Capricor Therapeutics Announces Positive Six-Month Results from the Randomized Phase I/II HOPE Clinical Trial in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Statistically-Significant Improvements in Measures of Cardiac and Upper Limb Function in Patients Treated with CAP-1002
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LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2017 -- Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAPR), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing first-in-class biological therapies for cardiac and other medical conditions, today announced positive top-line results from a safety and exploratory efficacy analysis of six-month data from the randomized 12-month Phase I/II HOPE Clinical Trial of CAP-1002 (allogeneic cardiosphere-derived cells), an investigational candidate for the treatment of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, or DMD. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a rare, life-threatening genetic disorder for which treatment options are limited.
- Published: 25 April 2017
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