European Commission Designates MST-188 As An Orphan Medicinal Product
Mr. Culley continued: "Our recently announced plans to investigate MST-188 in acute limb ischemia, a complication of peripheral arterial disease, also may bolster our partnering efforts. Indeed, we already have been approached by at least one pharmaceutical company that wished to discuss our near- and long-term plans in arterial disease, which we announced just three weeks ago."
About Orphan Medicinal Product Designation
The COMP, one of seven scientific committees of the
Authorized orphan medicines benefit from 10 years of marketing exclusivity in the
The Company is recruiting subjects in EPIC, a pivotal phase 3 study of MST-188 in sickle cell disease. The Company plans to initiate a phase 2 clinical study of MST-188 in acute limb ischemia, a complication of peripheral arterial disease, in late 2013 or early 2014. More information can be found on the Company's web site at www.masttherapeutics.com.
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