Trials of sickle cell anemia treatments underway

06/17/2013 | San Diego Union-Tribune

Recruitment has begun for a midstage clinical trial to find out whether heart disease drug Lexiscan can alleviate attacks of sickle cell anemia. The NIH-supported study will test whether the drug can relieve pain and inflammation. Meanwhile, HemaQuest has completed the recruitment of patients with sickle cell disease for a Phase IIb study involving HQK-1001, which promotes the production of fetal hemoglobin.

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