Erasca Announces First Patient Dosed in HERKULES-1 Phase 1b Trial

Erasca, a clinical-stage precision oncology company co-founded by the University of California professor Kevan Shokat, and singularly focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing therapies for patients with RAS/MAPK pathway-driven cancers, today announced the dosing of their first patient in the HERKULES-1 Phase 1b trial evaluating ERK1/2 inhibitor ERAS-007 in combination with SHP2 inhibitor ERAS-601 (together, Erasca’s first MAPKlamp) in patients with RAS/MAPK pathway-altered solid tumors.