Our response to COVID-19
Consistent with our mission to be a partner for better health and to collaborate with international leaders in medical research and patient care, PTx is proud to be part of the response to the emerging global health challenges posed by COVID-19. This page summarizes our progress to date and will be updated as information becomes available.
Partner Therapeutics Initiates Patient Enrollment in U.S. Clinical Trial Evaluating Leukine® (rhuGM-CSF, sargramostim) in COVID-19 Patients
Partner Therapeutics, Inc. (PTx), a commercial biotechnology company, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in the iLeukPulm clinical trial, a randomized phase 2 study of inhaled Leukine (sargramostim, rhu-GM-CSF) in hospitalized COVID-19 patients with acute hypoxemia [NCT04411680]. This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of sargramostim in combination with institutional standard of care on clinical outcomes in these patients.
Partner Therapeutics Announces $35 Million Contract with U.S. Department of Defense for Advanced Development and Emergency Use of Leukine® (rhuGM-CSF) for COVID-19 Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure (AHRF)
Partner Therapeutics, Inc. (PTx), a commercial biotechnology company, today anounced a $35 million milestone-based Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to fund two clinical studies of inhaled Leukine® (sargramostim, rhu-Granulocyte Macrophage-Colony Stimulating Factor “GM-CSF”) in patients with COVID-19 associated acute hypoxemia.
Partner Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Clinical Trial to Evaluate Leukine® in Respiratory Illness in Patients with COVID-19 at Singapore General Hospital
Partner Therapeutics, Inc. (PTx), a commercial biotech company, announces the initiation of an investigator-initiated randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of Leukine (sargramostim, rhu-GM-CSF) in patients with acute respiratory failure associated with COVID-19, conducted at Singapore General Hospital (NCT04400929). The study will evaluate the effect of Leukine on lung function and other important patient outcomes.
Partner Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Clinical Trial to Evaluate Leukine® in Patients with COVID-19 Associated Respiratory Illness
The SARPAC study (Sargramostim in Patients with Acute Hypoxic Respiratory Failure and Acute COVID-19) is a prospective, randomized, open-label controlled study designed to assess whether inhaled Leukine (sargramostim) can restore lung function and other clinical outcomes in COVID-19 patients experiencing acute hypoxemia (NCT04326920).