BioSpace.com

Biotech and Pharmaceutical
News & Jobs
Search the Site
 
   
Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Channel Medical Device and Diagnostics Channel Clinical Research Channel BioSpace Collaborative    Job Seekers:  Register | Login          Employers:  Register | Login  

NEWSLETTERS
Free Newsletters
Archive
My Subscriptions

NEWS
News by Subject
News by Disease
News by Date
PLoS
Search News
Post Your News
JoVE

CAREER NETWORK
Job Seeker Login
Most Recent Jobs
Browse Biotech Jobs
Search Jobs
Post Resume
Career Fairs
Career Resources
For Employers

HOTBEDS
Regional News
US & Canada
  Biotech Bay
  Biotech Beach
  Genetown
  Pharm Country
  BioCapital
  BioMidwest
  Bio NC
  BioForest
  Southern Pharm
  BioCanada East
  US Device
Europe
Asia

DIVERSITY

INVESTOR
Market Summary
News
IPOs

PROFILES
Company Profiles

START UPS
Companies
Events

INTELLIGENCE
Research Store

INDUSTRY EVENTS
Biotech Events
Post an Event
RESOURCES
Real Estate
Business Opportunities

 News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
eNewsletter Signup
Miles
Km80.5

   

R-Tech Ueno: Start of the Patient Enrollment of a Phase 3 Clinical Study of Unoprostone (Development Code UF-021) Ophthalmic Solution for the Treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa


3/18/2013 10:27:16 AM

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--R-Tech Ueno (JASDAQ:4573) is pleased to announce the start of the patient enrollment of a Phase 3 clinical study with Unoprostone(note 1) (development code UF-021) ophthalmic solution that are being developed in our company for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa(note 2). The Phase 3 clinical study with UF-021 ophthalmic solution for treatment of retinitis pigmentosa (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:NCT01786395), for which an effective therapy has not been currently established, is a multicenter study using a placebo (without the active ingredient) as a control carried out based on Good Clinical Practice (GCP) in patients with visual field constriction and then deterioration of vision. This is a randomized double-masked controlled study for 52 weeks for efficacy, followed by the open trial study of UF-021 for a further 52 weeks for safety. The target sample size is 180 patients and the study is being carried out at 38 sites nationwide.

Read at BioSpace.com

   

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES