Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : NEUKF

Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc.

April 20, 2011 09:01 ET

Neurokine Selects Clinical Trial Sites for Its NK-001 Phase II Study

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 20, 2011) - Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB:NEUKF) is pleased to announce the selection of the sites for its Phase II NK-001 clinical trials. Based on the report on the pre-study feasibility inspection conducted by the Clinical Investigations Group contracted by Neurokine, the following sites were chosen:

Central Military University Hospital, Bucharest, Romania

University Multiprofile Hospital for Active Treatement and Cardiac Surgery, Vama, Bulgaria

University Multiprofile Hospital for Active Treatment in Neurology and Psychiatry, Sofia, Bulgaria

University National Heart Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria

University Hospital for Active Treatment and Cardiac Surgery, Sofia, Bulgaria

All the sites were inspected by the Clinical Investigations Group and were found to have the qualified investigators and staff as well as sufficient clinical and regulatory expertise to conduct the NK-001 Phase II studies. With the completion of the site selection process the company expects to finalize all necessary documentation for submission to European authorities for study protocol approval in the next few weeks.

About Neurokine

Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc. focuses on development of new use for existing marketed products for diseases mediated by acute and chronic inflammatory reactions. The company is developing proprietary encapsulation technology to allow better blood brain barrier penetration to initiate or enhance therapeutic effects of anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

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Contact Information

  • Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Ahmad Doroudian, Ph.D.
    President and CEO
    (604) 805-7783