"Results to date support the continued investigation of NKTT120 as a potential treatment to reduce the painful and damaging inflammation associated with SCD," said Robert Mashal, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of NKT Therapeutics. "We are continuing enrollment into this dose escalation trial in order to determine the optimal dose for our planned Phase 2 studies."
About NKT Therapeutics
NKT Therapeutics, Inc. is a privately held biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics based on unique immune cells called natural killer T (NKT) cells. The company's mission is to use its expertise to develop a pipeline of first-in-class NKT-based therapeutics to treat sickle cell disease, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, and cancer. For more information on the company, please visit http://www.nktrx.com.
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