Genmab postpones crucial cancer candidate decision following Abbvie exit

For the rest of 2022, the Danish biotech firm will share all expenses relating to the development of Duohexabody-CD37 with Abbvie, despite the US-based firm’s decision to withdraw from the collaboration in question.

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The collaboration between Genmab, a Danish biotech company, and US-based Abbvie entails the development of a string of molecules – which was recently cut a little shorter when Abbvie decided to discontinue the shared efforts on one candidate in particular.

Duohexabody-CD37 (Gen3009), a treatment candidate for B-cell malignancies that typically form in white blood cells and include most non-Hodgkin lymphomas, was developed using the Duohexabody technology platform, and is now left solely in Genmab’s charge.

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