Lit­tle Capri­cor hits the brakes on a stem cell tri­al for Duchenne MD fol­low­ing an al­ler­gic re­ac­tion

The pen­ny stock play­er Capri­cor Ther­a­peu­tics $CAPR has stum­bled in­to an­oth­er pit­fall. 

The biotech not­ed that it has vol­un­tar­i­ly halt­ed a clin­i­cal tri­al of a stem cell ther­a­py they had hoped would tamp down on the dam­ag­ing in­flam­ma­tion as­so­ci­at­ed with Duchenne mus­cu­lar dy­s­tro­phy. The halt was called fol­low­ing a “se­vere al­ler­gic re­ac­tion” that oc­curred dur­ing in­fu­sion, ac­cord­ing to a fil­ing with the SEC.

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Durham, NC, USA