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Ventrus Could Start Pivotal Trial For Rx Hemorrhoid Therapy Mid-Year

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

Executive Summary

Ventrus Biosciences Inc. is ready to take its lead candidate iferanserin, a novel compound aimed at arresting hemorrhoid symptoms rather than soothing them, into Phase III studies after the micro-cap biotech's late-December initial public offering brought in $20 million to support the program.

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