Nogapendekin alfa is under clinical development by ImmunityBio and currently in Phase II for Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia. According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia have a 21% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how Nogapendekin alfa’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.

Nogapendekin alfa overview

Nogapendekin alfa (Anktiva) is a interleukin-15 (IL-15) analogue. It is formulated as solution for intravesical route of administration. Anktiva in combination with Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with BCG-unresponsive nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) with carcinoma in situ (CIS) with or without papillary tumors.

Nogapendekin alfa (ALT-803) is under development for the treatment of various solid tumors like non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC), non-small cell lung cancer, squamous non-small cell lung carcinoma, metastatic, ovarian cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, metastatic colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, cervical cancer, renal cell carcinoma, metastatic melanoma, squamous cell head and neck carcinoma, urothelial carcinoma, Merkle cell carcinoma, small cell lung cancer, HIV infections, gastroesophageal (GE) junction carcinomas, adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction, hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (lynch syndrome), recurrent glioblastoma multiforme, gliosarcoma, metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer, triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and relapsed or refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It is administered through parenteral, intravesical, intravenous, intraperitoneal and subcutaneous route and acts by targeting IL2RG and IL2RB. 

The drug candidate was under development for the treatment of primary peritoneal cancer, fallopian tube cancer, pancreatic cancer, refractory and relapsed multiple myeloma, refractory and relapsed acute myeloid leukemia, marginal zone b-cell lymphoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma), B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic myelocytic leukemia (CML), follicular lymphoma and myelodysplastic syndrome.

ImmunityBio overview

ImmunityBio, a subsidiary of NantWorks LLC, is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapies for therapies for cancer and infectious diseases. The company product pipeline includes anktiva + BCG, anktiva + keytruda (pembrolizumab), aldox + anktiva + PD-L1 t-hank, anktiva + tri-ad5 vaccines, anktiva + bevacizumab + PD-L1 t-hank, anktiva + IBRX-042 vaccination, anktiva + M-ceNK and anktiva + CD19 t-haNK. ImmunityBio pipeline candidates treat bladder cancer, lung cancer, lynch syndrome, pancreatic cancer, glioblastoma, HPV, advanced Solid tumors, non-hodgkin lymphoma and HIV. The company operates in Italy, South Korea and the US. ImmunityBio is headquartered in San Diego, California, 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 clinical development (PTSR), as well as how likely the drug will be approved (LoA). This is based on a combination of machine learning and a proprietary algorithm to process data points from various databases found on GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Intelligence Center.