BMS-247550 Bristol-Myers Squibb/GBF. Academic Article uri icon


  • Bristol-Myers Squibb and the German Research Centre for Biotechnology are developing BMS-247550 as one of a series of epothilones, for the potential treatment of various forms of cancer. BMS-247550 had successfully completed phase I trials by September 2000 and by February 2001, phase II trials had been initiated for a variety of tumor types in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute; at this time, DNA filing was expected in 2003, and commercialization in 2004. By April 2002, phase I trials in children had also been initiated. As of May 2002, phase II studies had been conducted in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer and breast cancer.

author list (cited authors)

  • Lin, N., Brakora, K., & Seiden, M.

citation count

  • 20

publication date

  • June 2003