iTeos Therapeutics Announces Collaboration with Merck Investigating the Combination of its A2A Antagonist with KEYTRUDA®

December 12th 2019

iTeos Therapeutics SA, a privately-held biotechnology company developing novel cancer immunotherapies, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, to evaluate the safety and efficacy of EOS100850, iTeos’ investigational A2A receptor antagonist, in combination with KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab), Merck’s anti-PD-1 (programmed death receptor-1) therapy, in patients with solid tumors. The Phase 1/2 trial will enroll patients with multiple solid tumors, with the initial goal of determining the safety and tolerability of the combination therapy. The trial is expected to begin enrollment in early 2020. Please discover the press release here.