Processa Pharmaceuticals’ PCS12852, originally developed by Yuhan Corp, cleared by FDA to Proceed with Ph2a Trial for Gastroparesis

Processa Pharmaceuticals announced that they have been cleared by the FDA to proceed with a Phase 2a clinical trial of PCS12852 in patients with moderate to severe gastroparesis. PCS12852 is a novel, potent and highly selective 5-hydroxytryptamine 4 (5-HT4) receptor agonist, originally developed by Yuhan Corporation in South Korea, and exclusively licensed to Processa Pharmaceuticals in August 2020 (https://bit.ly/30iKnMR). Non-clinical toxicology studies show that there are no cardiovascular side effects associated with PCS12852, making it a potentially safe treatment option for gastroparesis and other GI motility disorders. The Phase 2a study will be conducted in up to eight centers in the United States.

Article from GlobeNewsWire: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/10/12/2312599/0/en/Processa-Pharmaceuticals-Cleared-by-FDA-to-Proceed-with-Phase-2a-Trial-for-the-Treatment-of-Gastroparesis.html

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