ASLAN Pharmaceuticals

Transforming the treatment of Asia prevalent cancer

ASLAN Pharmaceuticals is an oncology-focused biotechnology company developing a portfolio of immuno-oncology agents and targeted therapies.

Therapeutic Areas

We focus on Asia prevalent tumour types, including gastric cancer, cholangiocarcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma. As few effective therapies exist to treat these diseases, there is a significant unmet need globally.

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Our Therapeutic Areas include:
Gastric cancer
Breast cancer


ASLAN Pharmaceuticals exhibiting at BioTaiwan, 20-24 July 2016, Taipei, Nangang Exhibition Hall

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Developing in Asia for global markets

Through our presence in Singapore, Taiwan, China and Australia, we develop drugs across the Asia Pacific region, then leverage the data for global registration, with the potential for accelerated approvals in countries where these indications are considered orphan diseases.

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We have offices in Singapore, Taipei, Shanghai and Australia, and conduct regional clinical development programmes across Asia.

7 January 2016

ASLAN Pharmaceuticals announces final close of US$43 million Series C round

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7 December 2015

ASLAN raises US$34 million in Series C funding

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13 August 2015

ASLAN001 receives Orphan Drug Designation from the FDA in cholangiocarcinoma

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16 July 2015

ASLAN signs MOU with National Cancer Centre Singapore to research and develop therapies for Asia prevalent tumour types

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16 March 2015

ASLAN announces positive phase 1 results with ASLAN002

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6 February 2014

ASLAN opens office in Taipei

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10 October 2013

ASLAN completes Series B financing raising US$22 million

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28 May 2013

ASLAN announces positive data with ASLAN001 in gastric cancer phase 2 study

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21 May 2012

ASLAN announces a global inlicensing agreement with Almirall for ASLAN003 in rheumatoid arthritis

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3 November 2011

ASLAN enters innovative partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb to license and develop oncology compound ASLAN002

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13 July 2011

ASLAN inlicenses ASLAN001, a phase 2 oncology compound, from Array Biopharma

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21 April 2011

ASLAN completes Series A fundraising providing US$12 million to develop first compounds

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27 July 2010

ASLAN closes seed round raising US$2 million

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Our History

Founded in 2010, ASLAN has rapidly established a strong track record in oncology-focused product development. Since its founding, ASLAN has raised $80 million in financing, formed innovative partnerships with pharmaceutical industry leaders and developed four therapeutic medicines that target cancers for which there are few effective treatments.

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