Zynerba Pharmaceuticals announces top-line results from phase 2 STAR 1 trial of ZYN002 in adult epilepsy patients with focal seizures

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE), a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative transdermal pharmaceutically-produced cannabinoid treatments, today announced top-line results from its double-blind placebo controlled Phase 2 STAR 1 (Synthetic Transdermal Cannabidiol for the Treatment of Epilepsy) clinical trial evaluating ZYN002 (cannabidiol [CBD] gel) in adult epilepsy patients with focal seizures. ZYN002 did not demonstrate a statistically significant reduction of focal seizures during the treatment period compared to the baseline period for either the high or low dose cohorts compared to placebo.

“We are very disappointed that the STAR 1 trial did not meet its primary endpoint in this patient population,” said Armando Anido, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Zynerba. “We are continuing to evaluate this study and the ongoing STAR 2 open label study to determine next steps with ZYN002 in adult epilepsy patients with focal seizures. I’d like to thank...

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