Athenex is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer.

Our proprietary delivery system allows a class of existing high potency oncology drugs to be dosed orally to improve patient outcomes and quality of life.

Our Src Kinase Inhibitors also bind to a novel site on tubulin heterodimers thereby broadening their anti-tumor activity beyond that provided by Src inhibition alone.

Transformative, oncology-focused and highly synergistic pipeline with late stage product candidates.

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Almirall and Athenex announce strategic partnership for the treatment of actinic keratosis

December 11, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain and BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Almirall, S.A (ALM)a global skin-health focused pharmaceutical company, today announced an agreement with Athenex, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATNX), a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer and related conditions, to further develop and commercialize KX2-391 for the treatment of actinic keratosis and other skin conditions.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the License Agreement, Athenex will grant to Almirall an exclusive license under the Athenex IP to research, develop and commercialize KX2-391 in the United States of America and European countries, including Russia.

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Athenex Announces Positive Recommendations from the Drug Safety Monitoring Board to Continue the Oraxol Phase III Program

October 05, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Athenex, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATNX), a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer and related conditions, today announced that a planned interim analysis of the Oraxol 001 Phase III Clinical Trial has been conducted and reviewed by an independent Drug Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB). The DSMB unanimously recommended continuation of the study. The DSMB was impressed by the conduct of the study in achieving a good overall response rate. The DSMB was reassured by the expected difference in safety profile between Oraxol and IV paclitaxel. In particular, the adverse event of painful neuropathy was uncommon with Oraxol treatment. The DSMB encouraged the rapid patient recruitment toward the scheduled second interim analysis at 180 patients.

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Athenex, Inc. Announces First Patient Recruitment in Phase III Clinical Trials for KX-01 Ointment for Actinic Keratosis

September 25, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Athenex, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATNX), a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer and related conditions, today announced the recruitment of the first patient into one of two Phase III clinical trials of KX-01 ointment for the treatment of actinic keratosis. KX-01, also known as KX2-391, is a novel molecule in Athenex’s portfolio. KX-01 has multiple mechanisms of action, including inhibition of Src kinase and tubulin polymerization. In preclinical studies, the compound has exhibited a broad range of anti-proliferative activity against a variety of cancer cell types as well as keratinocytes.

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Athenex IPO on the NASDAQ Stock Market, June 14, 2017

On June 14, 2017, Athenex celebrated its initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.   Learn More

Photography by Christopher Galluzzo / Nasdaq, Inc.
Photography by Christopher Galluzzo / Nasdaq, Inc.

Governor Cuomo Announces Major Expansion of Athenex — Creating 1,400 Jobs in Western New York

Athenex (formerly Kinex) to invest $1.62 billion in drug discovery and advanced manufacturing partnership, creating 900 jobs in Dunkirk and 500 jobs in Buffalo over the next ten years.

State investing $225 million to support the Buffalo Medical Innovation and Commercialization Hub and help create new opportunities for the region.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced a major expansion of Athenex that will create 1,400 jobs throughout Western New York. This announcement, made possible by a partnership with the SUNY Polytechnic Institute, includes a major expansion of Athenex’s North American headquarters at the Conventus Building in Buffalo, as well as the creation of a state-of-the-art, 300,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Dunkirk.

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Rendering of new 300,000 square foot facility
Rendering of new 300,000 square foot facility

Athenex Completes Public/Private Partnership Agreement with Chongqing, China To Construct Two New Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plants

Athenex recently announced the completion and execution of a definitive agreement with the Banan District in Chongqing, China to construct two separate pharmaceutical manufacturing plants on Banan sites already identified and selected by Athenex management. Under the terms of the agreement, Banan will provide the funding for the land and construction of the manufacturing plants according to Athenex specifications, and Athenex will equip the facilities.

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