for people ages 18 years and up (full criteria)
at UC Irvine UCLA UCSF
study started
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This study is a first-in-human, Phase 1a/1b, multicenter, open-label study to determine the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of aplitabart as a single agent and in combination in participants with relapsed and/or refractory solid or hematologic cancers, as well as newly diagnosed cancers, and an open-label, randomized study of aplitabart+FOLFIRI+bevacizumab.

Official Title

An Open-label, Multicenter, Phase 1a/1b Study of Aplitibart (IGM-8444) as a Single Agent and in Combination in Participants With Relapsed, Refractory, or Newly Diagnosed Cancers


Participants will be enrolled in Phase 1a, which consists of two stages: a dose-escalation stage and an expansion stage. Aplitabart will be used as a single agent and in combination with numerous other agents where standard therapeutic regimens do not exist, have proven to be ineffective or intolerable, or are considered inappropriate.

Colorectal participants may be enrolled in Phase 1b, an open-label, randomized study of aplitabart+FOLFIRI+ bevacizumab.

Aplitabart will be investigated in numerous tumor types including all-comers solid tumors, colorectal carcinoma (CRC), sarcoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

Aplitabart will be administered intravenously (IV).

An alternative dosing schedule may be evaluated.


Solid Tumor, Colorectal Cancer, Non Hodgkin Lymphoma, Sarcoma, Chondrosarcoma, Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Relapsed and/or Refractory, Metastatic Cancer, Advanced Tumors, Hematological cancer, Newly diagnosed, Lymphoma, Leukemia, Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell, Leucovorin, Bevacizumab, Gemcitabine, Docetaxel, Fluorouracil, Irinotecan, Azacitidine, Venetoclax, Aplitabart (IGM-8444), FOLFIRI, Bevacizumab (and approved biosimilars), Birinapant, Ph1a: Aplitabart Single Agent Alternate Dosing Escalation, Ph1a: Aplitabart + FOLFIRI ± bevacizumab Escalation and Expansion, Ph1a: Aplitabart + Birinapant Escalation and Expansion, Ph1a: Aplitabart + Venetoclax Escalation and Expansion, Ph1a: Aplitabart + Docetaxel + Gemcitabine Escalation and Expansion, Ph1a: Aplitabart + Venetoclax + Azacitidine Escalation and Expansion, Ph1b: Aplitabart + FOLFIRI + Bevacizumab, Ph1b: FOLFIRI + Bevacizumab


You can join if…

Open to people ages 18 years and up

  • Age ≥ 18 years at time of signing ICF
  • ECOG Performance Status of 0 or 1
  • Histologic documentation of incurable, locally advanced or metastatic tumor of the type being evaluated in individual cohorts.
  • Adequate hepatic and renal function and adequate bone marrow reserve function.
  • For combination cohorts, participants must be eligible to receive the chemotherapy or targeted agent.
  • Ph1a only: No more than three prior therapeutic regimens.
  • Ph1b only: Must be FOLFIRI naïve participants and must have received only 1 prior therapeutic regimen administered for the treatment of cancer in the advanced/metastatic setting - OR - FOLFIRI naïve participants that only received adjuvant therapy who progressed within six months after completing adjuvant therapy, and are confirmed to have locally advanced/metastatic disease

You CAN'T join if...

  • Inability to comply with study and follow-up procedures.
  • Prior DR5 agonist therapy.
  • Concomitant use of agents well-known to cause liver toxicity.
  • Concomitant use of anti-cancer agents
  • Palliative radiation to bone metastases within 2 weeks prior to Day 1.
  • Major surgical procedure within 4 weeks prior to Day 1.
  • Untreated or active central nervous system (CNS) metastases (progressing or requiring anticonvulsants or corticosteroids for symptomatic control). Participants with a history of treated CNS metastases are eligible.
  • Prior use of any chemotherapeutic agent or small molecule inhibitors (SMI) within 2 weeks or 5 half-lives, prior to the first dose of study treatment
  • Treatment with a monoclonal antibody, or any other anticancer agent (including biologic, experimental, or hormonal therapy) investigational or otherwise, that is not chemotherapy or a SMI, within 4 weeks or five half-lives prior to first dose of study treatment.
  • Ph1b: Participants who have previously received FOLFIRI treatment in the adjuvant, advanced, or metastatic disease setting


  • UCLA accepting new patients
    Los Angeles California 90404 United States
  • UC Irvine Manchester Pavilion accepting new patients
    Orange California 92868 United States
  • UCSF accepting new patients
    San Francisco California 94143 United States
  • USC Norris accepting new patients
    Los Angeles California 90033 United States
  • Cancer and Blood Specialty Clinic (CBSC) accepting new patients
    Los Alamitos California 90720 United States
  • City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center not yet accepting patients
    Duarte California 91010 United States


accepting new patients
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IGM Biosciences, Inc.
Phase 1 research study
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Expecting 430 study participants
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