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Immtech Focusing on Other Infectious Disease Programs Following Discontinuation of Development of Pafuramidine
Date:2/22/2008

al liver function. However, in February 2008, Immtech received reports of additional events related to abnormal kidney function of volunteers from the same safety study. The affected safety study volunteers are receiving full follow-up monitoring and medical care.

The decision to discontinue the development programs was made in conjunction with representatives from the Data Safety Monitoring Board, the Governance Council for the African sleeping sickness grant for the PCP study. The US Food and Drug Administration and Immtech's licensing partners have been consulted.

Dr. Carol Olson, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Immtech, stated, "All of the individuals involved in pafuramidine development care deeply about these events. We are grateful to the volunteers and patients who have participated in our clinical trials and are committed to ensuring their safety and well-being. We believe that many subjects have benefited from receiving pafuramidine in Phase 2 and 3 programs. However, given that many patients are located in areas without readily available medical care, we believe the consideration of the potential risk outweighs the potential benefit to further development of pafuramidine. We have gained enormously valuable insight from our work on pafuramidine. This knowledge will greatly benefit Immtech's existing and future new drug discovery and development programs."

Eric L Sorkin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Immtech said, "Since the start of parfuramidine's development we have synthesized many new compounds with improved drug properties. We will continue to focus our efforts on developing the compounds in our library, pursuing licensing agreements and commercial opportunities and further expanding our growth opportunities in China and in other global markets."

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