TuHURA Biosciences to Acquire Kineta’s KVA12123 for Treating Solid Tumors

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TuHURA Biosciences to Acquire Kineta’s KVA12123 for Treating Solid Tumors


  • TuHURA has signed an exclusivity & right of first offer agreement with Kineta to acquire the latter’s KVA12123 with its global patent rights & applications, product & development program assets as well as technical & business information
  • Kineta will receive $5M, with $2.5M at signing & another $2.5M by Jul 15, 2024. TuHURA further sold $5M as equity in a private offering to an existing shareholder; the agreement's exclusivity period lasts 90 days, extendable by 20 days
  • KVA12123 (BIW) is an anti-VISTA Ab CPI that alters the tumor microenvironment by reversing VISTA immune suppression, overcoming resistance to immunotherapies; currently under P-I/II study alone & combined with Keytruda for advanced solid tumors (results anticipated in Q4'24)

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Disha Nankani

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