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Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial Evaluating CTP-499 for the Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy  
3/5/2012 6:48:54 AM

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the initiation of dosing in a Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating CTP-499, an investigational drug for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy, the leading cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the US. CTP-499 is intended to be additive to the current standard of care, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEi) or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) therapy, to prevent or slow progression of kidney damage in diabetic nephropathy and other types of chronic kidney disease.
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