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ImmuPharma in licensing talks for lupus drug

November 3, 2011

U.K. drug discovery company ImmuPharma PLC Thursday said U.S. regulators have given it the green light to begin a Phase III trial for its flagship drug Lupuzor, and said it is in talks with pharmaceutical companies regarding a potential licensing deal for the Lupus treatment.

ImmuPharma said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Lupuzor fast-track status for the late stage clinical trial.

The company's previous licensing partner Cephalon Inc. (CEPH) last month handed back rights to the drug, following its acquisition by generic drugs giant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. /quotes/zigman/64731/quotes/nls/teva TEVA +0.43% , which has a competing lupus drug in development.

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Source marketwatch.com


ImmuPharma in licensing talks for lupus drug

November 3, 2011

U.K. drug discovery company ImmuPharma PLC Thursday said U.S. regulators have given it the green light to begin a Phase III trial for its flagship drug Lupuzor, and said it is in talks with pharmaceutical companies regarding a potential licensing deal for the Lupus treatment.

ImmuPharma said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Lupuzor fast-track status for the late stage clinical trial.

The company's previous licensing partner Cephalon Inc. (CEPH) last month handed back rights to the drug, following its acquisition by generic drugs giant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. /quotes/zigman/64731/quotes/nls/teva TEVA +0.43% , which has a competing lupus drug in development.

Read the full article here

Source marketwatch.com



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