Posted on Friday 18th March 2011
PsiOxus Therapeutics, Ltd. (PsiOxus) announced initiation of a Phase II study of MT-102, a small molecule therapeutic for the treatment of cancer- and age-related wasting. MT-102 is being developed to reverse the effects of cachexia, a wasting disease that accompanies cancer, heart failure, COPD, renal failure, cirrhosis and rheumatoid arthritis, and that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. MT-102 is also in development for sarcopenia, the age-related loss of muscle mass and strength that affects one in five people by age 60.
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