REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMED), a clinical-stage company developing novel therapeutics that target cancer stem cells (CSCs), or tumor-initiating cells, today announced that it has started a multi-center Phase 1b clinical trial of its first-in-class Wnt-pathway-targeting antibody vantictumab (OMP-18R5) with docetaxel in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This trial is the second of three Phase 1b trials for vantictumab that OncoMed expects to initiate this year as part of OncoMed's collaboration with Bayer Pharma AG.
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Initiates Second Phase 1b Clinical Trial Of First-in-Class WNT-Pathway-Targeting Antibody Vantictumab (OMP-18R5) With Docetaxel In Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
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