ASTX-029 is under clinical development by Astex Pharmaceuticals and currently in Phase II for Solid Tumor. According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Solid Tumor have a 10% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how ASTX-029’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.
GlobalData tracks drug-specific phase transition and likelihood of approval scores, in addition to indication benchmarks based off 18 years of historical drug development data. Attributes of the drug, company and its clinical trials play a fundamental role in drug-specific PTSR and likelihood of approval.
ASTX-029 is under development for the treatment of advanced or refractory solid tumors including melanoma and non-small cell lung cancer. It is administered through an oral route. It acts by targeting extracellular signal-regulated kinases 1 and 2 (ERK1/2). The drug candidate is developed based on pyramid technology.
Astex Pharmaceuticals overview
Astex Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co Ltd, is a drug discovery and development company with a focus on cancer and central nervous system (CNS) diseases. The company’s proprietary fragment-based drug discovery platform, Pyramid delivers high-quality and customized drug leads across a variety of therapeutic targets and disease areas. Its pipeline product and programs include DNMT inhibitor, Oral DNMT inhibitor, dual IAP antagonist, oral murine double minute 2 (MDM2) antagonist and extracellular signal-related protein kinases inhibitor. Astex Pharmaceuticals is also advancing several of its compounds into clinical trials in collaboration with Novartis, AstraZeneca, GSK, and Janssen. The company operates as a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. Astex Pharmaceuticals is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, the US.
For a complete picture of ASTX-029’s drug-specific PTSR and LoA scores, buy the report here.