Research programme: immune checkpoint anticancer therapies - Shire/Symphogen

Drug Profile

Research programme: immune checkpoint anticancer therapies - Shire/Symphogen

Alternative Names: Immune checkpoint therapies - Shire/Symphogen

Latest Information Update: 15 Jun 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Baxalta; Symphogen
  • Developer Shire; Symphogen
  • Class Antineoplastics; Immunotherapies
  • Mechanism of Action Checkpoint kinase inhibitors; Immunostimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Research Cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 03 Jun 2016 Baxalta has been acquired and merged into Shire
  • 04 Jan 2016 Early research in Cancer in Denmark (unspecified route)
  • 04 Jan 2016 Baxalta and Symphogen agree to co-develop Immune checkpoint therapies for Cancer
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