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Anavex completes mid-stage study of lead drug in rare brain development disorder

September 10, 2020

Anavex Life Sciences (NASDAQ:AVXL) has completed a Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating Anavex 2-73 (blarcamesine) in patients with Rett syndrome, a rare inherited neurological disorder that occurs primarily in girls that leads to severe impairments. The company plans to release topline results next quarter.

Orally available blarcamesine is a sigma-1 receptor (S1R) agonist. S1Rs play a key role in the modulation of neurotransmission. It is also being investigated for the potential treatment of Parkinson’s disease dementia and mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease.

https://seekingalpha.com/news/3612834-anavex-completes-mid-stage-study-of-lead-drug-in-rare-brain-development-disorder

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