LB-100 is under clinical development by Lixte Biotechnology and currently in Phase II for Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM). According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) have a 24% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how LB-100’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

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LB-100 overview

LB-100 is under development for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma, recurrent glioblastoma multiforme, del5q myelodysplastic syndrome, advanced/metastatic soft tissue sarcoma (undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, myxoid and hypercellular myxoid liposarcoma, myxofibrosarcoma, NOS sarcoma, synovial sarcoma, fibrosarcoma, or malignant nerve sheath tumor) and small cell lung cancer. (ACH). LB-100 is a synthetic derivative of cantharidin. The drug candidate is administered through intravenous route and oral route. It acts by targeting protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A).

Lixte Biotechnology overview

Lixte Biotechnology (Lixte) is a drug discovery company, which focuses on the discovery and development of novel drugs for the treatment of cancer and non-cancer diseases using its biomarker technology. It develops two classes of drugs, namely, protein phosphatase inhibitors (PTase-i) designated as the LB-100 series; and histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDACi), designated as the LB-200 series of compounds. The company’s product pipeline comprises drug candidates for the treatment of cancer and neurodegenerative disorders such as small lung cancer, soft tissue sarcoma, myelodysplastic syndrome, and glimos, among others. Lixte primarly operates in the US and has collaborations with academic centers, contract research organizations and pharmaceutical companies for development of its anti-cancer treatments. Lixte is headquartered in New York, the US.

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GlobalData’s Likelihood of Approval analytics tool dynamically assesses and predicts how likely a drug will move to the next stage in its clinical pathway (PTSR), as well as how likely the drug will be approved (LoA). This is based on a proprietary algorithm built from the drugs’ sales forecast, regulatory milestones, cost forecasts, WACC rate and other proprietary data sources found on GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Intelligence Center.