Lyon, France, June 26th, 2023 – OREGA Biotech, the biotech company committed to the discovery of novel immuno-oncology targets for cancer immunotherapy, reported today that the first patient was dosed in MATISSE, a Phase 2 multicenter single-arm study (NCT05742607) evaluating neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment with IPH5201, an anti-CD39 blocking monoclonal antibody, in combination with durvalumab (anti-PD-L1) and chemotherapy, in treatment-naïve patients with resectable early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
The Press Release was issued by the study sponsor, Innate Pharma, and can be accessed on the company’s website.
About IPH5201 antibody
IPH5201 is a humanized CD39 blocking antibody codeveloped by Innate Pharma and AstraZeneca (AZ).
OREGA Biotech entered into an exclusive and worldwide License Agreement with Innate Pharma in 2016. The lead antibody (IPH5201) has been further partnered with AstraZeneca in 2018. AstraZeneca conducted a multicenter, open-label, dose-escalation Phase 1 trial in advanced solid tumors (NCT04261075) with IPH5201 alone or in combination with durvalumab (anti PD-L1 antibody).
About NCT05742607 clinical trial
MATISSE is a Phase 2 multicenter single-arm study (NCT05742607) evaluating neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment with IPH5201 in combination with durvalumab (anti-PD-L1, AZ) and chemotherapy in treatment-naïve patients with resectable early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The primary objectives of the study are to assess antitumor activity of neoadjuvant treatment based on pathological complete response (pCR) and safety. More information on the Phase 2 clinical trial is accessible online.
About OREGA Biotech
OREGA Biotech specializes in the discovery and the development of first-in-class monoclonal antibodies for cancer immunotherapy. Our in vivo screening platform aims at discovering and validating novel immune checkpoint inhibitors and regulators of anti-PD1 response. Incepted in 2010, OREGA Biotech is based on the research conducted by its academic cofounders Nathalie Bonnefoy, Armand Bensussan and Jean-François Eliaou. Our business strategy is to establish preclinical proof of concept with new targets prior to enter into early-stage partnership or license agreements with larger biotech or pharmaceutical companies. The company is managed by Jeremy Bastid, CEO and Gilles Alberici, President.
Jeremy Bastid, Chief Executive Officer
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