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THERAPEUTIC COMBINATIONS OF ANTI-IGF-1R ANTIBODIES AND OTHER COMPOUNDS (Thu, 26 Nov 2009)
The invention relates to methods of treatment using combination therapy wherein a variety of therapeutically useful compounds may be combined with antibodies which bind to insulin-like growth factor receptor-1 (IGF-1R). Specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which inhibit IGF-1R-mediated pro-survival and tumor proliferation pathways, and variants, fragments, and derivatives thereof are provided. Also provided are specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which block the ability of the ligands, insulin like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and insulin like growth factor 2 (IGF-2) to bind to IGF-1R, as well as fragments, variants and derivatives of such antibodies. The invention also includes polynucleotides encoding the above antibodies or fragments, variants or derivatives thereof, as well as vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention particularly includes methods of treating cancer using combination therapies with IGF-1R antibodies.
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USE OF NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE AND NEAR INFRARED TO ANALYZE BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES (Thu, 07 Mar 2013)
In one aspect, the disclosure provides methods for using NMR and NIR to evaluate biological samples. In some embodiments, the methods include a step of performing a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) analysis on a sample to obtain an NMR spectrum, a step of performing a Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) analysis on the sample to obtain an NIR spectrum, and/or a step of performing a data fusion analysis to evaluate the NIR spectrum.
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Adenosine receptor antagonists and methods of making and using the same (Thu, 02 Aug 2001)
The invention is based on the discovery that compounds of Formula (I), are unexpectedly highly potent and selective inhibitors of the adenosine A¿1? receptor. Adenosine A¿1? antagonists can be useful in the prevention and/or treatment of numerous diseases, including cardiac and circulatory disorders, degenerative disorders of the central nervous system, respiratory disorders, and many diseases for which diuretic treatment is suitable. In one embodiment, the invention features a compound of formula (I), wherein R¿3? is selected from particular bicycloheptyl, bicyclooctyl, tricycloheptyl and tricyclooctyl groups.
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Adenosine Receptor Antagonists and Methods of Making and Using the Same (Thu, 16 Mar 2006)
,d The invention is based on the discovery that compounds of Formula I are unexpectedly F highly potent and selective inhibitors of the adenosine A, receptor. Adenosine A, antagonists can be useful in the prevention and/or treatment of numerous diseases, including cardiac and circulatory disorders, degenerative disorders of the central nervous system, respiratory Va disorders, and many diseases for which diuretic treatment is suitable. 00 In one embodiment, the invention features a compound of formula I:
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Antibodies to the Human Prolactin Receptor (Thu, 15 Jan 2009)
This invention provides antibodies to the prolactin receptor, particularly the human prolactin receptor. Preferred antibodies are capable of blocking prolactin binding to the prolactin receptor, inhibiting signaling through the prolactin receptor, and/or inhibiting proliferation of cancer cells induced by prolactin. Also provided are nucleic acids encoding the antibodies, vectors and host cells comprising the nucleic acids, and uses of the antibodies and nucleic acids.
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Antibodies to the human prolactin receptor (Thu, 22 Nov 2007)
This invention provides antibodies to the prolactin receptor, particularly the human prolactin receptor. Preferred antibodies are capable of blocking prolactin binding to the prolactin receptor, inhibiting signaling through the prolactin receptor, and/or inhibiting proliferation of cancer cells induced by prolactin. Also provided are nucleic acids encoding the antibodies, vectors and host cells comprising the nucleic acids, and uses of the antibodies and nucleic acids.
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Polycycloalkylpurines as adenosine receptor antagonists (Thu, 02 Aug 2001)
The invention is based on the discovery that compounds of Formula (I) are unexpectedly highly potent and selective inhibitors of the adenosine A¿1? receptor. Adenosine A¿1? antagonists can be useful in the prevention and/or treatment of numerous diseases, including cardiac and circulatory disorders, degenerative disorders of the central nervous system, respiratory disorders, and many diseases for which diuretic treatment is suitable. In one embodiment, the invention features a compound of formula (I).
