Acepodia Announces FDA Clearance of IND Application for ACE1831, an Anti-CD20 Armed Allogeneic gamma delta T-cell Therapy Candidate to Treat Patients with non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
ACE1831 is a potential antibody‑armed allogeneic gamma delta T cell therapy developed using Acepodia's unique antibody-cell conjugation (ACC) technology as an optimized T cell engager platform to treat patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
ALAMEDA, Calif. and TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Acepodia, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing first-in-class cell therapies with its unique Antibody-Cell Conjugation (ACC) platform technology to address gaps in cancer care, today announced that it has received clearance of its Investigational New Drug (IND) application from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase 1, first-in-human, multi-center clinical study of its ACE1831 in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
"The FDA clearance of our IND application for ACE1831 is a significant milestone for Acepodia as we move into the clinic with a first antibody armed allogeneic gamma delta T cell product candidate through our unique ACC platform. Based on ACE1831's encouraging preclinical data, we believe that our antibody armed gamma delta T cell therapy has the potential to provide additional treatment options for patients with NHL," said Sonny Hsiao, Ph.D., chief executive officer of Acepodia. "The ACC approach allows us to circumvent the limitations of current T cell engager therapies. Meanwhile, we can also significantly reduce manufacturing costs and has the potential to generate a cost-effective cancer treatment for patients. We look forward to advancing ACE1831 into its first clinical trial," said the chief executive officer.
About Gamma-Delta (γδ) T Cells
Acepodia is made up of seasoned leadership and scientific experts dedicated to advancing its robust pipeline of ACE therapies with the potential to bring innovative, effective and affordable cell therapies to a broad population of patients across a variety of solid tumors and hematologic cancers. For more information, visit https://www.acepodia.com and follow Acepodia on Twitter and LinkedIn.
About non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
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