Ambrx to Present Preclinical Data on ARX517 and ARX305 at the 2023 AACR Annual Meeting
SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambrx Biopharma Inc., or Ambrx (NASDAQ: AMAM), announced the presentation of three posters featuring preclinical data at the upcoming 2023 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, from April 14 to 19, 2023. The two preclinical posters will provide data from Ambrx’s preclinical studies of ARX517 (anti-PSMA ADC) and ARX305 (anti-CD70 ADC). Further, a clinical trial in progress poster will be presented from APEX-01 (NCT04662580), the Company’s Phase 1, first-in-human, open label dose escalation and dose expansion trial of ARX517 enrolling patients with advanced prostate cancer whose tumors have progressed on at least two prior FDA-approved treatments. ARX517 is the only anti-PSMA ADC in active clinical development.
Ambrx’s abstracts are posted on the AACR Annual Meeting website. The posters will be posted on the Ambrx website during the conference.
Poster Title: ARX517, a Next-Generation anti-PSMA Antibody Drug Conjugate for the Treatment of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer, Demonstrates Anti-Tumor Activity in Enzalutamide-Resistant and Enzalutamide-Sensitive Models and a Clear Therapeutic Index in a Non-Human Primate Model
Session Date and Time: Tuesday Apr 18, 2023, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Poster title: ARX517, an anti-PSMA ADC targeting mCRPC resistant or refractory to standard therapies: A phase 1 dose escalation and dose expansion study (APEX-01 NCT04662580)
Poster Title: Preclinical characterization of AX305, a next-generation anti-CD70 antibody drug conjugate for the treatment of CD70-expressing cancers
Session Category: Experimental and Molecular Therapeutics
Session Title: Growth Factor Receptors as Therapeutic Targets
Location: Poster Section 21
Poster Board Number: 25
Published Abstract Number: 6318
About Ambrx Biopharma Inc.
Ambrx is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company using an expanded genetic code technology platform to discover and develop next generation antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) and other engineered therapies to modulate the immune system. Ambrx is advancing a focused portfolio of clinical and preclinical programs designed to optimize efficacy and safety in multiple cancer indications, including ARX517, its proprietary antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) targeting the prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) and ARX788, its proprietary ADC targeting HER2. In addition, Ambrx has preclinical and clinical collaborations with multiple partners on drug candidates generated using Ambrx technology. Ambrx spun out of The Scripps Research Institute in 2003 and has several other product candidates involving ADCs and other aspects of Ambrx’s protein engineering technology. For more information, please visit www.ambrx.com. Ambrx routinely posts information that may be important to investors on its website.
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Source: Ambrx Biopharma Inc.