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Arbor Vita and WRAIR sign CRADA for traumatic brain injury collaboration
Date:9/8/2008

have failed to show any consistent improvement in outcome for TBI patients. Only therapies that ameliorate blood flow or target secondary effects are in clinical use. There is a clear unmet medical need for such a drug.

The CRADA between the WRAIR and Arbor Vita represents a collaborative effort employing state-of-the-art preclinical research platforms and drug development strategies that may yield a therapeutic agent ready for human clinical trial assessment. Under the terms of the CRADA, Arbor Vita will supply the clinical materials of NA-1 along with supporting preclinical and human clinical research data. WRAIR will conduct a dose-response study to establish proof of efficacy in a variety of brain injury models and, if successful, conduct additional studies in support of Phase II human clinical trials.


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Contact: Debra Bannister
debra.bannister@arborvita.com
530-676-8001
Arbor Vita Corporation
Source:Eurekalert

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