TITLE

Elan and Wyeth to take Alzheimer's drug to phase III

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
PharmaWatch: CNS;Jul2007, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of Elan Corp. and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals to initiate a phase III clinical program for bapineuzumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody which is used to treat patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. According to the author, the move was based on a scheduled interim look at data from an ongoing phase II study, which remains blinded. The trial is expected to begin in the second half of 2007.
ACCESSION #
25688193

 

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