SuperGen Initiates Clinical Trial Of Novel Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor
SuperGen has dosed the first patient in a multi-arm Phase 1b clinical trial of MP470, a novel, oral, multi-targeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI). The trial will evaluate MP470 in combination with several standard of care chemotherapy regimens, including carboplatin/paclitaxel, carboplatin/etoposide, docetaxel, topotecan, and erlotinib. The trial is expected to enroll up to 105 patients at five study centers.
The Phase 1b trial is an open label, dose-escalation study designed to assess the safety and tolerability of MP470 in combination with these standard of care chemotherapy regimens, and to define the dose of MP470 to advance into Phase 2 combination studies. Additionally, the Company will assess pharmacokinetic and biomarker data from the study. The trial is open to chemotherapy na