REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 16, 2014 (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 patient dosing has begun in the randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 2 portion of the company's " ALPINE" ( Antibody therapy in first- Line Pancreatic cancer Investigating anti- Notch Efficacy and safety) clinical trial of its anti-Notch 2/3 cancer stem cell antibody, tarextumab (OMP-59R5), being studied for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Initiates Randomized Phase 2 "ALPINE" Clinical Trial Of Tarextumab (Anti-Notch 2/3, OMP-59R5) For Pancreatic Cancer
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