How CART changed its horse
AtheroGenics Inc.'s CART-2 trial has gone through some evolutionary somersaults, and the company surprised everyone last week by disclosing preliminary rather than complete results. Nevertheless, the study adds one more piece of evidence that AGI-1067 reduces atherosclerotic plaque versus baseline. Most importantly, the interim data are comparable to data from recent atherosclerosis trials evaluating treatment methods such as statins.
The Phase IIb Canadian Antioxidant Restenosis Trial-2 (CART-2) was originally designed to evaluate