Mersana Teams With Teva To Develop Polymer Conjugate Cancer Drug
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Linking fumagillin analogue with polymer should prevent CNS toxicities seen with previous fumagillin candidates.
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Nearly ready to out-license its remaining small molecule drug conjugate candidate, Mersana will focus exclusively on developing Fleximer-based antibody-drug conjugates through collaborations with Endo and future partners.
Previously partnered with Teva on a small molecule drug conjugate, biotech says its focus going forward will be on developing ADCs, with partners and in-house.
By linking drugs to a proprietary nanometer-scale polymer, Mersana Therapeutics can favorably affect properties of chemotherapeutic agents such as solubility, half-life, and accumulation in tumor tissue, thereby widening their therapeutic window.