Global first iLDC enabling ADC drug receives IND approval by NMPA
15.03 2021

SUZHOU, China, 11 March 2021-- GeneQuantum Healthcare (GQ) today announced that the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for GQ1001, an in-house developed next generation antibody drug conjugate (ADC) asset. GQ1001 is the first site-specific ADC produced using GQ’s intelligent ligase-dependent conjugation (iLDC) technology platform. GQ1001 has already received Clinical Trial approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia and IND from FDA in USA. 

“GQ1001 is a project specially funded by National Science and Technology Major Project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China. The patients have been enrolled into a multi-center Phase I, dose escalation trial in the United States and Australia. The NMPA's IND approval is not only an important leap forward in GQ’s global development plans for GQ1001, but also a demonstration of acceptance that GQ’s iLDC platform has been accepted by multi-country drug authorities. GQ successfully developed this technology to address the challenges during process and manufacturing of ADC industry. It demonstrates that China is leading in this area.” Said by Dr. Gang Qin, founder/CEO of GeneQuantum.

About GeneQuantum Healthcare  

GeneQuantum Healthcare (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. is a high-tech biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative biotherapeutics, with the goal to become a globally competitive leader in bio-pharmaceuticals. The company possesses innovative and patented iLDC (intellectual Ligase Dependent Conjugation) technical platform, focuses on next generation site-specific bioconjugate development, and aim to address the unmet medical needs of global cancer patients.

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