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Vical to Discontinue Clinical Development of VL-2397 as it Considers Near Term Strategic Alternatives

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vical Incorporated (Nasdaq:VICL) today announced that it has decided to discontinue the Phase 2 clinical trial of VL‑2397 that was initiated in the first quarter of 2018. The decision was based on the Company’s decision to conserve its cash resources while it pursues its strategic alternative review process, as well as low patient accrual rates. The Phase 2 clinical trial was evaluating VL-2397 as a potential first-line treatment for invasive aspergillosis in immunocompromised adults with acute leukemia or recipients of an allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 17:45