RYE, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Curemark, LLC announced today that the Blüm Study, its second Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of CM-AT in children aged 3-8 with autism, is fully enrolled.
“On behalf of the Curemark team, I would like to thank the Blüm Study families, our Investigators, and their teams for partnering with us on this important autism study,” said Dr. Joan Fallon, founder and CEO of Curemark. “We are also grateful to the many autism-focused organizations across the country, large and small, that have supported the Blüm Study. Autism is a significant unmet medical need and the completion of this Phase 3 study of CM-AT is an important step forward in the advancement of autism research. We look forward to completing the study and submitting our New Drug Application in 2018.”
The 14-week, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 3 study was conducted to determine if CM-AT may help improve core and non-core symptoms of autism. CM-AT, which has been granted Fast Track designation by FDA, is designed to enhance protein digestion thereby potentially restoring the pool of essential amino acids. Essential amino acids play a critical role in the expression of several genes important to neurological function and serve as precursors to key neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine.
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Curemark, LLC is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapies for the treatment of neurological disorders.
Curemark’s pipeline includes preclinical and clinical-stage programs for the treatment of autism, ADHD, addiction, schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease. For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.curemark.com or follow @curemark on Twitter.
This press release, as well as information about the Blüm Study located at www.blumstudy.com, includes forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding (i) the development of Curemark, LLC’s lead drug candidate, CM-AT, for autism, (ii) CM-AT’s potential to serve medical needs, (iii) the anticipated completion of the Blüm Study to evaluate CM-AT, (iv) the anticipated submission of a New Drug Application for CM-AT and (v) CM-AT’s mechanism of action. In some cases, forward-look statements can be identified by words such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “anticipate,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “seek,” “estimate,” “predict,” “potential,” the negative of such words, variations of such words and similar expressions, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words.
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