Polynoma Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for its Melanoma Cancer Vaccine Seviprotimut-L

Source: PR Newswire, June 2020

SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Polynoma LLC, a U.S. immuno-oncology focused biopharmaceutical company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed CK Life Sciences Int’l., (Holdings) Inc., announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted its application for Fast Track designation of seviprotimut-L, its melanoma cancer vaccine for the adjuvant treatment of stage IIB/IIC melanoma patients post-resection to improve recurrence-free survival.

“The Fast Track designation by the FDA provides further validation of seviprotimut-L as a potential new and important cancer vaccine for patients with localized melanoma,” said Alan Yu, Chairman of Polynoma and Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at CK Life Sciences. “We look forward to advancing seviprotimut-L in a pivotal trial as an adjuvant treatment of melanoma.”

Fast Track is designed to facilitate the development and expedite the review of drugs which treat serious or life-threatening conditions and fill an unmet medical need.