Zolbetuximab is under clinical development by Astellas Pharma and currently in Pre-Registration for Gastric Cancer. According to GlobalData, Pre-Registration drugs for Gastric Cancer have a 93% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Marketed. GlobalData’s report assesses how Zolbetuximab’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

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Zolbetuximab overview

Zolbetuximab (Vyloy) is a monoclonal antibody (mAb), a genetical recombination. It is formulated as powder for solution for administration as intravenous infusion. Vyloy is indicated for patients with CLDN18.2 positive, unresectable, advanced or recurrent gastric cancer.

Zolbetuximab (claudiximab, IMAB-362) is under development for the treatment of advanced adenocarcinoma of the Gastroesophageal Junction, gastric cancer and metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma. The drug candidate is administered as an intravenous infusion. It is an Ig1 iMAB acts by targeting splice variant of claudin 18 target (claudin 18.2). It is developed based on ideal monoclonal antibody (IMABS) therapeutics. It was under development for the treatment of solid tumors including ovarian cancer and lung cancer.

Astellas Pharma overview

Astellas Pharma (Astellas) discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes a wide range of pharmaceuticals. The company’s product portfolio comprises marketed products for the treatment of a wide range of urological diseases, cancer, nephrology, infectious diseases, and metabolic diseases, immunodeficiency, and transplantation. The company strives to develop new drugs to address high unmet medical needs with focus on biology and modality. Its pipeline consists of drug candidates for the treatment of urothelial cancer; gastric cancer; gastroesophageal junction cancer; anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in dialysis; and acute myeloid leukemia (AML), among others. It operates in the Americas, Australia, Europe, and Asia and Oceania through a network of subsidiaries and affiliates. Astellas is headquartered in Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, Japan.

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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.