Silence Oncology Drug Candidate to be Tested in Head and Neck Cancer | GenomeWeb

Silence Therapeutics this week announced that a collaborator is planning a phase Ib trial of the company's siRNA-based cancer drug Atu027 in combination with the chemotherapeutic agents cisplatin, 5-FU, and cetuximab for head and neck cancer.

The trial, which will be run by the University of Birmingham, is expected to enroll up to 18 patients in order to examine the safety and tolerability of Atu027 in combination with existing cancer treatments.

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