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2011-03-31 22:49:19

International study shows substantial efficacy of Obeticholic Acid as a treatment option Results from an international study presented today at the International Liver Congress have shown Obeticholic Acid (OCA) is a safe and effective treatment in patients suffering from Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) as demonstrated by substantial decreases in the levels of alkaline phosphatase (AP) enzyme in the blood, a key marker for PBC. In this double blind parallel group study, 59 patients received 10...

2010-01-25 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for chronic fibrotic and metabolic diseases, today announced the completion of a $25 million Preferred Series B financing by its majority shareholder Genextra S.p.A. Dr. Mark Pruzanski, founder, President and CEO commented, "This financing is recognition of the success we have had advancing our lead compounds INT-747 and INT-777. Genextra's strong...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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