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Novel antihypertensive agent shows positive topline results

September 29, 2016

Quantum Genomics announced that its novel antihypertensive agent was associated with positive topline results in an early study in patients with hypertension.

In the phase 2a study of the agent (QGC001, Quantum Genomics), a brain aminopeptidase A inhibitor, in 34 patients with moderate grade I or II hypertension, there were positive signals associated with the agent compared with placebo for the primary outcome of decrease in daytime systolic BP as measured by ambulatory BP and for other endpoints, the company stated in a press release.

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