Scrip is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Amgen Bets $45m Plus Up To $1.7bn On Xencor's Bi-Specifics

This article was originally published in Scrip

Executive Summary

Amgen's Blincyto (blinatumumab) was the first US FDA-approved bi-specific antibody and now the biotechnology giant may spend nearly $1.75bn on bi-specifics developed with Xencor Inc.'s XmAb platform for monoclonal antibodies that bind to two separate targets.

You may also be interested in...



ACR 2016 Roundup: Remicade Copy Not So Similar; Mixed Sirukumab Results; Corbus’s Resunab Surge

At ACR: Janssen reported data that show Celltrion’s Remicade biosimilar is not quite the same, but positive sirukumab results may not boost the Janssen and GSK biologic’s market prospects. Meanwhile, Corbus surged on mid-stage resunab results in systemic sclerosis, Janssen shared Phase II gesulkumab psoriasis results, Genentech eyes a new Actemra indication, and Xencor rose on interim Phase II data.

Amgen's Cancer Strategy: A Multitude Of Modalities In Immuno-Oncology And Beyond

Amgen is the leader in approved bispecific antibodies and oncolytic viruses, but the company's not shy about expanding its oncology pipeline with even more modes of delivering medicines to cancer patients.

Novartis Deal Gives Xencor $150m Up Front, Up To $2.41bn In Milestone Fees

Monrovia, California-based Xencor Inc.'s latest collaboration, which is worth $150m up front and up to $2.41bn in milestone fees from Novartis AG, shows how the company is growing up as its research and development pipeline matures.

Topics

Related Companies

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

SC029772

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel