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On October 12, 2023, IN8bio, Inc. issued a press release announcing the initiation of patient enrollment in the Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating INB-400 in newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme and the completion of enrollment in the dose escalation phase of the Phase 1 clinical trial of INB-100 in leukemia patients. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
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IN8bio Completes Dose Escalation in Phase 1 Trial of INB-100, a Potential First-in-Class Gamma-Delta T Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Leukemias, and Initiates Enrollment for the Phase 2 Trial of INB-400 in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma
Enrollment is now open in the company-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trial of INB-400 in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
Enrollment completed in the dose escalation phase of the investigator-sponsored trial of INB-100 in leukemia patients with a clinical update expected at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting.
R&D Day held today, October 12, 2023 (9:00am-12:00pm EDT). Register online for webcast here.
NEW YORK, October 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - IN8bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: INAB), a leading clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative gamma-delta T cell therapies, today announced the completion of enrollment in the Phase 1 study of INB-100 in leukemia patients and the initiation of patient enrollment in the Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating INB-400 in newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
These important enrollment milestones reflect our continued pursuit to achieve Cancer Zero by leveraging the power of the immune system to develop therapies to eradicate cancer, said William Ho, Co-founder and CEO. Our novel, synergistic immunotherapy approach has demonstrated promising early clinical results in patients with unmet medical needs. We look forward to progressing the INB-400 and INB-100 trials to explore the full potential of gamma-delta T cells as a treatment option for patients with both solid and hematological cancers.
Phase 1 Clinical Trial of INB-100 in Leukemia
Enrollment in the dose escalation phase of the Phase 1 clinical trial (NCT03533816) of INB-100 is now closed. This clinical trial assesses the safety of allogeneic gamma-delta T cells from haploidentical related donors that have been expanded and activated ex vivo and administered systemically to patients with leukemia following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). The primary endpoints of this trial are safety and tolerability, and secondary endpoints include rates of graft versus host disease (GvHD), relapse rate and OS.
In April 2023, the Company presented data at the 49th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) showing that 100% of evaluable patients (n=7) treated with INB-100 remained alive, progression-free, and in durable complete remission (CR). As of April 21, 2023, all evaluable patients across Dose Levels 1 and 2 remained on study and in CR, with one patient remaining progression free for over 3 years. Additional treated patients have remained progression free for 33.9, 22.2, 7.8, 5.8, 5.6 and 2.6 months, respectively. A clinical update with additional enrolled patients will be presented at the 65th ASH Annual Meeting being held December 9-12, 2023 in San Diego, CA.
Phase 2 Clinical Trial of INB-400 in GBM
The Phase 2 clinical trial of INB-400 (NCT05664243), an autologous, genetically engineered gamma-delta T cell therapy, is open for enrollment and plans to enroll approximately 40 patients in Arm A of the study. The primary endpoint of the study is 12-month overall survival (OS) rate, and key secondary endpoints include tolerability, progression-free survival (PFS), overall response rate (ORR) and time to progression (TTP). The University of Louisville and The Cleveland Clinic are the first clinical sites activated to enroll patients.
INB-400 was granted Orphan Drug Designation by the FDA in April 2023, marking the first genetically modified gamma-delta T cell therapy to receive this regulatory designation. GBM remains a significant unmet need, treatment options and associated outcomes for GBM, a highly aggressive and difficult-to-treat brain cancer, have remained largely unchanged for more than 18 years, with a median progression-free survival of 6-7 months and overall survival of 14-16 months.
INB-400 is IN8bios DeltEx chemotherapy resistant autologous and allogeneic drug-resistant immunotherapy (DRI) technology. Allogeneic INB-400 will expand the application of DRI gamma-delta T cells into other solid tumor types through the development of allogeneic or off-the-shelf DeltEx DRI technology.
INB-100, IN8bios DeltEx Allo, is an allogeneic product candidate, initially developed for the treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing hematopoietic bone marrow transplantation (HSCT). It is currently being evaluated in a Phase 1 dose escalation clinical trial, marking the first clinical trial of an expanded and activated allogeneic gamma-delta T cell immunotherapy.
IN8bio is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of gamma-delta T cell product candidates for solid and liquid tumors. Gamma-delta T cells are a specialized population of T cells that possess unique properties, including the ability to differentiate between healthy and diseased tissue. IN8bios DeltEx platform employs allogeneic, autologous, iPSC and genetically modified approaches to develop cell therapies, designed to effectively identify and eradicate tumor cells.
IN8bio is currently conducting two investigator-initiated Phase 1 clinical trials for its lead gamma-delta T cell product candidates: INB-200 for the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma and INB-100 for the treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. IN8bio is initiating enrollment for a company-sponsored multi-center Phase 2 clinical trial of INB-400 in newly diagnosed glioblastoma, which received IND
clearance in late 2022. IN8bio also has a broad portfolio of preclinical programs focused on addressing other hematological and solid tumor cancers. For more information about IN8bio and its programs, please visit www.IN8bio.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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