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Ascentage Pharma Announces IND Clearance by the US FDA for Lisaftoclax (APG-2575) as Single Agent or in Combinations for the Treatment of ER+ Breast Cancer and Other Solid Tumors

SUZHOU, China, and ROCKVILLE, MD, US, June 14, 2021 — Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and age-related diseases, today announced that the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for the company’s novel Bcl-2 inhibitor, lisaftoclax (APG-2575), has been cleared by the Read More ›

Live from ASCO 2021 | Ascentage Pharma Delivers Oral Presentation Featuring Updated Data Demonstrating Promising Efficacy and Safety of Bcl-2 Inhibitor Lisaftoclax (APG-2575) in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory CLL/SLL

SUZHOU, China, and ROCKVILLE, MD, US, June 7, 2021—Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and age-related diseases, today released updated results from the first-in-human study of the Bcl-2 inhibitor lisaftoclax (APG-2575) in patients with relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (R/R Read More ›

Live from ASCO 2021 | Ascentage Pharma Presents Updated Results of MDM2-p53 Inhibitor Alrizomadlin (APG-115) Demonstrating an ORR of 24.1% Including Complete Response in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Patients with Advanced Melanoma Resistant or Refractory to Prior Immuno-Oncologic Drugs

SUZHOU, China, and ROCKVILLE, MD, US, June 7, 2021 — Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and age-related diseases, today presented in an oral presentation at the 57th American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, updated results from a Phase Read More ›

Ascentage Pharma Enters into Strategic Partnership with WuXi STA to Advance Drug Development and Manufacturing

Dr. Ming Guo, Co-Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ascentage Pharma (on the left), and Dr. Minzhang Chen, Chief Executive Officer of WuXi STA (on the right) SUZHOU, China and ROCKVILLE, MD., U.S., June XX, 2021 — Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic Read More ›

ASCO 2021 | Ascentage Pharma to Announce Updated Results Demonstrating Clinical Potential of Alrizomadlin (APG-115) Plus Pembrolizumab in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors that Had Failed Immunotherapies in Oral Presentation

SUZHOU, China and ROCKVILLE, MD., U.S., May 19, 2021 — Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and age-related diseases, today announced that abstracts reporting on two clinical studies evaluating the company’s drug candidate, alrizomadlin (APG-115), have been published in the 2021 Read More ›

ASCO 2021 | Ascentage Pharma to Announce Updated Data of Lisaftoclax (APG-2575) Demonstrating an ORR of Around 80% and Therapeutic Potential in Patients with R/R CLL/SLL in Oral Presentation

SUZHOU, China and ROCKVILLE, MD., U.S., May 19, 2021 — Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and age-related diseases, today announced that an abstract reporting on the first-in-human study of the Bcl-2 inhibitor, lisaftoclax (APG-2575), in patients with relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic Read More ›

Ascentage Becomes a Constituent of MSCI China Small Cap Index

SUZHOU, China and ROCKVILLE, MD., U.S., May. 13, 2021 — Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and age-related diseases, today announced that according to the latest semi-annual index review results announced by MSCI, a leading provider of index services and analytics, Read More ›

Ascentage Pharma to Announce Results from Four Clinical Studies at 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting, with Data of Its Drug Candidates Including Lisaftoclax (APG-2575) to Be Released in Oral Presentations for the First Time

SUZHOU, China and ROCKVILLE, MD., U.S., Apr. 21, 2021 — Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and age-related diseases, today announced that results from four clinical studies of the company’s three apoptosis-targeted drug candidates have been selected for presentations at the Read More ›

Ascentage Pharma Releases Preclinical Data of Its Core Drug Candidates at AACR Annual Meeting 2021, with Results Signifying the Potential of Multiple Combination Therapies in Cancer

SUZHOU, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Apr. 12, 2021 — Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and age-related diseases, today presented the preclinical results of five of the company’s novel drug candidates at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting Read More ›

Ascentage Pharma Appoints Renowned Oncologist Dr. David Sidransky, MD, to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director

SUZHOU, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Apr. 2, 2021 — Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and age-related diseases, today announced its appointment of Dr. David Sidransky, MD., a renowned oncologist, to the company’s Board of Directors as an independent non-executive director, Read More ›