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Tyrosine kinase inhibitor NVP-BGJ398 functionally improves FGFR3-related dwarfism in mouse model

14 views | Oct 18 2019

Komla-Ebri D et al. demonstrated that NVP-BGJ398 corrects pathological hallmarks of ACH and support TKIs as a potential therapeutic approach for ACH. [Read the Full Post]

Phase II Study of BGJ398 in Patients With FGFR-Altered Advanced Cholangiocarcinoma

21 views | Oct 17 2019

Javle M et al. indicated that BGJ398 is a first-in-class FGFR kinase inhibitor with manageable toxicities that shows meaningful clinical activity against chemotherapy-refractory cholangiocarcinoma containing FGFR2 fusions. This promising antitumor activity supports continued development of BGJ398 in this highly selected patient population. [Read the Full Post]

Ponatinib (AP24534), a multitargeted pan-FGFR inhibitor with activity in multiple FGFR-amplified or mutated cancer models

80 views | Sep 23 2019

Gozgit JM et al. showed that ponatinib is a potent pan-FGFR inhibitor and provide strong rationale for its evaluation in patients with FGFR-driven cancers. [Read the Full Post]

Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 4 Targeting in Cancer: New Insights into Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies

59 views | Jun 28 2019

Lang L et al. indicated their aim is to pinpoint the potential of FGFR4 as a therapeutic target and identify new avenues for advancing future research in the field. [Read the Full Post]

Risk of anastomotic dehiscence in patients with pulmonary fibrosis transplanted while receiving anti-fibrotics: Experience of the Australian Lung Transplant Collaborative

250 views | Mar 04 2019

Mackintosh JA et al. showed the incidence of bronchial dehiscence after transplantation for IPF is low and is not significantly higher in patients receiving anti-fibrotic therapy at the time of transplantation. [Read the Full Post]

Efficacy of BIBF 1120 or BIBF 1120 plus chemotherapy on nasopharyngeal carcinoma in vitro and in vivo

215 views | Mar 04 2019

Xue C et al. indicated that BIBF 1120 administered in conjunction with chemotherapy might provide an effective treatment method for NPC. [Read the Full Post]

A randomized, open-label study of the efficacy and safety of AZD4547 monotherapy versus paclitaxel for the treatment of advanced gastric adenocarcinoma with FGFR2 polysomy or gene amplification

299 views | Jan 15 2019

Van Cutsem E et at. indicated that AZD4547 did not significantly improve PFS versus paclitaxel in gastric cancer FGFR2 amplification/polysomy patients. Considerable intratumor heterogeneity for FGFR2 gene amplification and poor concordance between FGFR2 amplification/polysomy and FGFR2 expression indicates the need for alternative predictive biomarker testing. AZD4547 was generally well tolerated. [Read the Full Post]

Resistance to RET-Inhibition in RET-Rearranged NSCLC Is Mediated By Reactivation of RAS/MAPK Signaling

906 views | Oct 12 2018

Nelson-Taylor SK et al. demonstrated that resistance to ponatinib in RET-rearranged lung adenocarcinoma is mediated by bypass signaling mechanisms that result in restored RAS/MAPK activation. [Read the Full Post]

Traf2- and Nck-interacting kinase (TNIK) is involved in the anti-cancer mechanism of dovitinib in human multiple myeloma IM-9 cells

1305 views | Apr 29 2018

Chon HJ et al. provided new evidence that TNIK may be involved in the proliferation of multiple myeloma IM-9 cells and in the anti-cancer activity of dovitinib via inhibition of the endogenous Wnt signaling pathway. [Read the Full Post]

A Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor, Dovitinib (TKI-258), Enhances BMP-2-Induced Osteoblast Differentiation In Vitro

1802 views | Apr 29 2018

Lee Y et al. suggested that dovitinib has a potent stimulating effect on BMP-2-induced osteoblast differentiation and this existing drug has potential for repositioning in the treatment of bone-related disorders. [Read the Full Post]