Lirilumab is licensed to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) by Innate Pharma. As part of the license agreement, Bristol-Myers Squibb holds exclusive worldwide rights to develop, manufacture and commercialize lirilumab and related compounds blocking KIR receptors, for all indications. Under the agreement, Innate Pharma conducts the development of lirilumab through Phase II in AML.
Lirilumab is currently tested in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase II trial in elderly patients with AML in a maintenance setting. In addition, two phase I trials are ongoing in solid tumors, testing lirilumab in combination-therapy with ipilimumab (anti-CTLA4) and nivolumab (anti-PD-1, BMS-936558), respectively.
About Innate Pharma:
Innate Pharma S.A. is a biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class immunotherapy drug candidates for cancer and inflammatory diseases.The Company specializes in the development of novel monoclonal antibodies targeting receptors and pathways controlling the activation of innate immunity cells. Its innovative approaches have led to licensing agreements with Novo Nordisk A/S and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Incorporated in 1999 and listed on NYSE-Euronext in Paris in 2006, Innate Pharma is based in Marseilles, France, and had 84 employees as at September 30, 2013. Learn more about Innate Pharma at www.innate-pharma.com . Practical Information about Innate Pharma shares:
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