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RedHill Biopharma Announces Positive Pre-Clinical Results for Lupus With RHB-104

September 10, 2013

RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (Nasdaq:RDHL) (TASE:RDHL) (the "Company" or "RedHill"), an emerging Israeli biopharmaceutical company focused primarily on the development and acquisition of late clinical-stage, proprietary formulations and combinations of existing drugs, today announced positive results from a pre-clinical study with RHB-104 for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a systemic autoimmune disease causing inflammation and damage to tissues in various parts of the body. In light of the positive results, the Company is currently assessing the next steps in the clinical development program, including a possible Phase IIa clinical study.

The pre-clinical study was designed to evaluate the potential therapeutic effects of RHB-104 on disease development in an experimental SLE model when administered orally.

The results from the pre-clinical study demonstrated that disease severity and overall disease development were reduced in the RHB-104 arm, indicating that RHB-104 was efficacious in reducing the development of SLE in this study.

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Source: RedHill Biopharma


RedHill Biopharma Announces Positive Pre-Clinical Results for Lupus With RHB-104

September 10, 2013

RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (Nasdaq:RDHL) (TASE:RDHL) (the "Company" or "RedHill"), an emerging Israeli biopharmaceutical company focused primarily on the development and acquisition of late clinical-stage, proprietary formulations and combinations of existing drugs, today announced positive results from a pre-clinical study with RHB-104 for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a systemic autoimmune disease causing inflammation and damage to tissues in various parts of the body. In light of the positive results, the Company is currently assessing the next steps in the clinical development program, including a possible Phase IIa clinical study.

The pre-clinical study was designed to evaluate the potential therapeutic effects of RHB-104 on disease development in an experimental SLE model when administered orally.

The results from the pre-clinical study demonstrated that disease severity and overall disease development were reduced in the RHB-104 arm, indicating that RHB-104 was efficacious in reducing the development of SLE in this study.

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Click here to read the full article.

Source: RedHill Biopharma



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