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Otonomy and AGTC Present Preclinical Results for GJB2 Gene Therapy Hearing Loss Program

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — Otonomy, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative therapeutics for neurotology, today announced preclinical results from the company’s gene therapy collaboration with Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC) that support the selection of a product candidate for development as a treatment for gap junction beta-2 (GJB2) deficiency, the most…

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Otonomy Initiates Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of OTO-313 for Tinnitus

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — Otonomy has announced the initiation of a Phase 1/2 clinical trial of OTO-313 in patients with tinnitus. The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 1/2 study will include an initial safety cohort followed by an exploratory efficacy study that will enroll approximately 50 patients with subjective tinnitus. OTO-313 is said to be a…

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After Disappointing Results on Phase 3 Trial of Meniere’s Drug, Otonomy Lays off Staff, Suspends Further Trials in 2017

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — Following disappointing AVERTS-1 Phase 3 trial results of OTIVIDEX in Ménière’s disease patients, Otonomy, Inc., a US-based biopharmaceutical firm, announced that the company is laying off one-third of its noncommercial staff and will not initiate any further clinical trials through the end of 2017.  With the announcement, the timing for initiation…

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Otonomy Enrolling Patients in Phase 2 Clinical Trial of OTO-104, to Prevent Cisplatin-Induced Hearing Loss

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — Otonomy, Inc., a US-based biopharmaceutical firm, announced the enrollment of its first patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating OTO-104 for prevention of hearing loss in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy with platinum-based agents, such as cisplatin. This multicenter trial is designed to evaluate the feasibility, safety and efficacy of OTO-104,…

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FDA Fast Tracks Tinnitus Drug; Meniere’s Drug Completes Year-Long Safety Trial

ZUG, SWITZERLAND — Biopharmaceutical company Auris Medical Holdings announced late last month that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Fast Track designation to its investigational drug, KeyzilenTM (AM-101).  Keyzilen is esketamine gel for intratympanic injection, intended for acute peripheral tinnitus following cochlear injury or otitis media in adults.  The Fast Track designation by the FDA of an…

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