Researchers from Shasqi Inc. have reported the development of a new monomethyl auristatin E (MMAE)-based therapeutic, SQ-2270, within its proprietary CAPAC (Click Activated Protodrugs Against Cancer) platform for the treatment of cancer.
Researchers from Cerevel Therapeutics LLC presented data from a study that aimed to evaluate preclinical antipsychotic properties of M4 agonism while minimizing off-target side effects using novel muscarinic acetylcholine M4 receptor full and partial agonists, CV-0000042 (CVL-042) and CV-0000071, respectively.
Maze Therapeutics Inc. recently presented data from preclinical studies of a small-molecule APOL1 pore function inhibitor, MZ-301, describing the compound’s in vitro and in vivo activity. APOL1 G1 and G2 genetic variants are associated with an increased risk of progressive kidney diseases in African ancestry people. There are no APOL1-targeted therapies addressing the underlying driver of these diseases.
Researchers from Carisma Therapeutics Inc. have provided details on the discovery and preclinical evaluation of a novel mesothelin-targeting chimeric antigen receptor macrophage (CAR-M), CT-1119, being developed as a potential solid tumor immunotherapy candidate.