MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Immunomedics, Inc., (NASDAQ:IMMU) (“Immunomedics” or the “Company”), a leading biopharmaceutical company in the area of antibody-drug conjugates (ADC), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the Company’s Biologics License Application (BLA) for filing and granted Priority Review for sacituzumab govitecan for the treatment of patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (mTNBC) who previously received at least two prior therapies for metastatic disease. The PDUFA target action date is January 18, 2019. If approved, sacituzumab govitecan would be the first and only ADC approved for the treatment of mTNBC.
“We are delighted that the FDA has accepted the sacituzumab govitecan BLA for Priority Review,” commented Michael Pehl, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We will continue to work closely with the regulatory agency as we strive to bring this potential new treatment to mTNBC patients expeditiously.”
The filing is based on Phase 1/2 data of sacituzumab govitecan in mTNBC.
About Sacituzumab Govitecan
Sacituzumab govitecan, Immunomedics’ most advanced product candidate, is a novel, first-in-class antibody-drug conjugate (ADC). It is currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for accelerated approval as a treatment of patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer who previously received at least two prior therapies for metastatic disease. If approved, sacituzumab govitecan would be the first and only ADC approved for the treatment of metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.
Immunomedics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing monoclonal antibody-based products for the targeted treatment of cancer and other serious diseases. Immunomedics’ corporate objective is to become a fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company and a leader in the field of antibody-drug conjugates. For additional information on the Company, please visit its website at https://immunomedics.com/. The information on its website does not, however, form a part of this press release.