NORCROSS, Ga., July 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Galectin Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:GALT), the leading developer of therapeutics that target galectin proteins to treat fibrosis and cancer, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in cohort 1 of the Company's Phase 1B clinical trial evaluating GR-MD-02 in combination with ipilimumab (Yervoy®) in patients with metastatic melanoma. Providence Portland Medical Center's Earle A. Chiles Research Institute (EACRI), a leader in immunotherapy research and translational clinical trials in melanoma and other cancers, is conducting the study under principal investigator Brendan D. Curti, M.D.
Galectin Therapeutics Announces First Patient Dosed In Cohort 1 Of Phase 1B Clinical Trial Of GR-MD-02 In Combination With Ipilimumab In Metastatic Melanoma
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