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Ascendis Pharma initiates clinical trial of dwarfism drug

Danish biotech company Ascendis Pharma’s achondroplasia treatment, Transcon CNP, will be clinically tested across six sites in China.

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Ascendis Pharma has initiated a hunt for new patients for a phase II trial in China, according to the Clinical Trials database.

The study is looking for around 64 patients aged 2 to 10 years to evaluate the safety and tolerability of drug candidate Transcon CNP as a treatment for achondroplasia, also known as dwarfism.

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