ASH Preview | CARsgen to Present Results of Zevor-cel at 2023 ASH Annual Meeting
Oct 20, 2023

SHANGHAI, China, October 20, 2023, CARsgen Therapeutics Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 2171.HK), a company focused on innovative CAR T-cell therapies for the treatment of hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, announces that an abstract of zevorcabtagene autoleucel (“zevor-cel”, R&D code: CT053, an autologous CAR T-cell product candidate against BCMA) has been accepted as a poster presentation at the upcoming 2023 American Society of Hematology (the “ASH”) Annual Meeting.


Name of the Research Study

Three-Year Follow-up on Efficacy and Safety Results from Phase 1 Lummicar Study 1 of Zevorcabtagene Autoleucel in Chinese Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma


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Abstract Release Time (Eastern Standard Time)

9:00 a.m., November 2, 2023


Presentation Time (Eastern Standard Time)

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., December 11, 2023



About Zevor-cel

Zevor-cel (CT053) is a fully human, autologous BCMA CAR T-cell product candidate for the treatment of R/R MM. The New Drug Application (NDA) for zevor-cel is based on the Phase I/II data from LUMMICAR STUDY 1 in China which has been accepted by NMPA. CARsgen is conducting a Phase 1b/2 LUMMICAR STUDY 2 clinical trial in North America to evaluate the safety and efficacy of zevor-cel for R/R MM.


Zevor-cel received Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) and Orphan Drug designations from the U.S. FDA in 2019, as well as Priority Medicines (PRIME) and Orphan Medicinal Product designations from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in 2019 and 2020, respectively. Zevor-cel also received Breakthrough Therapy designation from the NMPA in 2020.



About CARsgen Therapeutics Holdings Limited

CARsgen is a biopharmaceutical company with operations in China and the U.S. and is focused on innovative CAR T-cell therapies for the treatment of hematologic malignancies and solid tumors. CARsgen has established a comprehensive CAR T-cell research and development platform, encompassing target discovery, innovative CAR T-cell development, clinical trials, and commercial-scale production. CARsgen has internally developed novel technologies and a product pipeline with global rights to address major challenges of CAR T-cell therapies, such as improving the safety profile, enhancing the efficacy in treating solid tumors, and reducing treatment costs. CARsgen’s vision is to become a global biopharmaceutical leader that brings innovative and differentiated cell therapies to cancer patients worldwide and makes cancer curable.



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