MATEON THERAPEUTICS, INC. (OTCMKTS:MATN) Files An 8-K Other Events
On February 2, 2021, Mateon Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that its ARTI-19 trial, evaluating ARTIVedaTM / PulmoHealTM against COVID-19 in India, has completed randomization of all 120 patients and final analysis is expected in March 2021. Simultaneously, Mateon published positive interim data as preprint at https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.01.24.21250418v1. Once the article is published in a peer-reviewed journal, medRxiv will update the preprint with a link to the published version.
● When ARTIVedaTM / PulmoHealTM was added to the standard of care (SOC), more patients recovered faster than SOC alone.
● 31 of 39 (79.5%) of patients taking became asymptomatic after 5-day of therapy. In comparison, only 12 of 21 control patients (57.1%) treated with SOC alone became asymptomatic on day 5 (P=0.028, Fisher’s exact test)
● For the sicklier pts (WHO scale 4), the median time to becoming asymptomatic was only 5 days for the ARTIVedaTM / PulmoHealTM + SOC group (N=18), as compared to 14 days for the SOC alone group (N=10) (P=0.004, Log-rank test).
● These data sets provide clinical support that targeting the TGF-β pathway with ARTIVedaTM / PulmoHealTM may contribute to a faster recovery of patients with mild to moderate COVID-19.
|99.1||MATEON ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF ARTI-19 AND PUBLICATION OF POSITIVE INTERIM DATA||Filed herewith.|
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About MATEON THERAPEUTICS, INC. (OTCMKTS:MATN)
Mateon Therapeutics, Inc., formerly OXiGENE, Inc., is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development of vascular disrupting agents (VDAs) for the treatment of cancer. The Company is engaged in developing two clinical stage investigational drugs: VDAs-CA4P and OXi4503. Its lead compound is CA4P, which is also known as combretastatin A4-phosphate, fosbretabulin tromethamine, fosbretabulin and ZYBRESTAT. VDAs selectively targets the vasculature of cancer tumors and obstructs a tumor’s blood supply without disrupting the blood supply to normal tissues. VDAs are in a class of drugs called vascular targeted therapies (VTTs), which also includes anti-angiogenic agents (AAs). CA4P is a reversible tubulin binding agent that selectively targets the endothelial cells that make up the blood vessel walls in solid tumors. The Company is pursuing the development of a product candidate, OXi4503, which is a dual-mechanism VDA.