Navigation Links
AEterna Zentaris Opens Extended Study for Cetrorelix in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Date:6/10/2009

QUEBEC CITY, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS; TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today announced the opening of an extended study in the Phase 3 program with cetrorelix pamoate for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a benign enlargement of the prostate, affecting more than 20 million men in the U.S. alone. Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC entered into a previously announced agreement with AEterna Zentaris for the development, registration and marketing of cetrorelix in BPH for the U.S. market.

As a result of this collaboration between sanofi-aventis U.S. and AEterna Zentaris, patients completing two years of therapy in the North American trial of cetrorelix, NCT00449150, will be eligible to continue with cetrorelix treatment, according to treatment regimen of the ongoing Phase 3 study, until the end of 2011. Patients entering this extension study will be followed-up for safety, International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) and quality of life during the extended treatment, providing follow-up data on cetrorelix for up to 5 years.

Juergen Engel, Ph.D., President and CEO of AEterna Zentaris commented, "We have been pleased with the decision of patients and their physicians to continue into this extended period of open-label treatment follow-up, sponsored by our partner sanofi-aventis U.S. We are confident that patients and their physicians will continue into this extension, as the continuation rate of patients into the open-label part of the study remains at over 90% of those eligible to continue at week 52 and compares favorably with those reported by others.(1) We look forward to presenting the data from the double-blind portion of the study in the next quarter."

About the Phase 3 Program with Cetrorelix in BPH

Cetrorel
'/>"/>

SOURCE AETERNA ZENTARIS INC.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology technology :

1. AEterna Zentaris Discloses Preliminary Phase 2 Trial Results for Perifosine in Combination with Radiotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
2. AEterna Zentaris Acquires All Assets from Ardana for Growth Hormone Secretagogue Compound, AEZS-130
3. AEterna Zentaris Presents Data Supporting Evaluation of AEZS-108 in Prostate Cancer at ASCO Meeting
4. AEterna Zentaris to Present Data Supporting Evaluation of AEZS-108 in Prostate Cancer at Upcoming ASCO Meeting
5. AEterna Zentaris to Announce First Quarter 2009 Financial and Operating Results and Hold Annual Shareholder Meeting on May 6, 2009
6. AEterna Zentaris Regains Compliance with Nasdaq Minimum Bid Price Listing Requirement
7. AEterna Zentaris Presents Phase 1 Results for AEZS-112 in Patients with Advanced Cancer and Lymphoma at AACR Annual Meeting in Denver
8. AEterna Zentaris Presents Two Posters on its PI3K Inhibitor Compound, AEZS-126, at AACR Annual Meeting
9. AEterna Zentaris To Present Data on Anticancer Compounds AEZS-112 and AEZS-126 at AACR Annual Meeting
10. AEterna Zentaris Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Financial and Operating Results
11. AEterna Zentaris to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Financial and Operating Results on March 11, 2009
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... August 28, 2014 Supplementing their ... a promotion for Eppendorf Safe Lock Centrifuge ... purchase the highest quality tubes at an affordable ... for customers doing chemical, medical, pharmaceutical, and life ... are not regularly able to afford Eppendorf products. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Green & Grow Inc. (GGI) has raised an ... Otter Capital as a significant new partner. Otter Capital’s ... Agriplier™ technology, building on recent compelling field trial results ... meeting, we have been impressed with Otter Capital’s knowledge ... Sobba, President and CEO of GGI. “We look forward ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02316661/Global-Biodegradable-Packaging-Materials-Market-2014-2018.html ... materials that are readily decomposed by the ... conventional non-degradable packaging in terms of raw ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The ... and in-depth study on the current state of the ... report provides a basic overview of the industry, including ... and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a ... the market. A comparison between the international and Chinese ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Eppendorf Safe Lock Centrifuge Tube Promotion Now Available at Major Pipette Distributor Pipette.com 2Eppendorf Safe Lock Centrifuge Tube Promotion Now Available at Major Pipette Distributor Pipette.com 3Green & Grow Inc. Secures $6M Series B Funding from Otter Capital 2Green & Grow Inc. Secures $6M Series B Funding from Otter Capital 3Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 2Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 3Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 4Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 5Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 6Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018 7Trifluoroacetic Acid Industry (Asia, Europe, North America, ROW) Analysis Report Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2
... Madison, Wis . - If manufacturers are interested in new ... a conference that provides a learning and technology transfer opportunity. ... already puts on an annual design event at the ... expanded the program with the intention of opening doors to ...
... some one thousand theme-based cities being developed at a phenomenal ... name identities of such projects become nightmares. In size, they ... large dwelling. , ,Now this requires a new definition of ... other traditional metropolises. , ,For example, the introduction of ...
... reported net income of $113.5 million during the first quarter ... rising 11 percent over the same quarter in 2006. , ... industry, said net income was down from the $116.2 million ... share were slightly higher than the $0.64 in the same ...
Cached Biology Technology:Branding around the community brand concept 2Branding around the community brand concept 3
(Date:8/28/2014)... are good examples of complex systems. Their infrastructure ... water for cooling, transport to supply fuel, and ... in the network chain is interconnected with a ... A team of UK-based scientists has studied various ... findings have been published in EPJ B by ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... health risk to people with asthma according to a new ... Immunology . , By critically reviewing the findings from 17 ... the presence of several types of mould can lead to ... likelihood of developing the condition. , The research has been ... School and is the first time all of the information ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... important crop-producing countries will be fully saturated with pests ... continue, according to a new study led by the ... can already be found in around half the countries ... at its current rate, scientists fear that a significant ... pests within the next 30 years. , Crop pests ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Inter-dependent networks stress test 2Indoor mold poses health risk to asthma sufferers 2New study charts the global invasion of crop pests 2
... new study published in the Journal of Trauma ... (DP) stimulation in spinal cord-injured patients is successful not ... in bridging patients to independent respiration, where they could ... ventilator or stimulation. The stimulation is provided by ...
... , (Santa Barbara, Calif.) As the Endangered Species Act (ESA) ... agency, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), was mired in ... ( Canis lupus ) from the List of Endangered and Threatened ... baileyi ). As a result, the USFWS sought an ...
... the right shape might be just as important in a ... an important role in the effectiveness of cells grown to ... design new structures that enable cells to "shape up," researchers ... come up with a way to measure, and more importantly, ...
Cached Biology News:Diaphragm pacing in spinal cord injury successful in weaning patients from ventilators 2Diaphragm pacing in spinal cord injury successful in weaning patients from ventilators 3Panel issues report on gray wolf science 2Shape-sifting: NIST categorizes bio scaffolds by characteristic cell shapes 2
... These handy dispensers save space and ... and other garb. They are the ... parts used in labs, processing and ... charges and the particles they attract. ...
...
... Stoelting, selects single cells, or clusters, with ... at all, a single cell can be ... is collected into the pipette, and automatically ... microtiter plate. Quixells unique aspiration and expulsion ...
... for genome-wide microRNA expression profiling and built ... on-chip synthesis platform. These microarrays are available ... Profiling Service. Probe Content ... cow microRNAs (108 unique mature sequences). The ...
Biology Products: