MCLA-129 is under clinical development by Merus and currently in Phase II for Laryngeal Cancer. According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Laryngeal Cancer does not have sufficient historical data to build an indication benchmark PTSR for Phase II. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to create drugs-specific PTSR and LoA in the MCLA-129 LoA Report. Buy the report here.

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MCLA-129 overview

MCLA-129 is under development for the treatment of solid tumor including non-small cell lung cancer, gastric cancer, esophageal squamous cell cancer (ESCC), gastroesophageal junction (GC/GEJ) adenocarcinoma, Paranasal Sinus And Nasal Cavity Cancer; Oropharyngeal Cancer; Laryngeal Cancer, head and neck cancer and colorectal cancer. It is administered through intravenous drip. The therapeutic candidate is a bi-specific monoclonal antibody that acts by targeting epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and hepatocyte growth factor receptor (MET). The drug candidate is being developed based on Biclonics platform.

Merus overview

Merus is a pharmaceutical company that discovers and develops antibody therapeutics for cancer indications. The company is investigating MCLA-128, for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer and solid tumors; ONO-4685, for the treatment of autoimmune disease. It is also evaluating MCLA-158 and MCLA-129, to treat solid tumors and MCLA-145, a T-cell agonist targeting hematological malignancy and solid tumors. Merus utilizes Multiclonics, Biclonics and Triclonics technology platforms for developing antibodies to treat cancer. The company works in collaboration with Incyte Corporation, Simcere Pharmaceutical Group, Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Betta Pharmaceuticals Co Ltd. Merus is headquartered in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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