VX 970

Drug Profile

VX 970

Alternative Names: VX970

Latest Information Update: 14 Feb 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer National Cancer Institute (USA); Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antineoplastics
  • Mechanism of Action ATR protein inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Fallopian tube cancer; Ovarian cancer; Peritoneal cancer; Urogenital cancer
  • Phase I/II Small cell lung cancer; Solid tumours
  • Preclinical Acute myeloid leukaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 11 Jan 2017 VX 970 licensed to Merck worldwide
  • 03 Dec 2016 Pharmacodynamics data from a preclinical study in Acute myeloid leukaemia presented at the 58th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Society of Haematology (ASH-Hem-2016)
  • 01 Dec 2016 Preclinical trials in Acute myeloid leukaemia in USA (IV) before December 2016
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