This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Patent Issued In China For EntreMed's Lead Drug Candidate ENMD-2076

Stocks in this article: ENMD

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of a variety of cancers, today announced the issuance by the Chinese State Intellectual Property Office of Patent Certificate No. ZL 200680044656.7.  The granted claims are directed to ENMD-2076, covering composition of matter and uses to treat various cancers.  The patent is part of EntreMed's broad intellectual property portfolio for ENMD-2076.

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20010620/ENMDLOGO )

"We are very pleased with the issuance of this patent in China for ENMD-2076," said Ken K. Ren, Ph.D., the Company's Chief Executive Officer.  "This patent provides intellectual property protection for ENMD-2076 in a market that is experiencing tremendous growth and of which we intend to capitalize on.  The issuance of this patent broadens our existing international patent estate for ENMD-2076 and also confirms the Chinese State Intellectual Property Office's recognition that ENMD-2076 represents new and inventive chemical structures." 

ENMD-2076 has completed and shown activity in Phase 1 clinical trials in solid tumor cancers, leukemia, multiple myeloma, and is completing a Phase 2 trial for ovarian cancer.  A Phase 2 triple-negative breast cancer trial at the University of Colorado and Indiana University and a Phase 2 trial in advanced/soft tissue sarcoma at Princess Margaret Hospital are currently enrolling.  As part of its global development strategy utilizing China resources, EntreMed has submitted a new drug clinical trial application with the Chinese Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) for ENMD-2076 to conduct global clinical trials in triple-negative breast cancer patients. 

About EntreMed

EntreMed is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company employing a drug development strategy primarily in the United States and China to develop targeted therapeutics for the global market.  Its lead compound, ENMD-2076, a selective angiogenic kinase inhibitor, has completed several Phase 1 studies in solid tumors, multiple myeloma, and leukemia, and is currently completing a multi-center Phase 2 study in ovarian cancer.  EntreMed is currently conducting a Phase 2 study of ENMD-2076 in triple-negative breast cancer and a Phase 2 study of ENMD-2076 in advanced/metastatic soft tissue sarcoma.  The Company is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland and has local operations in Beijing, China.  Additional information about EntreMed is available on the Company's web site at www.entremed.com and in various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC).

About ENMD-2076

ENMD-2076 is an orally-active, Aurora A/angiogenic kinase inhibitor with a unique kinase selectivity profile and multiple mechanisms of action.  ENMD-2076 has been shown to inhibit a distinct profile of angiogenic tyrosine kinase targets in addition to the Aurora A kinase.  Aurora kinases are key regulators of mitosis (cell division), and are often over-expressed in human cancers.  ENMD-2076 also targets the VEGFR, Flt-3 and FGFR3 kinases which have been shown to play important roles in the pathology of several cancers.  ENMD-2076 has shown promising activity in Phase 1 clinical trials in solid tumor cancers, leukemia, and multiple myeloma, and is currently completing a Phase 2 trial for ovarian cancer.  EntreMed is currently conducting a dual-institutional Phase 2 study of ENMD-2076 in triple-negative breast cancer and a Phase 2 study in advanced/metastatic soft tissue sarcoma. ENMD-2076 has received orphan drug designation from the FDA for the treatment of ovarian cancer, multiple myeloma and acute myeloid leukemia.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,390.52 +195.10 1.13%
S&P 500 2,018.05 -2.75 -0.14%
NASDAQ 4,630.7410 +64.6030 1.41%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs