Dec. 19, 2014, 8:09 AM
- Galapagos NV (OTC:GLPGF) (OTCPK:GLPYY) initiates the first Phase 1 trial with GLPG1837, its investigational CFTR targeted therapy for patients with cystic fibrosis who carry class III/IV mutations. The Belgium-based study will enroll 40 healthy volunteers and will evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of oral single and multiple ascending doses of GLPG1837. Results are expected in H2 2015.
- The start of the trial triggers a $10M milestone payment from AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV).
Dec. 16, 2014, 7:48 AM
- Belgian biotech Galapagos NV (OTCPK:GLPYY) and Janssen Pharmaceutica NV (NYSE:JNJ) terminate their collaboration to develop the GPR84 inhibitor GLPG1205 for inflammatory bowel diseases. Full and unencumbered rights to the GPR84 program have now been transferred back to Galapagos. It plans to initiate a Phase 2 trial before the end of December.
- The reasons for the move are not disclosed.
Feb. 29, 2012, 5:07 AM
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