Navigation Links
Ablynx Announces Interim Results of First Nanobody Phase I Study of,ALX-0081 (ANTI-VWF)

GHENT, Belgium, 2 July, 2007 -- Ablynx today announced positive interim results from the ongoing Phase I study of its lead development programme, ALX-0081, an anti-thrombotic treatment. ALX-0081 is a novel ´first-in-class´ therapeutic Nanobody® targeting von Willebrand Factor (vWF), which can reduce the risk of thrombosis in patients with acute coronary syndrome.

The Phase I study in healthy volunteers is designed to assess safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of ALX-0081. It will also analyse pharmacodynamic effects of ALX-0081 to confirm its high potency. It is a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in healthy male volunteers at a single center in Europe.

The study was initiated during the first quarter of 2007. The interim analysis indicates:

- the desired pharmacodynamic effect was observed as anticipated indicating the high potency of ALX-0081

- ALX-0081 was well tolerated and showed no serious adverse effects or dose limiting toxicity

The final results are anticipated to be available by the end of September 2007.

Dr Edwin Moses, CEO and Chairman said: "We are very encouraged by the positive results of our first Nanobody® in clinical development which is believed to be the first ever single domain antibody human trial. This is a significant milestone for Ablynx and demonstrates the success of Ablynx´s powerful discovery platform."

About ALX-0081
Through its novel, highly selective mode of action, ALX-0081 is intended to prevent arterial thrombosis, without interfering with the desired haemostatis (wound healing) in the patient which results in less bleeding complications. Pre-clinical in vivo studies confirmed Ablynx´s belief that ALX-0081 has unique potential to set a new standard in anti-thrombotic therapy based on its immediate onset of action, its high potency and significantly improved safety compared to the currently marketed therapies in the form of significantly reduced bleeding complications. Ablynx has demonstrated a large therapeutic window for ALX-0081 based on the high efficacy and low bleeding demonstrated in primate studies, indicating a highly attractive drug profile.

Contacts:

At Ablynx:
Dr. Edwin Moses
Chairman and CEO
t : +32 (0)9 262 00 07
m: +44 (0)7771 954 193 / +32 (0)473 39 50 68
e: edwin.moses@ablynx.com

Eva-Lotta Allan
Chief Business Officer
t : +32 (0)9 262 00 75
m: +32 (0)475 78 36 21 / +44 (0)7990 570 900
e: eva-lotta.allan@ablynx.com


Visit our website: http://www.ablynx.com


The announcement distributed by Hugin directnews.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

For address modifications please inform:

Tel.: 0049 (0) 341-2 24 56-30 or info@directnews.de
press kit: http://www.directnewsroom.de


'"/>




Related medicine technology :

1. Antisoma Announces Further Data From ASA404 Ovarian Cancer Trial
2. Neose Announces Presentation of Positive Preclinical Data on GlycoPEGylated Factor VIIa at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
3. Biofrontera AG Announces Clinical Study Confirms Excellent Efficacy of BF-200 ALA In Actinic Keratosis
4. YM BioSciences Announces Secondary Efficacy and Safety Findings in Randomized Phase IIB Aerolef Trial
5. BioSante Pharmaceuticals Announces New Findings for Potential Bird Flu Vaccine
6. Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Phase II Study of its Factor Xa Inhibitor at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
7. Manhattan Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Phase 2a Studies for Oral Oleoyl-estrone
8. AVI BioPharma Partner Cook Medical Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment for APPRAISAL Phase II Clinical Trial for Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
9. Protox Announces Positive Clinical Data from Prostate Cancer Study
10. Inspire Announces Webcast of Presentation at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference
11. NexMed Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in Two Pivotal Phase 3 Studies for Anti-Fungal Product
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/23/2017)... Im Rahmen seiner Schlüsselwachstumsstrategie arbeitet die ... südwestlichen chinesischen Provinz Guizhou, 2017 mit dem Angebot von Anreize ... der Entwicklung einer eingebetteten Hightech-Schlüsselindustrie. Foto - ... ... ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... 2017 AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), ... and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment ... release fourth quarter and yearly financial results after ... management will host an investment-community conference call at ... on March 2 nd 2017 to discuss ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... According to a new market ... Digital, Analog), MRI (Closed, Open), Ultrasound, CT, Nuclear Imaging ... User (Hospitals, Imaging Centers) - Global Forecast to 2021", ... over the forecast period of 2016 to 2021. The ... 2021, at a CAGR of 6.6% from 2016 to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... , ... Hamlin Dental Group and Dr. Hamid Reza, dentist in North ... month of February, patients who visit Hamlin Dental Group will receive a ticket for ... at the Cheesecake Factory. , Tickets are available for routine dental visits and ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... Pink ... publication where generations converge and explore the world from different perspectives. By providing ... enables readers to gain understanding, increase empathy, and find greater happiness. , ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... , ... ... the perfect opportunity for the nation to come together to ... basketball bracket – with its favorite fruit – apples! To ... apple lovers to join the “Apple Madness” bracket tournament – ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Thomas Vas-Don suffered from severe injury due to ... able to successfully recover. In “ Origin & Insertion Charts for Massage Therapists ” ... principals of massage, anatomy , trigger points and referral pain patterns . ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... February 22, 2017 , ... ... medicine in recent years. The technology is so cutting edge, in fact, the ... protocol for stem cell procedures. However, successful patient outcomes in certain clinical stem ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):