Aravive Highlights Updated Batiraxcept Data From Kidney Cancer Trial

Aravive Inc ARAV has announced new data from the Phase 1b portion of the ongoing Phase 1b/2 trial of batiraxcept in clear cell renal cell cancer (ccRCC).

  • 26 previously treated ccRCC patients have been treated with batiraxcept at doses of 15 mg/kg (n=16) and 20 mg/kg (n=10), plus cabozantinib 60 mg.
  • No dose-limiting toxicities were observed at either the 15 mg/kg or 20 mg/kg batiraxcept dose combined with cabozantinib.
  • At a median follow-up of 4.9 months, 92% of patients remain on study.
  • Best overall response rate (ORR) in the ITT population is 46% (12/26), with 56% at 15 mg/kg and 30% at 20 mg/kg
  • The 6-month progression-free survival (PFS) rate in the ITT population is 79%
  • The median duration of response (DOR) has not been reached; the 3-month DOR is 100%
  • The best ORR was 63% in the biomarker high population, with a 6-month PFS rate of 77%.
  • Price Action: ARAV shares are 6.86% at $2.25 during the market session on the last check Thursday.
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