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XBiotech Announces Enrollment Completion in Phase 2 Multicenter Study Evaluating Bermekimab in Patients with Atopic Dermatitis
XBiotech’s Medical Director,
The phase 2, open label, dose escalation, multicenter study consists of two dose cohorts of bermekimab in patients with moderate to severe AD. Dose ranging in the study includes evaluation of the Company’s new highly-concentrated subcutaneous formulation. Nine patients in the first dosing cohort received a total of 4 weekly 200mg subcutaneous injections of bermekimab followed by safety assessments. Patients in the second cohort will receive 8 weekly 400mg subcutaneous injections of bermekimab for assessment of safety and preliminary efficacy.
Dr. Williams is as a medical director at
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