Immunomedics

Takeda terminates agreement with Immunomedics

Friday, October 11, 2013

Immunomedics, a biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development of monoclonal antibody-based products for the targeted treatment of cancer, autoimmune and other serious diseases, has received notification from Takeda Pharmaceutical of the termination of the licensing agreement signed between Nycomed and Immunomedics for the worldwide rights to veltuzumab, the humanized anti-CD20 antibody, for all non-cancer indications.

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FDA puts Immunomedics’ pancreatic cancer trial on hold

Friday, September 23, 2011

Immunomedics, a biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development of monoclonal antibody-based products for the targeted treatment of cancer, autoimmune and other serious diseases, been notified by the FDA that a partial clinical hold has been placed on the company’s phase Ib/II clinical trial of clivatuzumab tetraxetan in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, due to the administration of an incorrect dose to a patient enrolled at one of its trial sites.

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Lupus Drug Shows Promise in Phase I/II Trial

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

UCB and Immunomedics reported positive results from a follow-up phase I/II trial of epratuzumab for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Phase I of the trial enrolled 12 subjects with SLE and analyzed the effect of epratuzumab on circulatory B-cell subsets. Results showed that epratuzumab preferentially targets naive and transitional B-cells.

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