In additionharmaceuticals presented promising results in sickle cell anemia and thalassemia betaHemaQuest Pharmaceuticals presented data from new preclinical studies and early results from clinical trials of the lead drug candidate, HQK-1001, of patients with sickle cell anemia and beta-thalassemia at the annual meeting the American Society Hematology in New Orleans go to this link more info . Preclinical studies have shown that HQK – 1001 could the activity of a number of therapeutic agents used in the past used in the past to increase hemoglobin to treat disorders. In addition, the begun begun testing HQK-1001 in patients with sickle cell anemia and beta-thalassemia. In these two HemaQuest sponsored clinical trials, patients increasing doses increasing doses, its safety its safety and pharmacodynamic effects. The studies are ongoing, and have shown that the drug has a strong safety profile with early detection of fetal globin induction, the key pharmacodynamic marker of therapeutic activity for this agent. Of compoundsemaQuest Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President, Clinical Affairs, Susan Perrine, said: We are the first clinical results in patients with sickle cell anemia and beta-thalassemia forward Fetal globin induction observed in both the is important because is important because. Their central role in alleviating these diseases and the new, evidence of additive or synergistic effects HQK-1001 with other potential therapeutics, the potential for HQK-1001 suggests an important drug in the treatment of severe anemia that can be. .
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