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Kerastem receives FDA approval for clinical trial of alopecia treatment

August 4, 2015

The FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies has given conditional approval to Kerastem Technologies to conduct a clinical trial to study the safety and feasibility of its treatment of androgenic alopecia, according to a press release.

The phase 2 STYLE study will be a follow-up trial to initial clinical data from Europe and Japan that was used as the basis for the FDA investigational device exemption submission, according to the release. The controlled trial will include 70 patients and is expected begin enrollment in late 2015 at eight centers throughout the United States, according to the release.

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