Ligand and Wyeth are in late-stage clinical trials on an experimental drug for osteoporosis, and Robinson said he expected Wyeth to submit an application to the FDA. Wyeth has stopped trying to develop a related compound as a cancer treatment. Two experimental contraceptives being developed with Wyeth have been put on hold. Other compounds using Ligand technology that are in mid-stage clinical testing include treatments for diabetes and clogged arteries being developed by Eli Lilly. Research on another diabetes drug has been set aside for now. In addition, GlaxoSmithKline is in mid-stage clinical trials on compounds for heart disease and insufficient blood platelets.