monoclonal antibodies
  • Mechanism of Action CD274 antigen inhibitors; Immunomodulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • 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.

    Head and neck cancer; Non-small cell lung cancer
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Preregistration Bladder cancer
  • Phase III Head and neck cancer; Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Phase II/III Breast cancer; Pancreatic cancer
  • Phase II Acute myeloid leukaemia; Colorectal cancer; Diffuse large B cell lymphoma; Endometrial cancer; Gastric cancer; Glioblastoma; Hepatocellular carcinoma; Mesothelioma; Multiple myeloma; Myelodysplastic syndromes; Prostate cancer; Sarcoma; Small cell lung cancer; Solid tumours
  • Phase I/II Cervical cancer; Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia; Fallopian tube cancer; Lymphoma; Malignant melanoma; Oesophageal cancer; Ovarian cancer; Peritoneal cancer
  • Phase I CNS cancer; Myelofibrosis; Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; Urogenital cancer
  • Clinical Phase Unknown Renal cell carcinoma
  • Phase Unknown Cutaneous T cell lymphoma; Peripheral T-cell lymphoma

Most Recent Events

  • 23 Mar 2017 AstraZeneca plans a phase III trial for Solid tumours (Monotherapy, Combination therapy, Late-stage disease) in USA and Canada (NCT03084471)
  • 23 Mar 2017 Institut Bergonié, AstraZeneca and PharmaMar plan the TRAMUNE phase I trial for Ovarian cancer and Soft tissue sarcoma (Combination therapy, Metastatic disease, Late-stage disease, Inoperable/unresectable, Second-line therapy or greater) in France (NCT03085225)
  • 14 Mar 2017 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and AstraZeneca plan a phase II trial for Mesothelioma (Combination therapy) in USA (NCT03057106)
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