BrainCells Inc. Announces the Successful Completion of the Single Ascending Dose Study With BCI-838 and the Initiation of the Multiple Ascending Dose Study
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainCells Inc., a leading biotechnology company developing novel compounds for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, announced today that the Phase 1 single ascending dose (SAD) study of BCI-838 has been successfully completed and that the company has initiated the Phase 1 multiple ascending dose (MAD) study. The SAD study evaluated BCI-838 for safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and food effect in healthy male subjects. Single oral doses of BCI-838 up to 900 mg were administered and the drug was well tolerated. No serious adverse events were reported and all adverse events were mild in intensity, transient, and resolved without sequelae.