CD47-SIRPα Drug Target Minireview

In Aug. 2021, immuno-oncology company, Trillium Therapeutics, was acquired by Pfizer for $2.3 billion, adding Trillium’s two CD47-targeting biologics, TTI-621 and TTI-622, to Pfizer’s oncology pipeline. The acquisition followed Gilead’s $4.9B buyout of Forty Seven in early 2020, after clinical data was presented on Forty Seven’s lead, the anti-CD47 monoclonal Read more…

First Disclosures of Small Molecule Drug Candidates – EFMC-ISMC 2021

By Christian Kuttruff and Julien Lefranc The first disclosures of new drug candidates are always the highlight of medicinal chemistry conferences. Six novel drug candidates were recently disclosed by European companies at the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC) Conference in Basel, including a KRAS Read more…