Stroke drug earns phase-3 trial

Walters, Kath
February 2007
BRW;2/8/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that biotechnology company Neuren Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin a phase three drug trial of Glypromate, which is designed to prevent cognitive impairment in heart-surgery patients. If the trial is successful, it can apply for FDA approval to begin selling the drug. The trial, which cost $10 million and involve a total of 520 patients, is expected to take 18 months.


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