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2011-04-26 07:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarix Pharmaceuticals (www.tarixpharma.com) today announced enrollment of the first patient in a Phase 1 clinical study of TXA127, a pharmaceutical grade formulation of a naturally occurring peptide known to stimulate early hematopoietic precursor cells in the bone marrow. The study will evaluate the safety of TXA127 following double cord blood stem cell transplant (DCBT) in adult patients with hematological cancers. The study will also...

2011-02-23 15:51:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarix Pharmaceuticals (www.tarixpharma.com) today announced enrollment of the first patient in a Phase 2 clinical study of TXA127, a pharmaceutical grade formulation of a naturally occurring peptide known to stimulate early hematopoietic precursor cells in the bone marrow. The study is currently enrolling patients undergoing autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplant to evaluate the safety and efficacy of TXA127 in accelerating...

2010-06-28 09:27:00

BROOKLINE, Mass., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarix Pharmaceuticals (www.tarixpharma.com) today announced that it's drug, TXA127, has been granted Orphan Drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a treatment to enhance engraftment in patients receiving a stem cell transplant. TXA127 has also received Orphan Drug designation for the treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). TXA127 is a small peptide which stimulates early hematopoietic precursor cells in the bone...


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