MediciNova, Inc. acquires and develops novel, small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with a commercial focus on the U.S. market. MediciNova's lead drug candidate, MN-221, is an intravenous treatment for patients suffering from acute exacerbations of asthma and COPD. Currently MediciNova's MN-221, a highly selective beta(2)-adrenergic receptor agonist, is in a Phase 2 clinical trial for acute exacerbations of asthma. The study, being conducted with Synteract, continues to enroll patients through December, involves 15 sites across the U.S. and 200 patients.
Those who are interested in participating in the walk or donating to the association can contact Synteract representative Joanna Dojillo at 760-268-8296 or the American Lung Association in California at www.lungusa.org/california.
About Synteract, Inc.
Synteract is a privately-held, full-service contract research organization, serving clinical trial needs of biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies. Synteract provides high quality, customized service, working closely with drug and device sponsors. Headquartered in California, with offices in North Carolina and Czech Republic, Synteract offers clinical expertise in multiple therapeutic areas, including a strong emphasis in oncology, central nervous system (CNS), cardiovascular, respiratory, and ophthalmology. Information: http://www.synteract.com; (760) 268.8200.
About MediciNova, Inc.
MediciNova, Inc. is a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company acquiring and developing novel, small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with a commercial focus on the U.S. market. Through strategic alliances primarily with Japanese pharmaceutical companies, MediciNova holds rights to a diver
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