Eloxx Pharmaceuticals Appoints Chief Medical Officer
“Our top priority at Eloxx remains the advancement of ELX-02, which is currently in Phase 2 clinical trials. Dr. Hariri’s experience in rare disease clinical development brings the type of skills necessary to advance this key imperative while quickly advancing our promising pre-clinical pipeline into human trials,” said
The company reaffirmed its expectation that data from the first four treatment arms of the ELX-02 Phase 2 study will be available in the fourth quarter of 2021. ELX-02 is currently in Phase 2 clinical trials in CF patients affected by nonsense mutations in the CFTR (CF transmembrane conductance regulator) gene. The Phase 2 trials are designed to evaluate the safety of ELX-02 and assess its biological activity.
“The Eloxx pipeline has tremendous potential, and I’m thrilled to be joining a team with the skills and commitment to advance meaningful therapies on behalf of patients,” said
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Source: Eloxx Pharmaceuticals