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XOMA (US) LLC (XOMA) Initiates Safety and Efficacy Study of Gevokizumab in Patients With Non-Infectious Uveitis Currently Controlled by Systemic Treatment



10/4/2012 10:07:13 AM

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XOMA Corporation (Nasdaq:XOMA) today announced it has opened enrollment in a Phase 3 clinical trial, titled A randomizEd, double-masked, placebo-controlled study of the safetY and Efficacy of GevokizUmAb in the tReatment of subjects with non-infectious intermeDiate, posterior or pan-uveitis currently controlled with systemic treatment (EYEGUARD™-C), to determine gevokizumab's potential to reduce the risk of recurrent uveitic disease in patients with non-infectious uveitis intermediate, posterior, or pan-uveitis (NIU). The Company intends to enroll patients with NIU who have experienced active uveitic disease but whose disease currently is controlled with oral corticosteroids with or without immunosuppressive medications.

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