RDD Pharma, a leader in developing treatments for anorectal disorders, announced today the Department of Defense office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) has funded the Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP) Translational Research Award – Clinical Trial application. The grant of $1.28M will enable initial U.S. clinical development of RDD-0315 for fecal incontinence in spinal cord injury patients including preparations for and conducting of a Phase 1 study in healthy volunteers to assess acute tolerance and PK. “We are pleased the CDMRP recognized the clinically significant benefit that RDD-0315 may offer spinal cord injury patients,” stated Jason Laufer, Chief Executive Officer, RDD Pharma. “We can now move forward more aggressively in the U.S. to develop RDD-0315 which has the potential to positively impact the health, well-being and quality of life in this patient population.” Read more.
Source: PRNewswire, September 14, 2017