Agios Announces Data from Ongoing Phase 1/2 Trial of AG-221 Showing Durable Responses in Patients with Advanced Hematologic Malignancies at #ASH2015
Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGIO) today announced new data from the dose-escalation phase and expansion cohorts from the ongoing Phase 1/2 study evaluating single agent AG-221, a first-in-class, oral, selective, potent inhibitor of mutant isocitrate dehydrogenase-2 (IDH2), in advanced hematologic malignancies. The data are being presented at the 2015 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition (ASH) taking place December 5-8, 2015 in Orlando. AG-221 is being developed in collaboration with Celgene.
Data as of September 1, 2015 from 209 patients with IDH2 mutant positive advanced hematologic malignancies treated with single agent AG-221 showed durable clinical activity and a favorable safety profile. More than 50 patients were added as of the last analysis, and 66 patients remain on treatment. In patients with relapsed or refractory