Pharmaxis Announces LOXL2 Inhibitor Program is Phase 2 Ready Following Completion of 13 Week Toxicity Studies

17th Jan 19

Release Date: 17/01/2019 9:55am

Pharmaceutical research company Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS) today announced that it has now received reports on all of the 13-week toxicity studies conducted for each of its two Lysyl Oxidase Like 2 (LOXL2) inhibitors. Together with the previously released results of Pharmaxis phase 1 clinical trials for both compounds showing best in class target engagement from a once a day oral dose, Pharmaxis believes that this program is now ready to enter phase 2 clinical studies for fibrotic diseases such as Non‐Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH), cardiac fibrosis and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).

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