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Erytech Pharma S.A. (Euronext Paris: ERYP, Nasdaq: ERYP)

Founded in Lyon, France in 2004, ERYTECH is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapies for rare forms of cancer and orphan diseases. Leveraging its proprietary ERYCAPS platform, which uses a novel technology to encapsulate therapeutic drug substances inside red blood cells, ERYTECH has developed a pipeline of product candidates targeting markets with high unmet medical needs. ERYTECH’s initial focus is on the treatment of blood cancers, including acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML), by depriving tumors of nutrients necessary for their survival. ERYTECH has recently filed for European Marketing Authorization for its lead product candidate, eryaspase, also known as eryasp and under the trade name GRASPA®, following positive efficacy and safety results from its completed Phase 2/3 pivotal clinical trial of GRASPA in Europe in children and adults with relapsed or refractory ALL. ERYTECH also has an ongoing Phase 1 clinical trial of eryaspase in the United States in adults with newly diagnosed ALL, and a Phase 2b clinical trial of GRASPA in Europe in elderly patients with newly diagnosed AML, each in combination with chemotherapy. Eryaspase consists of an enzyme, L-asparaginase, encapsulated inside donor-derived red blood cells. L-asparaginase depletes asparagine, a naturally occurring amino acid essential for the survival and proliferation of cancer cells, from circulating blood plasma. Every year over 50,000 patients in Europe and the United States are diagnosed with ALL or AML. For about 80% of these patients, mainly adults and relapsing patients, current forms of L-asparaginase cannot be used due to their toxicity or as a result of allergic reactions. ERYTECH believes that the safety and efficacy profile of eryaspase/GRASPA®, as observed in its Phase 2/3 pivotal clinical trial, offers an attractive alternative option for the treatment of leukemia patients. ERYTECH believes that eryaspase has the potential as a treatment approach in solid tumors and is conducting a Phase 2 clinical trial in Europe in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer. In addition to its current product candidates that focus on using encapsulated enzymes to induce tumor starvation, ERYTECH is exploring the use of its platform for developing immunotherapy products and enzyme replacement therapies. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have granted orphan drug designations for eryaspase/GRASPA for the treatment of ALL, AML and pancreatic cancer. ERYTECH produces the product at its own GMP-approved and operational manufacturing site in Lyon (France), and at a site for clinical production in Philadelphia (USA). ERYTECH has entered into licensing and distribution partnership agreements for eryaspase for ALL and AML in Europe with Orphan Europe (Recordati Group), and for ALL in Israel with TEVA, which will market the product under the GRASPA® brand name. ERYTECH is listed on Euronext regulated market in Paris (ISIN code: FR0011471135, ticker: ERYP) and is part of the CAC Healthcare, CAC Pharma & Bio, CAC Mid & Small, CAC All Tradable, EnterNext PEA-PME 150 and Next Biotech indexes. ERYTECH is also listed in the U.S. under an ADR level 1 program (OTC, ticker EYRYY). *

 

Period Start 2004-01-01 established
  Group Erytech (Group)
Products Industry Graspa®
  Industry 2 Erycaps technology
Persons Person Beyen, Gil (Erytech 2012– CEO before TiGenix 201112 CBO + before CEO + Co-founder)
  Person 2 Soyer, Eric (Erytech 201509– CFO + COO before EDAP-TMS)
     
Region Region Lyon
  Country France
  Street 60 avenue Rockefeller
Bâtiment Adénine
  City 69008 Lyon
  Tel +33-4-7874-4438
    Address record changed: 2018-07-24
     
Basic data Employees B: 11 to 50 (2014-10-22)
  Currency EUR
  Cash 165,400,000 (2018-06-30)
     
    * Document for �About Section�: Erytech Pharma. (9/5/16). "Press Release: Erytech Reports Business and Financial Update for the First Half of 2016". Lyon.
     
   
Record changed: 2019-06-27

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