Tag: Biothera

Biothera Pharmaceuticals Expands Relationship with Merck, Enters Collaboration for Combination Cancer Immunotherapy Trials in Multiple Indications

Biothera’s Imprime PGG and Merck’s anti-PD-1 inhibitor KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) to be evaluated in combination for patients with either advanced melanoma or metastatic triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) Under previous agreement, Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium (BTCRC) plans to initiate a Phase 1b/2 Imprime PGG/KEYTRUDA trial in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) EAGAN, MN — August 24, 2016 — Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced...

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Biothera Announces Clinical Study to Evaluate Combination Therapy of Imprime PGG and Merck’s Checkpoint Inhibitor Keytruda in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

EAGAN, MN — December 10, 2015 — Biothera Pharmaceutical Inc., today announced plans for a Phase 1b/2 clinical study in non-small lung cancer (NSCLC) patients to evaluate the ability of Biothera’s Imprime PGG to enhance responses to pembrolizumab (Keytruda®), the anti-PD-1 antibody from Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Merck will provide funding and clinical supplies of pembrolizumab for the...

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