Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Announces Enrollment of First Subject in Phase 2b Trial of NAV4694 in Subjects With Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
Published: Mar 27, 2013
DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on precision diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals, today announced that enrollment has commenced in its Phase 2b, open-label, safety and efficacy positron emission tomography (PET) imaging study of [18F]NAV4694 for detection of cerebral ß-amyloid plaque in subjects diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). The study is designed to investigate whether NAV4694 positron emission tomography (PET) scan findings have the ability to distinguish subjects with MCI who progress to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) from those who do not. Enrollment is currently planned at approximately five sites throughout the U.S. The first patient has been enrolled by the Alzheimer's Disease Center at Quincy Medical Center in Quincy, MA.