OCALA, Fla., May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AIM ImmunoTech Inc. (NYSE American: AIM) today announced that it has completed dosing of Cohort 3 in a Phase 1 clinical study to assess the safety, tolerability and biological activity of Ampligen as an intranasal therapy, reporting no serious adverse events.
This is consistent with results in the first two cohorts of the study and at escalating doses.The study protocol called for a total of 40 healthy subjects to receive repeated administration of either Ampligen or a placebo. Subjects in Cohort 1 received 75 μg of Ampligen, subjects in Cohort 2 received 200 μg of Ampligen and subjects in Cohort 3 received 500 μg. The study is already proceeding with Cohort 4, with subjects receiving 1250 μg.
The Centre for Human Drug Research (CHDR), an independent institute located in Leiden in the Netherlands, is conducting the Phase 1 clinical study AMP-COV-100 (CHDR2049), titled "A Phase I, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Activity of Repeated Intranasal Administration of Ampligen (Poly I:Poly C 12U) in Healthy Subjects." AIM is sponsoring and funding the clinical study.
About AIM ImmunoTech Inc.
AIM ImmunoTech Inc. is an immuno-pharma company focused on the research and development of therapeutics to treat multiple types of cancers, immune disorders, and viral diseases, including COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "PSLRA"). Words such as "may," "will," "expect," "plan," "anticipate" and similar expressions (as well as other words or expressions referencing future events or circumstances) are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Many of these forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Among other things, for those statements, the Company claims the protection of safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the PSLRA. The Company cannot assure that the CHDR study will be successful or continue to yield favorable data and trials are subject to many factors including lack of regulatory approval(s), lack of study drug, or a change in priorities at the institutions sponsoring other trials. Significant additional testing and trials will be required to determine whether Ampligen will be effective in the treatment of COVID-19 as an intranasal therapy or otherwise, and no assurance can be given that this will be the case. There is the potential for delays in clinical trial enrollment and reporting because of the COVID-19 medical emergency. We do not undertake to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof.
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