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Vitex R&D, business developments

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Data safety monitoring board clears manufacturer to continue Phase III trial of Inactine pathogen inactivation system to treat red blood cells under an acute-only indication. In 2003, the firm stopped a Phase III trial in red blood cells that supported a chronic transfusion claim, citing problems with antibody formation in sickle cell anemia patients. The firm is seeking shareholder approval for a merger agreement with Panacos Pharmaceuticals...

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