REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Revolution Medicines, Inc. (RVMD), a clinical-stage oncology company focused on developing targeted therapies to inhibit frontier cancer targets, today provided a research and development (R&D) update regarding the company's innovative portfolio directed against RAS cancers.
The R&D update covers the latest developments across certain of the company’s programs including:
- Update on the broad RMC-4630 clinical development program, including new data sets from the ongoing Phase 1 monotherapy clinical trial (RMC-4630-01)
- New pharmacokinetic profiles and improved tolerability with intermittent dosing schedules
- Expanded experience of anti-tumor activity in non-small cell lung cancer patients carrying KRAS mutations
- New anti-tumor activity in patients carrying NF1LOF mutations
- Recap of recent RMC-4630-related announcements with update on overall program status
- Highlights of in vivo preclinical data demonstrating induction of anti-tumor immunity via adaptive and innate immune systems by SHP2 inhibitor monotherapy and combination treatment with a checkpoint inhibitor, as reported in a recent publication by company scientists in Cancer Research
- New in vivo data on dual targeted therapy with mTORC1-selective inhibitor and KRASG12C(OFF) inhibitor in preclinical models of resistance to monotherapy
- New in vivo data on pharmacokinetic profile and anti-tumor responses to oral administration of novel KRASG12C(ON) inhibitor
To access full details of the R&D update, please review the company’s investor presentation within the investor section of the company’s website at: https://ir.revmed.com/events-and-presentations. The updated presentation has also been furnished with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
About Revolution Medicines, Inc.
Revolution Medicines is a clinical-stage oncology company focused on developing novel targeted therapies to inhibit elusive high-value frontier cancer targets within notorious growth and survival pathways, with particular emphasis on RAS and mTOR signaling pathways. The company possesses sophisticated structure-based drug discovery capabilities built upon deep chemical biology and cancer pharmacology know-how and innovative, proprietary technologies that enable the creation of small molecules tailored to unconventional binding sites.
The company’s pipeline includes RMC-4630, a clinical-stage drug candidate that is designed to selectively inhibit the activity of SHP2. Additionally, the company is developing a broad portfolio of inhibitors of other key frontier oncology targets within the notorious RAS pathway and the related mTOR signaling cascade. These include inhibitors of multiple mutant RAS proteins and SOS1, as well as RMC-5552, a development candidate within the company’s 4EBP1/mTORC1 program currently in IND-enabling studies.
Forward Looking Statements
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