New cancer target? GSK highlights oncology ambitions with its move into the clinic with RIP1 drug for pancreatic cancer
Researchers for GlaxoSmithKline are launching a clinical program for a RIP1 kinase drug in pancreatic cancer after nailing down a positive look at how this drug worked in mice for pancreatic cancer.
Scientists at NYU School of Medicine and its Perlmutter Cancer Center partnered with investigators at GSK on the study, concluding that the RIP1 approach added to checkpoint inhibitors doubled the survival time of mice — from 25 days to 50 days.
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