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Anti-IGF-1R antibodies and uses thereof (Thu, 18 Oct 2007)
The invention relates to antibodies which bind to insulin like growth factor receptor-1 (IGF-1R) and uses thereof, in particular in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which inhibit IGF-1R-mediated pro-survival and tumor proliferation pathways, and variants, fragments, and derivatives thereof are provided. Also provided are specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which block the ability of the ligands, insulin like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and insulin like growth factor 2 (IGF-2) to bind to IGF-1R, as well as fragments, variants and derivatives of such antibodies. The invention also includes polynucleotides encoding the above antibodies or fragments, variants or derivatives thereof, as well as vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further includes methods of diagnosing and treating cancer using antibodies of the invention.
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Anti-IGR-1R antibodies and uses thereof (Thu, 22 Apr 2010)
The invention relates to antibodies which bind to insulin like growth factor receptor-1 (IGF-1R) and uses thereof, in particular in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which inhibit IGF-1R-mediated pro-survival and tumor proliferation pathways, and variants, fragments, and derivatives thereof are provided. Also provided are specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which block the ability of the ligands, insulin like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and insulin like growth factor 2 (IGF-2) to bind to IGF-1R, as well as fragments, variants and derivatives of such antibodies. The invention also includes polynucleotides encoding the above antibodies or fragments, variants or derivatives thereof, as well as vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further includes methods of diagnosing and treating cancer using antibodies of the invention.
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ANTI-IGF-IR ANTIBODIES AND USES THEREOF (Thu, 08 Nov 2007)
The invention relates to antibodies which bind to insulin like growth factor receptor -1 (IGF-IR) and uses thereof, in particular in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which inhibit IGF-lR-mediated pro-survival and tumor proliferation pathways, and variants, fragments, and derivatives thereof are provided. Also provided are specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which block the ability of the ligands, insulin like growth factor 1 (IGF-I) and insulin like growth factor 2 (IGF-2) to bind to IGF-IR, as well as fragments, variants and derivatives of such antibodies. The invention also includes polynucleotides encoding the above antibodies or fragments, variants or derivatives thereof, as well as vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further includes methods of diagnosing and treating cancer using antibodies of the invention.
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Anti-IGF-IR antibodies and uses thereof (Thu, 06 Nov 2008)
The invention relates to antibodies which bind to insulin like growth factor receptor -1 (IGF-IR) and uses thereof, in particular in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which inhibit IGF-lR-mediated pro-survival and tumor proliferation pathways, and variants, fragments, and derivatives thereof are provided. Also provided are specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which block the ability of the ligands, insulin like growth factor 1 (IGF-I) and insulin like growth factor 2 (IGF-2) to bind to IGF-IR, as well as fragments, variants and derivatives of such antibodies. The invention also includes polynucleotides encoding the above antibodies or fragments, variants or derivatives thereof, as well as vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further includes methods of diagnosing and treating cancer using antibodies of the invention.
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Stabilized polypeptide compositions (Thu, 19 Feb 2009)
The invention is based, at least in part, on the development of stabilized binding molecules that consist of or comprise a stabilized scFv and methods for making such stabilized molecules.
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Stabilized polypeptide compositions (Thu, 28 Feb 2008)
The invention is based, at least in part, on the development of stabilized binding molecules that consist of or comprise a stabilized scFv and methods for making such stabilized molecules.
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Anti-IGF-1R Antibodies and Uses Thereof (Thu, 22 Apr 2010)
The invention relates to antibodies which bind to insulin like growth factor receptor-1 (IGF-1R) and uses thereof, in particular in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which inhibit IGF-1R-mediated pro-survival and tumor proliferation pathways, and variants, fragments, and derivatives thereof are provided. Also provided are specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which block the ability of the ligands, insulin like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and insulin like growth factor 2 (IGF-2) to bind to IGF-1R, as well as fragments, variants and derivatives of such antibodies. The invention also includes polynucleotides encoding the above antibodies or fragments, variants or derivatives thereof, as well as vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further includes methods of diagnosing and treating cancer using antibodies of the invention.
