Amid a record bad year, Bellicum keeps taking its lumps as FDA slams trial hold on CAR-T hopeful
It’s been no less than a disastrous year for Houston biotech Bellicum Pharmaceuticals after taking a scalpel to its pipeline and dumping a vast majority of its staff. Now, in an already-doomed trial of one of Bellicum’s next-gen oncology hopefuls, the FDA is doling out even more lumps.
Bellicum divulged on Monday that the FDA had placed a clinical hold on its Phase I/II trial for CAR-T candidate BPX-601 after a pancreatic cancer patient’s death in the early-stage test.
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