Starpharma Holdings Limited (ASX: SPL)- Starpharma’s shares runs on getting first patent published

  • Aug 31, 2018 AEST
  • Team Kalkine
Starpharma Holdings Limited (ASX: SPL)- Starpharma’s shares runs on getting first patent published

Starpharma’s stock price jumped 13.04% to $1.30 on 31 August 2018 after the AstraZeneca’s first patent application on Starpharma’s DEP dendrimer with AstraZeneca’s Bcl2/xL inhibitors got published by the World Intellectual Property organization.

The patent DEP Bcl2/xL conjugates can treat many cancers including leukemias. It is having the combination of Starpharma’s DEP delivery technology and AstraZeneca’s Bcl2/xL inhibitors, exhibiting compelling efficacy and synergy in combination. It is described as ‘best-in-class’ with a broad combination opportunity in both solid and hematological tumors.   

 Starpharma CEO, Dr Jackie Fairley commented: “AstraZeneca’s impressive data published today demonstrates that the DEP® Bcl2/xL conjugates are highly effective across a range of cancer types both alone and in combination with other anti-cancer agents.

Starpharma (ASX: SPL) can potentially achieve development, launch and sales milestones of US$124 million for the first DEP product, and US$93.3 million for each subsequent qualifying product under AstraZeneca multiproduct DEP license.

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