Navigation Links
Neurobiological Technologies Announces Viprinex(TM) Does Not Pass Interim Futility Analysis
Date:12/17/2008

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neurobiological Technologies, Inc. (NTI(R)) (Nasdaq: NTII) today announced that an independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) has determined that the current clinical trials of Viprinex(TM) for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke are unlikely to show benefit. As a result, the company has terminated further enrollment in the trials. NTI will obtain and analyze the data before evaluating the potential for any future development of Viprinex. The interim analysis conducted by the DSMB evaluated stroke patients' outcome 90 days following an acute ischemic stroke, comparing treatment with Viprinex to treatment with placebo. The DSMB determined that there was no clinically meaningful difference in outcome between the two treatment groups as measured on the modified Rankin scale of disability, the primary endpoint of the study.

"We are deeply disappointed that Viprinex did not improve overall patient outcomes in our clinical study," said Paul E. Freiman, president and chief executive officer. "This news is a significant set-back for our clinical program. Once we obtain the data and we have analyzed the results from this study, which we expect to occur in early 2009, we will determine whether we will pursue any further development of Viprinex. In the meantime, we are implementing plans we have developed to reduce our expenses, which will likely result in a significant reduction in our overall headcount if we determine that future development of Viprinex is not warranted."

About Neurobiological Technologies, Inc.

Neurobiological Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq: NTII) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel, first-in-class agents for central nervous
'/>"/>

SOURCE Neurobiological Technologies, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Neurobiological Technologies Announces FDA Agreement to Consolidate Viprinex Phase 3 Trials Accelerating Time to Pivotal Data
2. Neurobiological Technologies Reaches Patient Enrollment Target For Interim Analysis of Viprinex(TM) Phase 3 Stroke Trials
3. Neurobiological Technologies, Inc. Presents Dosing Rationale for Viprinex(TM) (ancrod) at the European Stroke Conference
4. Fifth DSMB Meeting Supports Neurobiological Technologies Continuation of Phase 3 Stroke Trials With Viprinex(TM) (ancrod)
5. Neurobiological Technologies, Inc. and Buck Institute Partner to Develop Novel Treatment for Alzheimers Disease
6. InteRNA Technologies and VU University Medical Center to Develop microRNA-Based Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Cancer
7. Athera Biotechnologies and Dyax Announce a Collaboration to Discover and Develop Antibodies for Cardiovascular Inflammation
8. ImmunoVaccine Technologies DepoVax(TM) Shows Positive Results for Cancer and Infectious Diseases
9. Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces Conference Plans in Boston and Additional Clinical Research on CellerateRx(R)
10. Experts Assert That Varian Technologies Deliver Speed and Clinical Accuracy in Treating Cancer Patients
11. Palatin Technologies Presents PL-3994 Clinical Trial Results at the 12th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Association of America
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... available in its catalogue: ... Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End ... STUDY OBJECTIVES A drug ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  A novel wearable injector slightly larger ... painless for patients to self-inject prescription drugs in the large ... cancer, blood diseases, autoimmune deficiencies, and genetic disorders.  ... to $220B by 2018, according to analysts.   Many of these ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Jan. 14, 2014 InformEx, North America,s ... high-value chemistry, will hold the 30 th edition of ... Convention Center from January 21-24. (Logo: ... top pharmaceutical, fine chemical and specialty chemical companies will take ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 16Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 17Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 18Enable Injections Presents A New Class of Injectors for Drug Delivery at PEPTalk, Drug Delivery Partnership Meetings 2Media Advisory: InformEx 2014 Events & Speaker Lineup for 30th Edition Conference in Miami Beach 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... the most popular vaccine brands for children may not ... overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving the ... according to a new study by University of Illinois ... be driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon H. Jacobson, ... computer science and of mathematics at the U. of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue ... of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s ... community,s approach to treating sepsis, which kills ... , Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream ... the body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 10 million older Americans suffer from depression, often brought ... new research a project that followed the lives ... found that Internet use among the elderly can ... percent. , "That,s a very strong effect," said Shelia ... studies and media who led the project. "And it ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014 EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses ... comprehensive review today examining the current state of knowledge ... calls for improved global surveillance strategies to combat the ... of Ebola in West Africa that has claimed the ... and Liberia. According to the World Health Organization ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... a colored ribbon representing a disease. A pink ribbon is ... does one think of with lung cancer?, Although white has ... the disease, black may be the only one they think ... patients, primarily smokers between the ages of 51 to 79 ... felt by these patients, the emotional toll it can have ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study recalculates costs of combination vaccines 2Health News:Feinstein Institute researcher publishes new perspective on sepsis 2Health News:Internet use can help ward off depression among elderly 2Health News:Re-emergence of Ebola focuses need for global surveillance strategies 2Health News:Re-emergence of Ebola focuses need for global surveillance strategies 3Health News:Unraveling the 'black ribbon' around lung cancer 2
... TORONTO, Ont., Aug. 29, 2011The Echocardiography and Vascular Laboratory ... its commitment to quality patient care and testing for ... accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of ... of approval" that patients can rely on as an ...
... of chocolate consumption might be associated with a one ... finds a study published on bmj.com today. ... agree on a potential beneficial link between chocolate consumption ... studies are needed to test whether chocolate actually causes ...
... (HealthDay News) -- Although it may sound sweet and ... similar to arguing or slinging insults, Canadian scientists have ... University in Kingston, Ontario, also revealed that differences among ... play a role in how aggressive their shouting matches ...
... News) -- As another school year begins, parents are ... other supplies can lead to back injury. "Parents ... They often carry much more than they should with ... Dr. Joshua Hyman, director of orthopedic surgery at New ...
... 26 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report an advance in the ... women of childbearing age. Uterine fibroids, which can cause ... of women by the age 45. Fibroids are also a ... hysterectomy. Despite their importance, little has been known about ...
... Reporter , FRIDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Three ... form of complementary or alternative medicine or practice to ... more, doctors, nurses and their assistants, health technicians, and ... the general public to use any number of wide-ranging ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:It's official -- chocolate linked to heart health 2Health News:Sweet Sparrow Songs May Actually Be Shouting Matches 2Health News:Many Health-Care Workers Have Turned to Alternative Medicine 2Health News:Many Health-Care Workers Have Turned to Alternative Medicine 3
The Perfecta PDA components provide the design and material choice imperative in today's cost conscious medical climate....
Cementless hip stem revisions offering optimal version setting for each patient. Compatible with modular link ceramic or cobalt chromium femoral heads with up to 4 neck lengths, or the link saddle de...
The proximally modular S-ROM Total Hip System provides custom capability at non-custom prices and is competitive with conventional porous coated systems....
The proximally modular S-ROM Total Hip System provides custom capability at non-custom prices and is competitive with conventional porous coated systems....
Medicine Products: