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Gedatolisib (PF-05212384) is an experimental drug for treatment of cancer in development by Celcuity, Inc. The mechanism of action is accomplished by binding the different p110 catalytic subunit isoforms of PI3K and the kinase site of mTOR.
Mechanism of action
Gedatolisib acts as a dual mTOR/PI3K inhibitor.
mTOR is a downstream effector of PI3K and is also independently regulated by hormones, growth factors, and nutrients. mTOR protein is found in two functionally distinct protein assemblies: mTOR complex 1 (mTORC1) and mTOR complex 2 (mTORC2). mTOR signaling serves as a central regulator of cell metabolism, growth, proliferation, and survival. In cancer, dysfunctional mTOR signaling leads to various constitutive activities of both mTOR-involved complexes, making mTOR an important therapeutic target for cancer therapy. Gedatolisib also binds to mTOR to inhibit its activity.
Activation of the PI3K/mTOR pathway has been implicated in a wide variety of human cancers including carcinomas of the breast, prostate, lung, endometrial, colon, and ovary, among others. Each of the four catalytic isoforms of class I PI3K preferentially mediate signal transduction and tumor cell survival based on the type of malignancy and the genetic or epigenetic alterations an individual patient harbors. Activities associated with PI3K involve the regulation of diverse cellular processes, including cell proliferation, survival, cytoskeletal organization, and glucose transport and utilization. Over activation of the PI3K pathway is frequently present in human malignancies and plays a key role in cancer progression. Due to the multiple sub-cellular locations, activities, and importance of the different PI3K isoforms and complexes in regulating cancer cell proliferation, complete control of the PI3K pathway activity is an important target for efficacious cancer therapy. Gedatolisib binds to all PI3K catalytic subunit isoforms involved in oncogenic signaling approximately equally.
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- Clinical trial number NCT01420081 for "A Study Of Two Dual PI3K/mTOR Inhibitors, PF-04691502 And PF-05212384 In Patients With Recurrent Endometrial Cancer" at ClinicalTrials.gov
- Clinical trial number NCT01925274 for "A Study Of PF-05212384 Plus Irinotecan Vs Cetuximab Plus Irinotecan In Patients With KRAS And NRAS Wild Type Metastatic Colorectal Cancer" at ClinicalTrials.gov
- Clinical trial number NCT02438761 for "PF-05212384 (PKI-587) for t-AML/MDS or de Novo Relapsed or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)" at ClinicalTrials.gov
- Clinical trial number NCT03698383 for "Phase II Study of Herzuma® Plus Gedatolisib in Patients With HER-2 Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer" at ClinicalTrials.gov
- Clinical trial number NCT03911973 for "Gedatolisib Plus Talazoparib in Advanced Triple Negative or BRCA1/2 Positive, HER2 Negative Breast Cancers" at ClinicalTrials.gov
- Clinical trial number NCT03065062 for "Study of the CDK4/6 Inhibitor Palbociclib (PD-0332991) in Combination With the PI3K/mTOR Inhibitor Gedatolisib (PF-05212384) for Patients With Advanced Squamous Cell Lung, Pancreatic, Head & Neck and Other Solid Tumors" at ClinicalTrials.gov
- Clinical trial number NCT02626507 for "Phase I Study of Combination of Gedatolisib With Palbociclib and Faslodex in Patients With ER+/HER2- Breast Cancer" at ClinicalTrials.gov