Apitegromab is under clinical development by Scholar Rock and currently in Phase I for Obesity. According to GlobalData, Phase I drugs for Obesity have a 59% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase II. GlobalData’s report assesses how Apitegromab’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

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Apitegromab overview

Apitegromab (SRK-015) is under development for the treatment of type 2 and type 3 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and obesity. It is administered through Intravenous route. The drug candidate is a niche modulator inhibiting activation of the latent myostatin precursor. It was under development for the treatment of Becker muscular dystrophy and other muscle wasting disorders (additional myostatin related disorders).

Scholar Rock overview

Scholar Rock, a subsidiary of Scholar Rock Holding Corp, operates as a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops novel medicines for serious diseases. Its proprietary technology platform develops new medicines, modulating supracellular activation, for the application in the treatment of fibrosis, diseases of musculoskeletal systems, and autoimmune diseases. Scholar Rock’s lead product candidate include SRK-015, a selective inhibitor which activates latent myostatin in skeletal muscle used for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The company is creating a pipeline of novel product candidates for a wide range of serious diseases such as neuromuscular disorders, cancer, fibrosis, and anemia. It collaborates with various biotechnology companies for the development of its pipeline products. Scholar Rock is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the US.

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This content was updated on 20 February 2024

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