Results from Phase III pivotal studies to be featured at Late-Breaking Research Program on March 2, 2019
BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Athenex, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATNX), a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer and related conditions, today announced that an abstract reporting the results from two Phase III studies of KX2-391 Ointment in the treatment of actinic keratosis has been accepted for presentation at the Late-Breaking Research Program at the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, to take place March 1–5, 2019 in Washington, DC.
The presentation (Abstract 11216), with the title “KX2-391 Ointment 1%, a Novel Dual Src/Tubulin Inhibitor, is Efficacious and Safe in the Treatment of Adults with Actinic Keratosis in Two Phase III Studies”, will be delivered in Session S034 (Late-breaking Research: Clinical Trials) on Saturday, March 2, 2019, between 1:00pm and 4:00pm Eastern Time in Ballroom A at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
The two Phase III studies (KX01-AK-003 and KX01-AK-004) are double-blind, vehicle-controlled, randomized, parallel group, multicenter, efficacy and safety studies of KX2-391 Ointment 1% in adults with actinic keratosis on the face or scalp. Each study enrolled 351 subjects in 31 US sites, totaling 702 subjects in 62 US sites. The results of the previous Phase II study of KX2-391 Ointment 1% were reported in the 2018 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in San Diego in February 2018.
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Founded in 2003, Athenex, Inc. is a global clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery and development of next generation drugs for the treatment of cancer. Athenex is organized around three platforms, including an Oncology Innovation Platform, a Commercial Platform and a Global Supply Chain Platform. The Company’s current clinical pipeline is derived from four different platform technologies: (1) Orascovery, based on non-absorbed P-glycoprotein inhibitor, (2) Src kinase inhibition, (3) T-cell receptor-engineered T-cells (TCR-T), and (4) Arginine deprivation therapy. Athenex’s employees worldwide are dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients by creating more active and tolerable treatments. Athenex has offices in Buffalo and Clarence, New York; Cranford, New Jersey; Houston, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Hong Kong; Taipei, Taiwan; and multiple locations in Chongqing, China. For more information, please visit www.athenex.com.
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