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Samsung Biologics Establishes Partnership with China Biotech GeneQuantum Healthcare to Collaborate on ADC Development

November 2, 2020

Via: BioSpace

Samsung Biologics (207940.KS) has entered into a strategic partnership with GeneQuantum Healthcare, a China biotech company, to jointly develop an antibody drug conjugate (ADC) for the treatment of non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC), triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), and other solid tumors. The agreement signals Samsung Biologics’ accelerated entry into the China market.

GeneQuantum Healthcare recently received the US FDA’s Investigational New Drug (IND) Good to Proceed Letter in May this year for its first anti-HER2 ADC asset, which was manufactured via GeneQuantum’s patented intelligent ligase-dependent conjugation (iLDC) technology platform.

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