Innovent and Chi-Med Add Second Chi-Med Drug to Combo Partnership

Published on: October 10, 2019
Author: Amy Liu

Innovent Biologics of Suzhou and Hutchison China MediTech (Chi-Med) expanded their global collaboration to include a combination of Innovent’s approved PD-1 drug, Tyvyt®, and Chi-Med’s surufatinib. The China-US tests will enroll patients with solid tumors. Surufatinib is a novel inhibitor of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR), fibroblast growth factor receptor 1 (FGFR1) and colony stimulating factor-1 receptor (CSF-1R). Previously, Innovent and Chi-Med agreed to test a combination of Tyvyt and Chi-Med’s approved VEGFR inhibitor, fruquintinib.

Source: China Biotoday

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