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Sickle cell treatment developed at LA BioMed enters Phase 3 clinical trial
Date:7/23/2010

cellent safety profile and positive trends in decreasing the number of crises as well as reducing the frequency of hospitalizations in sickle cell disease patients. We look forward to the findings from the much larger group of research volunteers we will be seeking in the Phase 3 clinical trial."

In the Phase 3 clinical trial, researchers at 20 to 25 sites around the country will be seeking up to 225 research volunteers, age 5 years and older, with a diagnosis of sickle cell anemia or sickle beta O-thalassemia who have a history of at least two episodes of painful crisis during the past 12 months. The trial is a 53-week study requiring monthly visits to the research facility. It is funded by Emmaus Medical.


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Contact: Laura Mecoy
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310-546-5860
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed)
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