Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.
Written by Chuck Soder.
Juventas has started a new clinical trial to test whether the company’s gene therapy drug could be used to heal wounds that could cause someone to lose a leg. The Cleveland company has enrolled the first patient in the Phase II trial, which will treat people who suffer from wounds caused by advanced peripheral artery disease — a disease that restricts blood flow to the limbs, which causes pain and can sometimes lead to amputation.
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Originally published February 4, 2016.