Celyad Outlines Key 2019 Priorities Including theAcceleration of the CYAD-01 Program in r/r AML and MDS
7 January 2019
- Lead candidate CYAD-01 continues to demonstrate encouraging clinical activity in THINK Phase 1 trial with a new complete response (CR) observed in patient with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
- Key focus to accelerate the development of CYAD-01 for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory (r/r) acute myeloid leukemia (AML) or MDS, including the initiation of a Phase 2 clinical trial during second half 2019
Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium - Celyad (Euronext Brussels and Paris, and Nasdaq: CYAD), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of CAR-T cell-based therapies, today announced that it is accelerating its clinical development strategy for AML and MDS and provided updates on clinical candidates CYAD-01 and CYAD-101 with key upcoming milestones for 2019.
“We made progress in 2018 with our CAR-T clinical programs and we believe the Company is poised to achieve a number of important milestones in 2019,” noted Dr. Christian Homsy, CEO of Celyad. “We continue to be encouraged by the clinical data observed with CYAD-01 for the treatment of hematological indications. As a result, we are prioritizing the clinical development program of CYAD-01 for the treatment of relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia or myelodysplastic syndrome towards Phase 2 trials.”