Clinical Trials

Affinium Pharmaceuticals announces completion of recruitment for Phase 2 clinical trial of AFN-1252

Affinium Pharmaceuticals announced that full recruitment has been achieved in its multi-center Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating oral AFN-1252 in acute bacterial skin & skin structure infections ("ABSSSI").

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Long-term efficacy and tolerability of Vimpat® (lacosamide)

UCB's antiepileptic drug (AED) Vimpat® (lacosamide) featured in several studies and analyses presented at the 62nd annual American Academy of Neurology (AAN) meeting. These data offer additional clinical evidence supporting the use of lacosamide as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of adult patients with partial-onset seizures.

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Anavex comments on failure of Pfizer and Medivation's Alzheimer's Investigational drug Dimebon

Anavex Life Sciences Corp. ("ANAVEX") (OTCBB: AVXL) issued a statement following the announcement from Pfizer and Medivation (NASDAQ:MDVN) that their investigational Alzheimer's drug Dimebon did not meet either its co-primary or secondary endpoints compared to placebo during pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials.

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Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Gedeon Richter Announce Results from a Phase IIb Study of Cariprazine

Forest Laboratories, Inc.Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) and Gedeon Richter Plc announced positive top-line results from a Phase IIb clinical trial of the novel, investigational antipsychotic agent cariprazine for the treatment of acute exacerbation of schizophrenia.

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Studies Published in The Lancet Show Roflumilast Improves Lung Function and Reduces Exacerbations

Forest Laboratories, Inc.Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX), an international pharmaceutical manufacturer and marketer and Nycomed, a privately owned pharmaceutical company, announced that results of four phase III trials have been published in the prestigious peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet showing that roflumilast, a phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) inhibitor, improved lung function and reduced exacerbations in patients with moderate to severe COPD.

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Schering-Plough Announces Phase II and III Data for Corifollitropin Alfa

Schering-Plough Corp.Schering-Plough Corp., (NYSE: SGP) has announced results from the Phase III ENGAGE clinical trial demonstrating that a single injection of corifollitropin alfa, first in the class of sustained follicle stimulants, achieved similar efficacy to recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (rFSH) given once daily for seven days.

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HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. Announces Improved Results from Live Nail Infection Study

HemCon has announced results from an independent study investigating the time required to successfully treat fungal infected human nails which is a leading cause of Onychomycosis, the most common type of fungal nail infection. The studies were conducted as part of HemCon's continued program of development for a formulation based on its newest proprietary Mycosinate™ platform technology.

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