“IL-27 is an immunosuppressive cytokine that is associated with poor outcomes in certain tumor types. Our first-in-class anti-IL-27 antibody SRF388 strongly inhibits the action of IL-27, a mechanism designed to stimulate the immune system to mount a robust attack against the tumor,” said
The Phase 1 dose escalation study will enroll patients with advanced solid tumors. Once a recommended Phase 2 dose is reached, the study is designed to expand into cohorts consisting of patients with late-stage renal cell carcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma. Surface expects to provide an initial clinical update from the dose escalation portion of the study by the end of 2020.
SRF388 is a fully human anti-IL-27 antibody designed to inhibit the activity of this immunosuppressive cytokine.
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