On September 23, 2023, oncologists and experts from more than 60 clinical research centers across the country gathered in Guangzhou to participate in the YL201 Phase I/II Investigators Meeting hosted by Suzhou MediLink Therapeutics Co., Ltd (Press release, Suzhou Medilink Therapeutics, SEP 23, 2023, View Source [SID1234635352]). The chair of this meeting was Professor Li Zhang, from the Cancer Center of Sun Yat-sen University, who gathered the wisdom and experience of experts, to discuss the development strategy of the clinical trial protocol in depth, and lay a solid foundation for the efficient drug development of YL201.
Presentation by the Chairperson of the Meeting, Lead Investigator Professor Li Zhang, said that "ADC is currently a highly anticipated field, and the data generated from the early international multi-center clinical trial of YL201 project by MediLink is exciting. There is hope for a breakthrough therapy in the future, and it has provided a solid foundation for the rapid advancement into Phase I/II. Sincere wishes for further progress and breakthroughs in this project, bringing better data and outcomes to the field of cancer treatment".
At the meeting, Professor Hongyun Zhao shared the exciting clinical trial data of the recent successful dose exploration stage.
Sponsor representative, Dr. Tongtong Xue, Chairman and CEO of MediLink Therapeutics, said in his opening remarks that "it is a great honor to invite experts in the field of oncology from all over China to witness the growth and progress of MediLink. As a dynamic young company, through the joint efforts of the team, researchers and collaborators in the past 1.5 years, the YL201 project has been initially confirmed for safety, and the convening of this Investigator’s Meeting marks the initial success of the original TAMLIN antibody conjugation technology of MediLink". Dr. Xue also noted that "MediLink has made great strides to help patients and still has a long way to go", underscoring the belief of MediLink to continue to accelerate the pace of development for YL201, and contribute to new cancer treatment solutions to benefit more patients.