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2009-07-07 06:15:00

Data published in July 7, 2009 Issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences QUEBEC CITY, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS; TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today announced publication in the renowned American scientific journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), of new data supporting the use of AEterna Zentaris' ghrelin receptor antagonist compound, AEZS-123...

2008-06-18 09:00:09

Elixir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced that results from in-vivo preclinical studies with the Company's ghrelin agonist, EX-1314, were presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society. EX-1314 is expected to enter human clinical testing this year. This new compound has been the subject of extensive preclinical development, and these new data provide the first demonstrations that an orally active, small molecule ghrelin agonist can enhance gastrointestinal motility. Elixir will...

2008-05-06 13:50:00

A gut hormone that causes people to eat more does so by making food appear more desirable, suggests a new report in the May issue of Cell Metabolism, a publication of Cell Press. In a brain imaging study of individuals, the researchers found that reward centers respond more strongly to pictures of food in subjects who had received an infusion of the hormone known as ghrelin.The findings suggest that the two drives for feeding"”metabolic signals and pleasure signals"”are actually...

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