Saturday, September 27, 2008

Targacept Starts Phase 2b Clinical Trial Of TC-5214 As Augmentation Treatment In Major Depressive Disorder

Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a new class of drugs known as NNR Therapeuticsâ„¢, today announced that it has initiated a Phase 2b clinical trial of TC-5214 as an augmentation therapy in subjects with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). TC-5214 is a broad spectrum neuronal nicotinic receptor (NNR) antagonist and represents a promising new mechanism in development for the treatment of MDD.

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