BioCryst Halts Trials For BCX9930 Due To Safety Concerns
Biotech stops enrollment in three Phase II studies of oral Factor D inhibitor BCX9930 after seeing elevated creatinine levels. The halt is voluntary, and enrolled patients can continue dosing, BioCryst says.
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