Hutchison MediPharma, Eli Lilly collaborate

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Hutchison MediPharma (HMP), an R&D company majority owned by Chi-Med, has entered a licensing, co-development and commercialization agreement in China with Eli Lilly for Fruquintinib (HMPL-013), a targeted oncology therapy for the potential treatment of various types of solid tumors. Fruquintinib, a selective inhibitor of the Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (“VEGF”) receptor tyrosine kinases, was discovered by HMP and currently is in phase II testing in China.  

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AstraZeneca, Chi-Med collaborate to develop novel cancer therapy

Friday, December 23, 2011

AstraZeneca and Hutchison MediPharma, an R&D company majority owned by Chi-Med, have entered into a global licensing, co-development, and commercialization agreement for Volitinib (HMPL-504), a novel targeted therapy and a highly selective inhibitor of the c-Met receptor tyrosine kinase for the treatment of cancer. Volitinib, which will imminently enter phase I testing, has been discovered and developed in China by HMP.

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