Silence Puts Preclinical Cancer Drug on Back Burner to Advance Candidates with Newer Delivery Tech | GenomeWeb

By Doug Macron

Silence Therapeutics this week announced that it has put on hold the development of its preclinical cancer drug Atu137 after determining that the drug's potential clinical profile is “too similar” to the company's phase I solid tumor therapy Atu027.

As a result, the firm said it will shift its attention onto an as-yet undisclosed preclinical candidate that makes use of another one of its proprietary delivery technologies.

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