Agios Pharmaceuticals Publishes Two Articles in Science Demonstrating the Effects of Mutant IDH1 and IDH2 Inhibitors in Primary Tumor Models

Published: Apr 05, 2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the leading biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel drugs in the fields of cancer metabolism and rare metabolic genetic diseases, announced today the publication of two articles in the journal Science by Agios scientists and their collaborators demonstrating the effects of the company’s small molecule isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 and 2 (IDH1 and IDH2) mutant specific inhibitors in primary human tumor models. These data add to a growing body of scientific research demonstrating the significant promise of targeting mutant IDH1 and IDH2 enzymes as novel approaches to treating cancer.

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