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Sorrento Therapeutics

Sorrento Therapeutics

A pharmaceutical company developing treatments for cancer and chronic diseases

Sorrento Therapeutics is a publicly owned, anti-body centric, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company based in San Diego, California. It develops new treatments for cancer, inflammation, and autoimmune disease. The company aims to turn malignant cancers into manageable and possibly curable disease.



Sorrento's immuno-oncology (I-O) portfolio comprises of a wide array of assets, including a broad fully human antibody library (G-MAB), clinical stage chimeric antigen receptor-T cells (CAR-T), intracellular targeting antibodies (iTAbs), antibody drug conjugates (ADC), and an oncolytic virus (Seprehvir).



Under the I-O category, the company's cross-portfolio asset combination therapies include:

  • CD38 CAR-T -- IND enabling for multiple myeloma
  • CEA CAR-T -- Phase 1 clinical trials for metastatic liver tumors
  • CD38 ADC -- IND enabling



Seprehvir is also under the I-O program and is in the Phase 1 of clinical trials for solid tumors, including glioblastoma, mesothelioma, melanoma, head and neck cancer, pediatric sarcomas, and pediatric neuroblastomas.



Within the pain management category, Sorrento's ZTlido is a lidocaine topical system which is available in the market as of October 2018. They are also developing RTX (resiniferatoxin), a first-class (TRPV1 agonist) non-opioid pain management molecule. As of December 2018, several administration routs are in various stages of Phase 1 trials for terminal cancer pain as well as moderate to severe osteoarthritis pain.

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Alexis Nahama

VP of Corporate Development & President Ark Animal Health



Bill Farley

VP of Sales and Business Development



Deborah H. Telman

Senior VP & General Counsel



Dr. Gunnar F. Kaufmann

Senior VP of Immunotherapy & Head of Research and Global Partnerships



Dr. Henry Ji

Chairman, President, & CEO



Dr. Hui Li

VP of Business Development and GM of China Operations



Jerome B. Zeldis

Chief Medical Officer & President of Clinical Research, Medical Affairs and Regulatory



Jiong Shao

Executive VP & CFO



Mark R. Brunswick

VP of Regulatory Affairs and Quality



Richard B. Alman

Investor



Robert Knight

VP of Clinical Research



Shay Tabani

Employee



Stephen L. Klincewicz

VP of Parmacovigilance and Clinical Operations



William Lees

Employee



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