Hutchison China MediTech (Chi-Med) in Partner Talks for Cancer Drug

Published: May 10, 2013

by Richard Daverman, PhD

May 9, 2013 -- Hutchison Chi-Med expects to license global rights to fruqintinib, one of its novel small-cell cancer drugs, before year-end, according to CEO Christian Hogg. The company has been in due diligence discussions with potential partners, he added. Because the drug is a promising treatment for solid tumors, Chi-Med will conduct simultaneous clinical trials against several types of cancer, and the company wants a partner to help shoulder the financial burden. More details....

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