Concert Pharmaceuticals Announces CTP-543 Phase 2 Alopecia Areata Data Selected for Late-Breaker Oral Presentation at 2019 EADV Congress
The details of the presentation are as follows:
- Title: CTP-543, an oral JAK inhibitor, achieves primary endpoint in Phase 2 randomized, placebo-controlled, dose ranging trial in patients with moderate-to-severe alopecia areata
- Date and Time:
Saturday, October 12, 2019at 9:15 – 9:30 GMT
- Session: Late-Breaking News Session
- Room: Hall 10 Dali
About CTP-543 and Alopecia Areata
CTP-543 is an oral selective inhibitor of Janus kinases JAK1 and JAK2 for the potential treatment of alopecia areata.
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks hair follicles, resulting in partial or complete loss of hair on the scalp and body. Alopecia areata may affect up to 650,000 Americans at any given time1. The scalp is the most commonly affected area, but any hair-bearing site can be affected alone or together with the scalp. Onset of the disease can occur throughout life and affects both women and men. Alopecia areata can be associated with serious psychological consequences, including anxiety and depression. There are currently no drugs approved by the
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1 Fricke M. Epidemiology and Burden of alopecia areata: a systemic review. Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology. 2015; Vol 8. 397-403.
For additional information contact:
Justine Koenigsberg (investors)
Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Kathryn Morris (media)
The Yates Network