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MMRC And Synta Pharma Begin Ganetespib Clinical Trial In Multiple Myeloma

Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (SNTA: Quote) and the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium or MMRC announced the start of a clinical trial evaluating ganetespib, a second generation Hsp90 inhibitor being developed by Synta Pharmaceuticals, as a single agent and in combination with the proteasome inhibitor bortezomib (VELCADE) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma.

The trial, made possible by the funding up to $1 million by the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF), will be conducted through the MMRC. The MMRC is a consortium of sixteen world-renowned academic institutions and community centers whose mission is to accelerate the development of novel and combination treatments for patients with multiple myeloma by promoting and facilitating collaborative research between industry and academia.

by RTT Staff Writer

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