Clovis inks deal with Bristol-Myers Squibb – Colorado News

Clovis inks deal with Bristol-Myers Squibb – Colorado News

BOULDER — Clovis Oncology Inc. (Nasdaq: CLVS) has entered into a clinical agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY).

The two companies will test the combination of Clovis’ Rubraca drug with Bristol-Myer Squibb’s immunotherapy Opdivo across multiple tumor types.

The Phase 3 studies will be conducted in advanced ovarian cancer and advanced triple-negative breast cancer. The partnership will also include a Phase 2 clinical trial in metastatic prostate cancer.

Boulder-based Clovis will be in charge of running the ovarian cancer tests while Bristol-Myers operates the prostate and breast cancer studies.

All three tests should be started before the end of the year.

Clovis’ stock fell over the weekend, down from $98 when the market closed on Friday to $92.40 per share when the market opened on Monday. Stock has steadily declined since then and was at $85.20 at time of publication.

 

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