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2021

  • Adagene to Participate at the Morgan Stanley 19th Annual Global Healthcare Conference

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SUZHOU, China, September 2, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced that Adagene’s Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Peter Luo, Ph.D., will participate in the Morgan Stanley 19th Annual Global Healthcare Conference to be held virtually September 9-15, 2021.

  • Adagene Reports Financial Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2021 and Provides Corporate Updates

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SUZHOU, China, August 26, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today reported financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2021, and provided corporate updates.

  • Adagene Announces the Third Clinical Trial Collaboration with Merck to Advance Anti-CD137 Agonist, ADG106, in Combination Therapy with KEYTRUDA®(pembrolizumab)

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., August 19, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced that it has entered into a third clinical trial collaboration and supply agreement with Merck (known as “MSD” outside the United States and Canada).

  • Adagene Announces Appointment of Interim Chief Medical Officer and New Members of Scientific and Strategic Advisory Board

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SUZHOU, China, August 12, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced appointment of an interim Chief Medical Officer and new members of its Scientific and Strategic Advisory Board (the “SAB”).

  • Adagene Announces Clinical Trial Collaboration With Merck to Advance Two Anti-CTLA-4 Monoclonal Antibody Programs (ADG116 and ADG126) in Combination Therapy with KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab)

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 22, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced that it has entered into the clinical trial collaboration and supply agreement with Merck (known as “MSD” outside the United States and Canada), the leader among top immuno-oncology (IO) drugs on the market.

  • Adagene Announces Authorization of Share Repurchase Program up to US$20 Million

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SUZHOU, China, July 7, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced that its board of directors has authorized a share repurchase program under which, Adagene may repurchase up to US$20 million of its ordinary shares in the form of American depositary shares, subject to the relevant rules under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and the Company’s insider trading policy.

  • Adagene Announces Inclusion in FTSE Russell Indexes

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SUZHOU, China, June 8, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced that it will be added to the FTSE Global Equity Index Series (“GEIS”), including the FTSE Global Total Cap Index and FTSE Emerging Total Cap Index, effective June 21, 2021.

  • Adagene to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SUZHOU, China, May 25, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced that Adagene’s Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Peter Luo, Ph.D., will provide a corporate update and participate in one-on-one investor meetings at the Jefferies Virtual Healthcare Conference to be held June 1-4, 2021 and the Goldman Sachs 42nd Annual Global Healthcare Conference to be held June 8-11, 2021.

  • Adagene Presents Clinical Data from NEObody™ Program, ADG106, Anti-CD137 Agonist, in an Abstract at ASCO 2021 Annual Meeting

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SUZHOU, China, May 19, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced clinical data from its ADG106 NEObodyTM program. Results from Phase I, open-label, dose-escalation, single center (NCT03802955) and multicenter (NCT03707093) studies of ADG106 in subjects with advanced or metastatic solid tumors and/or relapsed/refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma were presented in an abstract at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2021 Annual Meeting.

  • Adagene Presents Preclinical Data from Lead SAFEbody™ Program, ADG126, at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2021

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SUZHOU, China, April 13, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced updated preclinical data from its lead SAFEbodyTM program, ADG126, are being presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2021.

  • Adagene Reports Full Year 2020 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Updates

    SAN FRANCISCO and SUZHOU, China, March 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today reported financial results for the full-year ended December 31, 2020 and provided corporate updates.

  • Adagene Announces Clinical Advancement for ADG116

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SUZHOU, China, March 29, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced the interim dose-escalation data up to 0.3 mg/kg in its ongoing Phase 1 clinical trial in Australia evaluating the safety and tolerability of ADG116 in patients with advanced/metastatic solid tumors.

  • Adagene Announces First Patients Dosed in Global Phase 1 Clinical Trial of ADG126, Lead SAFEbody™ Program

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and SUZHOU, China, March 16, 2021 – Adagene Inc. (“Adagene”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based immunotherapies, today announced the first patients have been dosed in its global Phase 1 clinical trial of ADG126 for the treatment of various advanced solid tumors.

  • Adagene Inc. Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering and Exercise of Underwriters’ Over-Allotment Option

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., February 11, 2021 — Adagene Inc. (“Adagene” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based cancer immunotherapies, today announced the closing of its initial public offering (the “IPO”) of 8,457,100 American depositary shares (“ADSs”), at public offering price of US$19.00 per ADS.

  • Adagene Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., February 9, 2021 — Adagene Inc. (“Adagene” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ADAG), a platform-driven, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the discovery and development of novel antibody-based cancer immunotherapies, today announced that it has priced its initial public offering (the “IPO”) of 7,354,000 American depositary shares (“ADSs”), at US$19.00 per ADS. The aggregate offering size of the IPO is approximately US$140.0 million, assuming the underwriters do not exercise their over-allotment option to purchase any additional ADSs.

  • Exelixis and Adagene Enter into Collaboration and License Agreement to Develop Novel Masked Antibody-Drug Conjugate Therapies with Improved Safety and Efficacy Profiles

    Exelixis will utilize Adagene’s proprietary SAFEbody™ technology to develop novel masked antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) with potential for improved therapeutic index

  • Adagene Announces Milestone of CAR-T Collaboration with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health

    Collaboration with Richard Childs, M.D., yields potentially first-ever antibodies targeting human endogenous retrovirus associated with renal cell carcinoma

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