Wednesday, November 30, 2011

AdeTherapeutics, Inc.: Health Canada Approves Clinical Trial for Adhesion Prevention

press release

Nov. 28, 2011, 11:21 a.m. EST

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Nov 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AdeTherapeutics, Inc. received Health Canada approval in November to conduct a double-blind randomized placebo controlled study in 30 patients to test its therapeutic to reduce adhesion (scar tissue) formation following laparoscopic procedure to remove an ectopic pregnancy.

Designed by surgeons, the trial is powered to potentially establish standard of care. The novel mechanism, which modulates normal healing process, is also being studied in other surgical areas of high unmet medical need.

The trial will be conducted at teaching hospitals in Canada with first patient enrolment expected in December 2011.

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