STAR-0602 is under clinical development by Marengo Therapeutics and currently in Phase II for Merkel Cell Carcinoma. According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Merkel Cell Carcinoma have an 18% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how STAR-0602’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

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STAR-0602 overview

STAR-0602 is under development for the treatment of hematological malignancies, solid tumors, triple negative breast cancer, epithelial ovarian cancer, metastatic castration-resistance prostate cancer,  merkel cell carcinoma, cervical cancer, oropharyngeal cancer, anal cancer, penile cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, metastatic colorectal cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. The drug candidate is developed based on universal targeted immunotherapy (UniTI) platform and STAR (Selective T Cell Activation Repertoire) platform. The drug candidate is administered through intravenous route. The drug candidate selectively targets a common Vβ T cell subset 

Marengo Therapeutics overview

Marengo Therapeutics (Marengo) formerly, Elstar Therapeutics is developing first-in-class immuno-oncology therapeutics. The company utilizes its Universal Targeted Immunotherapy (UniTI) drug discovery platform to develop cancer immunotherapy pipeline programs. UniTI produces bi-, tri-, and tetra-functional antibody-based molecules which can employ dual-targeting of independent cell surface tumor antigens and engage multiple innate and adaptive immunological mechanisms to attack diseased cells. The company is funded by Apple Tree Partners. Marengo is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the US.

For a complete picture of STAR-0602’s drug-specific PTSR and LoA scores, buy the report here.

This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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