FDA Clinical Hold on PLX Safety Study Trips Pluristem

Powers, Marie
June 2013
BioWorld Today;6/5/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 107, p1
The article reports on the 14.4% decrease in stocks of Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. amid the decision of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop the U.S. Phase II study of its Placental expanded cell therapy. Zami Aberman, chairman and chief executive officer of the biotechnology company, explains the circumstances following the allergic reaction of a patient are still being investigated. The experimental drug is used for the treatment of peripheral artery disease.


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