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Anti alpha v beta 6 antibodies and uses thereof (Wed, 02 May 2012)
The present invention is in the fields of cell biology, immunology and oncology. Specifically, the invention relates to humanized antibodies that recognizes v 6 integrins which comprises a variable region of nonhuman origin and at least -a portion of an immunoglobulin of human origin. The invention also relates to processes for their preparation, to pharmaceutical compositions comprising them and to methods of treating various diseases by administering humanized anti- v 6 antibodies. The invention also relates to the identification of differential expression of the integrin ±v²6 on the surfaces of tumor cells and tissues, the use of this differential expression in determining the metastatic potential of tumor cells, and methods of diagnosis and treatment/prevention of tumor metastasis and for elimination of residual metastatic tumor cells using ligands, particularly antibodies, that bind to integrin ±v²6.
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Anti alpha v beta 6 antibodies and uses therof (Wed, 30 May 2012)
The present invention is in the fields of cell biology, immunology and oncology. Specifically, the invention relates to humanized antibodies that recognizes v 6 integrins which comprises a variable region of nonhuman origin and at least -a portion of an immunoglobulin of human origin. The invention also relates to processes for their preparation, to pharmaceutical compositions comprising them and to methods of treating various diseases by administering humanized anti- v 6 antibodies. The invention also relates to the identification of differential expression of the integrin ±v²6 on the surfaces of tumor cells and tissues, the use of this differential expression in determining the metastatic potential of tumor cells, and methods of diagnosis and treatment/prevention of tumor metastasis and for elimination of residual metastatic tumor cells using ligands, particularly antibodies, that bind to integrin ±v²6.
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Anti alpha v beta 6 antibodies and uses thereof (Wed, 30 May 2012)
The present invention is in the fields of cell biology, immunology and oncology. Specifically, the invention relates to humanized antibodies that recognizes v 6 integrins which comprises a variable region of nonhuman origin and at least -a portion of an immunoglobulin of human origin. The invention also relates to processes for their preparation, to pharmaceutical compositions comprising them and to methods of treating various diseases by administering humanized anti- v 6 antibodies. The invention also relates to the identification of differential expression of the integrin avß6 on the surfaces of tumor cells and tissues, the use of this differential expression in determining the metastatic potential of tumor cells, and methods of diagnosis and treatment/prevention of tumor metastasis and for elimination of residual metastatic tumor cells using ligands, particularly antibodies, that bind to integrin avß6.
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Anti-IGF-1R Antibodies and Uses Thereof (Thu, 09 Apr 2009)
The invention relates to antibodies which bind to insulin like growth factor receptor-1 (IGF-1R) and uses thereof, in particular in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which inhibit IGF-1R-mediated pro-survival and tumor proliferation pathways, and variants, fragments, and derivatives thereof are provided. Also provided are specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies capable of synergistically inhibiting the ability of the ligands, insulin like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and insulin like growth factor 2 (IGF-2), to bind to IGF-1R; as well as fragments, variants and derivatives of such antibodies. Antibodies of the invention produce such synergistic effects via allosteric and/or competitive inhibition of IGF-1R ligand binding.
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ANTI-IGF-1R ANTIBODIES AND USES THEREOF (Thu, 12 Mar 2009)
The invention relates to antibodies which bind to insulin like growth factor receptor -1 (IGF-IR) and uses thereof, in particular in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies which inhibit IGF-1R-mediated pro-survival and tumor proliferation pathways, and variants, fragments, and derivatives thereof are provided. Also provided are specific human and murine monoclonal antibodies capable of synergistically inhibiting the ability of the ligands, insulin like growth factor 1(IGF-I) and insulin like growth factor 2 (IGF-2), to bind to IGF-IR; as well as fragments, variants and derivatives of such antibodies. Antibodies of the invention produce such synergistic effects via allosteric and/or competitive inhibition of IGF-IR ligand binding.
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RECOMBINANT ANTI-CD4 ANTIBODIES FOR HUMAN THERAPY (Wed, 29 Jul 1998)
Chimeric antibodies specific to human CD4 antigen, DNA encoding, pharmaceutical compositions containing the and use thereof as therapeutic agents are taught. These chimeric antibodies contain Old World monkey variable sequences and human constant domain sequences, preferably human gamma 1, gamma 4 or mutated forms thereof. These antibodies possess desirable therapeutic properties including low antigenicity, reduced (or absent) T cell depleting activity, good affinity to human CD4 and enhanced stability ($i(in vivo) half-life).
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