ImmunoGen Announces Acceptance of Biologics License Application for Mirvetuximab Soravtansine in Ovarian Cancer by US Food and Drug Administration with Priority Review
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“FDA’s acceptance of our BLA under Priority Review reinforces our belief in the potential for mirvetuximab soravtansine to serve as a new standard of care for patients with FRα-high platinum-resistant ovarian cancer,” said
Priority Review designation is granted to applications for therapies that may offer significant improvements in the safety or effectiveness of the treatment, diagnosis, or prevention of serious conditions when compared to standard applications and shortens the FDA review period to six months following acceptance.
The BLA seeks approval of mirvetuximab soravtansine under the FDA’s accelerated approval pathway, which was instituted to allow for expedited development of drugs that treat serious conditions and provide a meaningful advantage over available therapies based on a surrogate endpoint and is based on results from the pivotal Phase 3 SORAYA trial. Top-line data from SORAYA were announced in
ABOUT MIRVETUXIMAB SORAVTANSINE
Mirvetuximab soravtansine (IMGN853) is a first-in-class ADC comprising a folate receptor alpha-binding antibody, cleavable linker, and the maytansinoid payload DM4, a potent tubulin-targeting agent, to kill the targeted cancer cells.
ImmunoGen is developing the next generation of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) to improve outcomes for cancer patients. By generating targeted therapies with enhanced anti-tumor activity and favorable tolerability profiles, we aim to disrupt the progression of cancer and offer our patients more good days. We call this our commitment to TARGET A BETTER NOW™.
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This press release includes forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, ImmunoGen’s expectations related to: the occurrence, timing, and outcome of potential clinical and regulatory events related to the Company’s product candidates, including the review of the Company’s BLA to the FDA for mirvetuximab and full approval of mirvetuximab; the commercial launch of mirvetuximab and the potential of mirvetuximab to serve as a new standard of care for patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer; and the presentation of preclinical and clinical data on the Company’s product candidates, including top-line data from the MIRASOL trial in early 2023. Various factors could cause ImmunoGen’s actual results to differ materially from those discussed or implied in the forward-looking statements, and you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are current only as of the date of this release. Factors that could cause future results to differ materially from such expectations include, but are not limited to: the timing and outcome of the Company’s preclinical and clinical development processes; the difficulties inherent in the development of novel pharmaceuticals, including uncertainties as to the timing, expense, and results of preclinical studies, clinical trials, and regulatory processes; the Company’s ability to financially support its product programs; the timing and outcome of the Company’s anticipated interactions with regulatory authorities; risks and uncertainties associated with the scale and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting impact on ImmunoGen’s industry and business; and other factors as set forth in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the
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