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Pfizer scraps RA drug

Pfizer has decided to scrap development of TRU-015 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Pfizer has decided to scrap development of a drug for a very large market – rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Seattle-based Trubion Pharmaceuticals, which has a collaboration in RA with the company, said that Pfizer has terminated development of TRU-015, a protein therapeutic product.

The decision is based on a phase IIb study which did not meet its primary endpoint of a 20 per cent reduction on an American College of Rheumatology disease scoring index compared to placebo.

Trubion noted that Pfizer intends to continue development of another RA product that is part of the collaboration, SBI-087. That drug is currently in a phase II study.

15th June 2010

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