Akesis Pharmaceuticals Completes Phase IIa Trial of AKP-020 for Type 2 Diabetes  
6/4/2008 9:53:04 AM

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Akesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:AKES), an emerging diabetes drug-development company, today announced that it has completed the recruitment and dosing phases in its placebo-controlled Phase IIa trial designed to test the safety and efficacy of AKP-020, a novel vanadium compound, in patients with Type 2 diabetes.