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Biopharma Launches Clinical Trial of Primary Asset in Endometrial Cancer

Source: Streetwise Reports

 

December 7, 2021 (Investorideas.com Newswire) "Solid tumors offers a substantial opportunity for Karyopharm Therapeutics' Xpovio (selinexor) that perhaps investors have not yet realized," noted an H.C. Wainwright & Co. report.


Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (KPTI:NASDAQ) finished enrolling participants for its Phase 3 SIENDO clinical trial, reported Edward White, analyst at H.C. Wainwright & Co., in a Dec. 2 research note. All 250 participants have primary stage IV or recurrent endometrial cancer and had a partial or complete response after at least a 12-week course of combination taxane-platinum chemotherapies.

The Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical firm offers investors significant potential return given that H.C. Wainwright's target price on it is $26 per share and Karyopharm is now trading at about $6.62 per share.

The analyst reviewed the study intent and design. SIENDO will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Xpovio, which binds and inhibits the nuclear export protein XPO1, as a maintenance therapy for endometrial cancer patients.

"We continue to believe that solid tumors offers a substantial opportunity for Xpovio that perhaps investors have not yet realized," White wrote. (Karyopharm is evaluating Xpovio in hematologic tumors, too.)

Each SIENDO participant will be randomized on a 2:1 basis to receive either Xpovio, an 80 mg maintenance dose once weekly, or placebo, until and if disease progresses. Progression-free survival is the primary endpoint; 0.6 is the targeted hazard ratio.

A readout of topline data from SIENDO is expected by the end of this year or in early 2022. Commercial launch of Xpovio in solid tumors then could happen in 2023, generating an estimated $26.7 million in its first year on the market, noted White.

H.C. Wainwright has a Buy rating on Karyopharm.

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