ImmunoGen Appoints Michael Vasconcelles, MD, as Executive Vice President, Research, Development, and Medical Affairs
"Following the recent approval and launch of ELAHERE™ (mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx), we have transitioned to a fully-integrated oncology company pursuing the global development and commercialization of our portfolio of novel ADCs. As we look to expand ELAHERE's label and advance our pipeline, it is essential that we strategically align our research, development, clinical, medical, and regulatory affairs activities at a local, regional, and international level," said
"This is an exhilarating next chapter for ImmunoGen as the Company brings its first wholly-owned product to market, advances its pipeline of ADCs through the clinic, and reinvigorates its early-stage discovery and research efforts to drive future growth," said
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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ABOUT ELAHERE (MIRVETUXIMAB SORAVTANSINE-GYNX)
ELAHERE (mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx) is a first-in-class ADC comprising a folate receptor alpha-binding antibody, cleavable linker, and the maytansinoid payload DM4, a potent tubulin inhibitor designed to kill the targeted cancer cells. Please see full Prescribing Information, including a Boxed Warning, for ELAHERE here.
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 the Company's product and product candidates, including, but not limited to, the commercial launch and label expansion of ELAHERE™ (mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx), the global development and commercialization of novel ADCs, and the progression of early-stage discovery and research efforts. 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 timing and outcome of the Company's anticipated interactions with regulatory authorities; the risk that we may not be able to obtain adequate prices and reimbursement for any approved products, including the potential for delays or additional difficulties for mirvetuximab; the risk that the results of the ongoing MIRASOL trial may fail to support full approval of mirvetuximab and, if so, that additional studies may be required; 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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