September 2008
BioWorld Today;9/19/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 183, p7
This section offers news briefs on the pharmaceutical industry. Avigen Inc. has completed the double-blind portion of its Phase IIb trial for AV650 used in the treatment of spasticity linked to multiple sclerosis. Positive results were reported by Incyte Corp. from Phase IIa trials of topical INCB18424, a selective janus-associated kinase (JAK) inhibitor. Multicenter Phase I trials of SB1518, an orally active JAK2 inhibitor, were initiated by S*BIO Pte. Ltd.


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