- Activity of TSR-042 (anti-PD-1 antibody) monotherapy demonstrated in patients with MSI-high endometrial and non-small cell lung cancers
- Data support unique and convenient dosing schedule
- Regulatory submission for TSR-042 for MSI-high tumors planned in 2H 2019
“Preliminary results from GARNET presented today at AACR are the first clinical data from expansion cohorts for TSR-042, our anti-PD-1 antibody,” said
Preliminary Activity in MSI-H Endometrial Cancer and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
GARNET is a multicenter, open-label, Phase 1 dose-escalation study designed to assess the safety, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and clinical activity of TSR-042 in patients with advanced solid tumors. Part 1, a weight-based dose escalation study, and part 2A, a fixed-dose safety study, of GARNET have been completed. The ongoing part 2B expansion portion of GARNET is evaluating TSR-042 at a dose of 500 milligrams every 3 weeks for the first 4 cycles, and 1000 milligrams every 6 weeks thereafter in four open cohorts: MSI-H endometrial cancer, MSI-high non-endometrial cancer, MSS endometrial cancer and NSCLC. Data presented at AACR included efficacy data from the cohorts of patients with MSI-H endometrial cancer and NSCLC from part 2B of the trial.
At the time of data cutoff, 15 patients with MSI-H endometrial cancer and 24 patients with NSCLC had at least 1 tumor assessment. Among the 15 patients with MSI-H endometrial cancer, 7 had partial responses by immune related RECIST (irRECIST) criteria (ORR 47%). Eleven patients continue on therapy, including one patient with a partial response who has thus far received over 42 weeks of TSR-042. Three additional patients (20%) had stable disease.
Among the 24 patients with NSCLC, 7 had partial responses by irRECIST criteria (ORR 29%). Twelve patients continue on therapy, including one patient with a partial response who has thus far received over 36 weeks of TSR-042. Ten additional patients had stable disease (42%), one of whom has continued treatment for over 36 weeks.
Preliminary safety findings among the 120 evaluable patients (including patients with MSI-H endometrial, NSCLC, and other tumor types) indicate TSR-042 is well-tolerated. Grade ≥3 treatment-related treatment-emergent adverse events (TEAEs) were reported in 9 of 120 patients (7%).
Serum concentrations of TSR-042 observed 6 weeks after the 1000 milligram dose were comparable to those observed 3 weeks after the 500 milligram dose, and maximal receptor occupancy was maintained throughout the 6-week dosing interval.
The GARNET study is intended to support a Biologics License Application (BLA) submission to the
TESARO Poster Presentations at AACR (all times local)
Preliminary safety, efficacy and PK/PD characterization from GARNET, a phase I clinical trial of the anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibody, TSR-042, in patients with recurrent or advanced NSCLC or MSI-H endometrial cancer
Poster Session, Abstract: CT053, Location: Exhibit Hall A, Poster Section 42, Poster Board 6
Checkpoint inhibitor signatures across endometrial cancer histologies
Poster Session, Abstract: 1687, Location: Exhibit Hall A, Poster Section 31, Poster Board 12
Simultaneous measurement and significance of PD-1, LAG-3 and TIM-3 expression in human solid tumors
Poster Session, Abstract: 1681, Location: Exhibit Hall A, Poster Section 31, Poster Board 6
Investigation of the expression profile and functional role of PD-1, TIM-3 and LAG-3 in human tumors
Poster Session, Abstract: 2722, Location: Exhibit Hall A, Poster Section 32, Poster Board 14
Characterization of tumor growth and immune microenvironment in humanized NOG-EXL mice implanted with A549, MDA-MB-436 and A375 cells
Poster Session, Abstract: 5690, Location: Exhibit Hall A, Poster Section 31, Poster Board 26
The ongoing Phase I GARNET trial is evaluating TSR-042 as monotherapy in patients with advanced solid tumors. GARNET included a weight-based dose escalation study (Part 1) and a fixed-dose safety study (Part 2A), both of which have been completed. Results of these studies were used to determine the recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D; 500 mg Q3W for the first 4 cycles then 1000 mg Q6W). The study is now enrolling patients with MSI-H endometrial cancer, MSI-H non-endometrial cancer, MSS endometrial cancer, and NSCLC into four large expansion cohorts.
TSR-042 is an investigational humanized anti-programmed death (PD)-1 monoclonal antibody that binds with high affinity to the PD-1 receptor and effectively blocks its interaction with the ligands PD-L1 and PD-L2. TSR-042 is the only anti-PD-1 therapy administered as monotherapy every 3 weeks for 4 doses then every 6 weeks thereafter. TSR-042 was developed as part of the collaboration between
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