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Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (CPRX) Announces Recommendation of Data Monitoring Committee for Pivotal Phase lll Clinical Trial for Firdapse(TM)  
3/27/2013 10:51:03 AM

CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (Nasdaq:CPRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel prescription drugs targeting rare (orphan) neuromuscular and neurological diseases and disorders, announced today that, on March 25, 2013, the independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) overseeing the Company's ongoing pivotal Phase III clinical trial in the United States and Europe evaluating Firdapseā„¢ for the treatment of Lambert-Easton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) recommended that the Company continue the trial as planned based on the committee's review of safety and clinical data from the trial.
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