Merck and Orion Announce Mutual Exercise of Option Providing Merck Global Exclusive Rights to Opevesostat, an Investigational CYP11A1 Inhibitor, for the Treatment of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, and Orion Corporation (“Orion”) announced that notice has been provided of the mutual exercise of an option to convert the companies’ ongoing co-development and co-commercialization agreement for opevesostat (MK-5684/ODM-208), an investigational CYP11A1 inhibitor, and other candidates targeting CYP11A1 into an exclusive global license for Merck. Read more.