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Spring Bank Announces Dosing of Patients in Phase 1 Clinical Trial of IV-Administered STING Agonist, SB 11285
“Working with our principal investigators in
SB 11285 is a novel STING agonist immunotherapeutic agent designed and developed for IV administration being investigated for the treatment of selected cancers such as certain breast cancers, lung cancers, colo-rectal cancers and melanoma. In vitro and in vivo preclinical findings indicate that SB 11285 could be used to target a variety of tumors at various anatomic sites and has the potential to enhance the activity of other therapeutic modalities such as immune checkpoint inhibitors, PARP inhibitors and other chemotherapeutics.
Part 1 of the IV SB 11285 Phase 1 trial is a dose-escalation study with monotherapy followed by combination with a checkpoint inhibitor and is designed to determine a recommended Phase 2 dose. Part 2 of the trial will explore IV SB 11285 antitumor activity in combination with a checkpoint inhibitor in selected tumor types. The trial will be conducted at multiple sites in
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended, about Spring Bank’s future expectations, plans and prospects. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about the company’s expectations relating to SB 11285, including timing for release of top-line results and its potential ability to treat a broader range of cancers and patients in the community oncology treatment setting. The words “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “predict,” “will,” “would,” “could,” “potential,” “possible,” “hope,” “likelihood” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Any forward-looking statements in this press release are based on management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and important factors that may cause actual events or results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by any forward-looking statements contained in this press release, including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties related to: Spring Bank’s ability to successfully demonstrate the safety and efficacy of its product candidates; any delay of any current or planned non-clinical or clinical trials or the development of any product candidate; whether Spring Bank’s product candidates will advance through the clinical trial process on a timely basis, or at all; whether Spring Bank’s cash resources will be sufficient to fund its continuing operations for the periods and/or trials anticipated; whether the results of such trials will warrant submission for approval from the
In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent Spring Bank’s views as of the date hereof.
McNeil, Gray & Rice
Source: Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc.