Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

FDA Expects Decision on Cilta-cel Approval by February 2022

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to decide by the end of February whether or not to approve ciltacabtagene autoleucel, known as cilta-cel, an investigational CAR T-cell therapy for the treatment of relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. The FDA extended its expected decision date to…

PT-112 Shows Promise for Heavily Treated Myeloma Patients

Phosplatin Therapeutics‘ investigational medication PT-112 showed promising efficacy and safety data in an early clinical trial of heavily-pretreated people with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. The findings were shared in a presentation, “A Phase I Dose Escalation Study of PT-112 in Patients with Relapsed or…

Investigational Myeloma Treatment KP1237 Wins FDA Orphan Drug Status

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to Kleo Pharmaceuticals‘ KP1237, an investigational treatment for multiple myeloma. The designation grants various development incentives to medications that address rare disorders affecting fewer than 200,000 people annually in the U.S. Incentives include…