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First Patient Infused In Joint Humanigen/Kite, A Gilead Company Clinical Study

ZUMA-19 study being conducted as part of a clinical collaboration in the U.S. Study evaluating the potential effects of lenzilumab (anti-human-GM-CSF monoclonal antibody) prior to Yescarta® (axicabtagene

Benzinga · -
  • ZUMA-19 study being conducted as part of a clinical collaboration in the U.S.
  • Study evaluating the potential effects of lenzilumab (anti-human-GM-CSF monoclonal antibody) prior to Yescarta® (axicabtagene ciloleucel) in adults with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma

BURLINGAME, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 30, 2020 / Humanigen, Inc., (OTCQB:HGEN("Humanigen"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on preventing and treating cytokine release syndrome (CRS) with lenzilumab, the company's proprietary Humaneered® anti-human granulocyte macrophage-colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) monoclonal antibody, announced that the first patient has been infused in the ZUMA-19 study, which is being conducted in collaboration with Kite, A Gilead Company. Details of the ZUMA-19 study can be found at www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04314843.

"We are excited to see this clinical collaboration move forward as we seek to understand the potential benefit of lenzilumab being administered with CAR T therapy in patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma," said Cameron Durrant, MD, chief executive officer of Humanigen.