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ADC Therapeutics Announces Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting

Preclinical data support future clinical development of ADCs targeting Claudin-6 and NaPi2b

Additional presentations include clinical and independent preclinical studies evaluating ADCT-601 targeting AXL

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ADC Therapeutics SA (NYSE: ADCT) today announced abstracts on its novel antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) have been accepted for presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, which will be held in San Diego, CA from April 5-10, 2024.

“We’re excited to share compelling preclinical data supporting the future clinical development of the next-generation ADCs in our solid tumor portfolio, including those targeting Claudin-6 and NaPi2b, at the AACR Annual Meeting,” said Mohamed Zaki, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer of ADC Therapeutics. “We’re also looking forward to research from independent studies that highlight the potential of another investigational ADC, ADCT-601 targeting AXL.”

Details of ADC Therapeutics’ poster presentations are as follows:

Title: Preclinical development of a novel camptothecin-based antibody-drug conjugate targeting solid tumors expressing Claudin-6
Abstract: 3122
Session Title: Antibody-Drug Conjugates
Date and Time: Monday, April 8, 2024; 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT
Location: Poster Section 21; Board number 3

Title: Preclinical development of NaPi2b-PL2202, a novel camptothecin-based antibody-drug conjugate targeting solid tumors expressing NaPi2b
Abstract: 5085
Session Title: Novel Immunotherapies and Immune Modulation
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 9, 2024; 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PT
Location: Poster Section 42; Board number 7

Title: Phase 1b Trial Mipasetamab Uzoptirine (ADCT-601-102) dose escalation in patients with advanced bone and soft tissue sarcomas
Abstract: CT059
Session Title: Phase I Clinical Trials 1
Date and Time: Monday, April 8, 2024; 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PT
Location: Poster Section 48; Board number 9

Title: Quantitative systems pharmacology modeling of loncastuximab tesirine combined with mosunetuzumab and glofitamab helps guide dosing for patients with DLBCL
Abstract: 875
Session Title: Application of Bioinformatics to Cancer Biology 1
Date and Time: Sunday, April 7, 2024; 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT
Location: Poster Section 36; Board number 19

Details of an independent poster presentation of an ADCT-601 preclinical study are as follows:

Title: Preclinical anti-tumorigenic evaluation of AXL targeting antibody-drug-conjugate in an adenoid cystic carcinoma cell line xenograft model
Abstract: LB022
Session Title: Late-Breaking Research: Chemistry
Date and Time: Sunday, April 7, 2024; 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT
Location: Poster Section 52; Board number 4

Details of an oral presentation of an NCI-led ADCT-701 study are as follows:

Title: Targeting DLK1, a Notch ligand, with an antibody-drug conjugate in adrenocortical carcinoma
Abstract: 6573
Session Type: Minisymposium
Session Title: Molecular, Preclinical, and Clinical Endocrinology 3
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 9, 2024; 3:05 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. PT
Location: TBA

About ADC Therapeutics

ADC Therapeutics (NYSE: ADCT) is a commercial-stage global leader and pioneer in the field of antibody drug conjugates (ADCs). The Company is advancing its proprietary ADC technology to transform the treatment paradigm for patients with hematologic malignancies and solid tumors.

ADC Therapeutics’ CD19-directed ADC ZYNLONTA (loncastuximab tesirine-lpyl) received accelerated approval by the FDA and conditional approval from the European Commission for the treatment of relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma after two or more lines of systemic therapy. ZYNLONTA is also in development in combination with other agents and in earlier lines of therapy. In addition to ZYNLONTA, ADC Therapeutics has multiple ADCs in ongoing clinical and preclinical development.

ADC Therapeutics is based in Lausanne (Biopôle), Switzerland and has operations in London, the San Francisco Bay Area and New Jersey. For more information, please visit and follow the Company on LinkedIn.

ZYNLONTA® is a registered trademark of ADC Therapeutics SA.

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