Harbor BioSciences, Inc.  (HRBR) Wraps Up Phase I/IIa Prostate Cancer Study  
2/7/2011 10:04:02 AM

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harbor BioSciences, Inc. (OTCBB:HRBR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, metabolic and inflammatory diseases, today announced it is closing the clinical sites of its U.S.-based Phase I/IIa clinical trial with Apoptone® (HE3235) for castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) – also referred to as hormone resistant prostate cancer. The final statistics for the study will be generated after all sites have been closed and the database is locked. The results are not expected to change significantly from the company's September 2010 update. The Phase I/IIa data, which will include the final statistical analysis, will then be transferred to the China State Institute of Pharmaceutical Industry (CIPI), Harbor BioSciences' development partner. That partnership was announced on January 19, 2011.