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2011-05-02 09:35:00

AUSTIN, TEXAS, May 2 /PRNewswire/ - Affinium Pharmaceuticals announced today the results of a new multiple ascending dose Phase I study of its novel, selective-spectrum, anti-staphylococcal agent, AFN-1252 in a novel oral formulation. The study examined the tolerability, safety and pharmacokinetics of immediate release tablets of AFN-1252. Cohorts of healthy volunteers were dosed 200mg, 300mg, and 400 mg of AFN-1252 once daily for 10 days. The pharmacokinetic results indicate that...

2010-04-12 05:00:00

AUSTIN, TX, April 12 /PRNewswire/ - Affinium Pharmaceuticals announced today the commencement of a Phase I study in the United States for its novel molecular entity, AFN-1252, a first in class antibiotic candidate focused on the oral and IV treatment of susceptible and highly resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The study will evaluate the safety and tolerability of a new, oral tablet formulation. Dr. Barry Hafkin, Chief Medical Officer of Affinium Pharmaceuticals, noted, "We...

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