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Intercytex Products page for ICX-TRC - hair regeneration update/changed today

ICX-TRC clinical and commercial development

Phase I clinical trials (safety) have been completed in seven volunteers at a single UK transplant centre. No safety issues have arisen and five out of seven patients have shown increased hair numbers.

The treatment phase of a Phase II trial, being conducted by Dr Bessam Farjo in Manchester, to optimise the delivery of the DP cells, has been completed.

In this study, hair counts were obtained by shaving and photographing a small section of scalp, injecting it and then applying a specialised image analysis system to provide a total hair count. All 19 subjects in the trial have now been treated using a range of injection and scalp pre-stimulation techniques; the first six subjects were injected without stimulation of the scalp. In the remaining 13 the resident hair producing (epithelial) cells were stimulated at the time of delivery of the DP cells.

11 subjects have now passed the 24-week time point since treatment and specialised image analysis at this time point showed:

· Of the group of six patients without stimulation of the scalp, three had an increased hair count and two had a reduced hair count; one has been lost to follow-up.

· Of the five subjects with pre-treatment scalp stimulation, all had increased hair count at 12 weeks and the three who were evaluable at 24 weeks all had an increased hair count at that time point.

These data are consistent with the earlier data reported last September and the hypothesis that new hair production is improved by pre-stimulation of the scalp, leading to an interaction between the injected cells and the resident hair producing cells.

24 week data on all subjects in the trial will be available in September 2008 and at the end of the trial, photographic data will be analysed from a much larger area of treated scalp on all subjects at 48 weeks.

See link
http://www.intercytex.com/icx/products/aesthetic/icxtrc/


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What I don’t understand is why do they have to wait till Sep 2008? They already siad the trial has been concluded. Why need 6 more months before they show us pictures?


#3

what’s new?


#4

» What I don’t understand is why do they have to wait till Sep 2008? They
» already siad the trial has been concluded. Why need 6 more months before
» they show us pictures?

6 months wasnt the bolsey agreement???.. this could change the perspective a bit.


#5

They didn’t even say they would show pictures in 6 months. They said they would show data in 6 months. I would be very surprised if they showed any pictures in 6 months. Hope I’m wrong.


#6

» They didn’t even say they would show pictures in 6 months.

what? They always said that the pics were published at the end of phase II

this for email (in 2007):

"There is no news yet because the earliest results won’t be available until later this year. There will be photos at the end of the trial – but not yet.

Kind regards

Katharine Harris
Corporate Communications"


#7

I was responding to the post above. Not to a random e-mail I knew nothing about. The above post I responded to says nothing about releasing any pictures in September. Only data. That’s what I was saying. As far as your e-mail, it’s not really an official source. I still doubt we will see any pictures in 6 months.


#8

» As far as
» your e-mail, it’s not really an official source. I still doubt we will
» see any pictures in 6 months.

feel free to think what u want about my email :stuck_out_tongue: i think later in 2008 wi will have pics about the phase II trial final results.


#9

» What I don’t understand is why do they have to wait till Sep 2008? They
» already siad the trial has been concluded. Why need 6 more months before
» they show us pictures?

Probably to drag out the process as long as possible.

Intercytex completed Phase I trials in May 2005, I think, but didn’t start Phase II until what, Sept. 2007. That’s 1.5 years between the end of one phase and the start of the next.


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» » What I don’t understand is why do they have to wait till Sep 2008? They
» » already siad the trial has been concluded. Why need 6 more months
» before
» » they show us pictures?
»
» Probably to drag out the process as long as possible.
»
» Intercytex completed Phase I trials in May 2005, I think, but didn’t start
» Phase II until what, Sept. 2007. That’s 1.5 years between the end of one
» phase and the start of the next.
»
» Sometimes I think Intercytex is dragging this out as long as possible so
» they can delay the truth from coming out to the market which will tank
» their stock.
»
» Or, should I say, tank their stock even more. It’s down well over 50%
» from its IPO price. It’s now down to 51p (pence?)

I still believe in their product. The robotics company would have never made an agreement for them to produce a product that would not work. Also, if it did not work, why would they make news releases about the possible commercialization in late 09 to 2010. It had to have shown some promise to make such an assumption. Most people are making too much speculation and getting worked up over nothing.