Endocyte, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases in the United States. The company uses its technology to create novel small molecule drug conjugates (SMDCs) and companion imaging agents. It is developing Vintafolide, a SMDC that is in Phase IIb clinical trials to treat non-small cell lung cancer; EC1456, which is in Phase I dose escalation trial for the treatment of advanced solid tumors; and EC1169, a tubulysin therapeutic that is in Phase I dose escalation trial in advanced prostate cancer. The company is also developing EC1788, a folate receptor-targeted SMDC that is in preclinical development stage to treat cancer; EC1669, which is in preclinical development stage to treat inflammatory diseases; and EC0371, a folate receptor-targeted SMDC in preclinical development stage for the treatment of polycystic kidney disease. Endocyte, Inc. has a collaboration agreement with Purdue Research Foundation; Master License Agreement; Merck Sharp & Dohme Research GmbH; and Nihon Medi-Physic Co., LTD. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in West Lafayette, Indiana.
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