Lantheus-POINT Biopharma Ink Strategic Collaboration For Cancer Programs

Lantheus-POINT Biopharma Ink Strategic Collaboration For Cancer Programs
  • Lantheus Holdings Inc LNTH has licensed POINT Biopharma Global Inc's PNT PNT2002 and PNT2003 product candidates.
  • Lantheus will pay a total of $260 million in upfront payments between the two agreements to POINT, with the potential for additional milestone payments of approximately $1.8 billion between the two products based on FDA approval and net sales and commercial milestones. 
  • Additionally, Lantheus will pay POINT royalties on net sales of 20% for PNT2002 and 15% for PNT2003. 
  • The agreements expand Lantheus' radiopharmaceutical portfolio with two late-stage therapeutic candidates and, with PNT2002, broadens Lantheus' prostate cancer franchise. 
  • PNT2002 is a PSMA-targeted 177Lu-based radiopharmaceutical therapy for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).
  • PNT2002 is currently in its Phase 3 study designed to evaluate superiority to the standard of care in mCRPC pre-chemotherapy patients who have failed one androgen receptor pathway inhibitor.
  • PNT2003 is a somatostatin receptor (SSTR) targeted radioligand therapy with no-carrier-added 177Lu, in development for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs). PNT2003 is currently in a Phase 3 trial.
  • Price Action: PNT shares are down 34.6% at $5.98, and LNTH shares are up 0.02% at $56.48 on the last check Monday.

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