Publication: First-in-human studies of pharmacokinetics and safety of utreloxastat (PTC857), a novel 15-lipooxygenase inhibitor for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

This first-in-human double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, published in Clinical Pharmacology in Drug Development, investigates the safety and pharmacokinetics (PK) of utreloxastat in healthy participants for the potential treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

  • Learn more about ALS, a progressive, rare neurodegenerative genetic disease
  • Review the patient characteristics and the study protocol
  • Review the development of utreloxastat, an investigational compound targeting 15-lipoxygenase (15-LO) in the treatment for ALS
  • Learn about the initial safety findings and pharmacokinetics of utreloxastat from a phase 1 healthy volunteer study

Gao L, Giannousis P, Thoolen M, et al. Clin Pharmacol Drug Dev. 2023;12(2):141–151

Utreloxastat is an investigational drug currently in development for ALS.

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