recognized again! henlius publishes phase 1 clinical study results on han qu you® in international journal cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology
as the first chinese monoclonal antibody biosimilar approved both in china and europe, han qu you® has been developed in strict accordance with the relevant regulations of china and the eu on biosimilars, and a number of head-to-head comparative studies have been carried out with trastuzumab innovator drugs, including pharmaceutical comparative studies, non-clinical comparative studies and clinical comparative studies. among them, the preclinical similarity study results of han qu you® have been published in the biodrugs, a well-established authoritative journal in the field of biomedicine, in 2020, this study has demonstrated the high structural and functional similarity between hlx02 and trastuzumab innovator drugs. the data of this phase 1 clinical study of hlx02 once again verified the similarity.
in july and august 2020, han qu you® was successively approved for marketing by the european commission and china national medical products administration for the treatment of 1) her2 early breast cancer, 2) her2 metastatic breast cancer, and 3) her2 metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma, covering all approved indications of the innovator drug. at present, the commercialization of han qu you® (eu trade name: zercepac®) has been accelerated. following the issuance of the first prescription in china, han qu you® has been covered by medical insurance in many cities including shanghai, and is available in multiple hospitals. at the same time, the product has also been successfully launched in many european countries, and the commercialization layout in europe keeps expanding. in addition, henlius has worked with partners to accelerate the full coverage of han qu you® in mainstream markets in europe and the united states. in the future, henlius will continue to lead the development of innovative biopharmaceuticals and provide affordable and effective treatment options for patients around the world with its well-established innovative r&d platform.
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henlius (2696. hk) is a global biopharmaceutical company with the vision to offer high-quality, affordable and innovative biologics for patients worldwide with a focus on oncology, autoimmune diseases and others. since its inception in 2010, henlius has built an integrated biopharmaceutical platform with core capabilities of high-efficiency and innovation embedded throughout the whole product life cycle including r&d, manufacturing and commercialization. the company has r&d centers in shanghai, taipei (china) and california (usa) to carry out production and quality control in line with global gmp standards, and has established a shanghai-based manufacturing facility certificated by china and the eu gmp.
henlius has pro-actively built a diversified and high-quality product pipeline covering over 20 innovative monoclonal antibodies (mabs) and has continued to explore immuno-oncology combination therapies with proprietary hlx10 (anti-pd-1 mab) as backbone. up to now, the company has successfully marketed han li kang® (rituximab), china's first biosimilar, han qu you® (trastuzumab, zercepac® in the eu), china's first self-developed monoclonal antibody approved both in china and in the eu, and the application for marketing registration of hlx03 adalimumab and hlx04 bevacizumab is under review, of which hlx03 has obtained the qualification for priority review and is expected to be marketed this year. henlius has simultaneously conducted more than 20 clinical trials worldwide on 10 products and 8 combination therapies, and the external authorization of the products comprehensively covers the mainstream biopharmaceutical markets in europe and the united states, as well as many emerging countries.