September 2010
Pharmaceutical Representative;Sep2010, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p10
The article offers news briefs related to clinical trials of drugs. Amgen Inc. has been disappointed on the negative results of its Phase III trial evaluating Vectibix as treatment for cancer patients. The investigational oral hepatitis C protease inhibitor Boceprevir has met the primary endpoints in two Phase III trials. The negative results from the Phase III studies of semagacestat, a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease, has prompted Eli Lilly and Co. to discontinue its development.


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