Cytokinetics 8-K 2016
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On April 4, 2016 Cytokinetics, Inc. announced the start of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multi-center Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics and efficacy of omecamtiv mecarbil in Japanese subjects with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction. Omecamtiv mecarbil, a novel investigational cardiac myosin activator that increases cardiac contractility, is being developed by Amgen in collaboration with Cytokinetics for the potential treatment of heart failure.
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