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SOM Biotech Announces Initiation of Phase 2a Clinical Trial of SOM3355 in Huntington’s Disease Patients

BARCELONA, Spain and CAMBRIDGEMassachusettsJuly 17, 2018 — SOM Biotech, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops drugs for orphan indications in the Central Nervous System, has announced today the successful initiation of Phase 2a clinical trial of its repurposed compound SOM3355 for the treatment of the chorea movements associated to Huntington’s disease.

The Principal Investigator of the study is Dr. Jaume Kulisevsky from Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain. Other participating sites, also located in Barcelona, are Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, with leading neurologist investigators Dr. Matilde Calopa Garriga, Dr. Esteban Muñoz and Dr. Josep Gàmez, respectively.

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