Unigene Laboratories

Tarsa to advance clinical programs with $24.5M financing

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Tarsa Therapeutics reported progress in its two ongoing clinical development programs for its oral recombinant salmon calcitonin for the treatment and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Patient enrollment in the phase II osteoporosis prevention trial has been completed, and the full set of data from the phase III ORACAL trial has been accepted for an oral presentation at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2011 annual meeting in September. Separately, Tarsa also said it has closed an additional financing round that raised a total of $24.5 million.

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Unigene accelerates anorexigenic peptide

Monday, March 7, 2011

Unigene Laboratories said its lead proprietary anorexigenic peptide, UGP281, is progressing. An anorexigenic peptide diminishes or controls appetite and offers potential therapeutic benefit to morbidly obese patients. The company will file an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the FDA and initiate phase I clinical studies in 2012.

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