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Vertex CF drug candidate shows promising results

Wed, 03/30/2011 - 5:35am
Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:VRTX) has announced additional positive results for its experimental therapy for Cystic Fibrosis.

A Phase 3 Study of the drug candidate, called VX-770, in children between 6 and 11 with a specific type of CF, found lung function improved by 17.4 percent. This is a 24-week analysis of an ongoing study, which focuses on a sub-set of patients with a certain gene mutation.

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