Skip to content

FDA accepts Merck KGaA tepotinib application for lung cancer

August 25, 2020

Under Priority Review status, the FDA accepts for review Merck KGaA (OTCPK:MKGAY) unit EMD Serono’s marketing application seeking approval of tepotinib for the treatment of adult patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have a certain mutation that leads to mesenchymal-epithelial transition exon 14 (METex14) skipping, an aggressive type of NSCLC with a poor prognosis. It is a Breakthrough Therapy-tagged indication.

Tepotinib is a small molecule inhibitor of an enzyme called c-Met receptor tyrosine kinase. C-Met signaling is associated with aggressive treatment-resistant cancer.

https://seekingalpha.com/news/3608581-fda-accepts-merck-kgaa-tepotinib-application-for-lung-cancer

From → Uncategorized

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: