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Zalicus Inc. (ZLCS) Advancing Clinical Development of Z944, Its Novel, Oral, T-Type Calcium Channel Blocker, for the Treatment of Pain


6/4/2013 10:19:57 AM

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zalicus Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market: ZLCS) a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops novel treatments for patients suffering from pain, today announced that it is advancing Z944, its novel oral T-type calcium channel blocker, into further clinical development in the third quarter of 2013. The planned Phase 1b study is a state-of-the-art experimental clinical model utilizing Laser-Evoked Potentials (LEP) to provide an efficient and objective assessment of the activity of Z944 in an induced neuropathic pain state. Results from the LEP study can further inform Zalicus’s development plans for Z944 in a variety of potential indications.

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