Zalicus Inc. (ZLCS) Successfully Completes Phase 1 Single Ascending Dose Study with Z944 , a Novel, Oral T-Type Calcium Channel Blocker
6/19/2012 9:59:06 AM
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zalicus Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLCS), a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops novel treatments for patients suffering from pain and immuno-inflammatory diseases, today announced that it is has successfully completed a Phase 1 single ascending dose (SAD) clinical study with Z944, its novel, oral, T-type calcium channel blocker. The study results indicate that Z944 was generally well-tolerated and a maximum tolerated dose was achieved. Z944 will advance into a Phase 1 multiple ascending dose (MAD) study in the third quarter of 2012. Assuming Z944 successfully completes the MAD study, Z944 could enter Phase 2 clinical development in the first quarter of 2013.
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