Aprea Therapeutics (APRE) Stock Surges 13% Amid Positive Results from Phase 2 Trial of Eprenetapopt + Azacitidine: Bet Tp Double?

Yesterday, Aprea’s stock was at $4.8. However, today it is gaining momentum after publishing some great news: the price is currently $5.45 in the pre-market, resulting in a 13% gain. The company today announced positive data from its Phase 2 trial evaluating eprenetapopt with azacitidine for post-transplant maintenance therapy in patients with TP53 mutant MDS and AML.

 

In 33 patients in the trial, the relapse-free survival (RFS) at 1-year post-transplant was 58% and the average RFS was 12.1 months. The overall survival (OS) at 1-year post-transplant was 79%, with an average OS of 19.3 months. In previous clinical trials evaluating post-transplant outcomes in TP53 mutant MDS and AML, patients have reported a 1-year post-transplant RFS of approximately 30% and a median OS of 5-8 months.

Moreover, the post-transplant regimen of eprenetapopt and azacitidine was well-handled among patients in the trial. The company schedules to discuss the data from this Phase 2 clinical trial with the U.S. Food and Drug Agency (FDA) in the second part of 2021 and expect to show data at future scientific or medical conferences.

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