Cytokinetics 8-K 2011
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On August 19, 2011, Cytokinetics, Incorporated issued a press release announcing the publication of results from two clinical trials of omecamtiv mecarbil, a novel cardiac myosin activator, in the August 20, 2011 issue of the journal Lancet. These two manuscripts present data regarding the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamic effects of this investigational drug candidate from a Phase I first-time-in-humans clinical trial in healthy volunteers and a Phase IIa clinical trial in stable heart failure patients, each sponsored by Cytokinetics.
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