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NEW YORK, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTH), a patient focused biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has engaged Worldwide Clinical Trials ("Worldwide"), a full-service Contract Research Organization ("CRO") for its upcoming Phase 2a dose ranging clinical trial of HT-001 for treatment of cutaneous toxicities associated with EGFR inhibitor therapy for cancer patients.
Worldwide is a midsized, full-service, global CRO founded by physicians committed to advancing medical science. From early phase and bioanalytical sciences through late phase, post-approval, and real-world evidence, the company offers expertise in oncology, neuroscience, cardiovascular, metabolic disease, and rare diseases. Worldwide manages clinical trials in more than 60 countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Russia, and Asia Pacific.
"We are excited to bring on a high-caliber partner in Worldwide, which has extensive expertise in managing clinical studies to the highest of standards, as the CRO for Hoth's upcoming Phase 2a HT-001 clinical trial for cancer patients," commented Robb Knie, CEO of Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. "Engaging Worldwide is one of the key pieces of our preparation towards IND submission to FDA. We believe that with Worldwide's deep clinical experience, and through our achievements in drug development, we are optimally positioned for our upcoming Phase 2a clinical trial."
Worldwide Clinical Trials' President and COO, Peter Benton, said, "From the beginning, the relationship between Hoth Therapeutics and Worldwide has exemplified state-of-the-art strategic program development. I speak on behalf of the scientific, medical and operational experts at Worldwide who express our personal and professional commitment to the success of Hoth's innovative clinical development program seeking to address the significant unmet clinical need represented by cutaneous disorders associated with EGFR inhibitors."
Hoth's Phase 2a dose ranging clinical trial will investigate the efficacy and safety of varying dose strengths of HT-001 in comparison to placebo for treatment of cutaneous disorders (skin, nails, and scalp) associated with EGFR inhibitor therapy. The study will be conducted in cancer patients receiving EGFR inhibitors, inclusive of both small molecule and biologic drug classes.
About Hoth Therapeutics, Inc.
Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new generation therapies for unmet medical needs. Hoth's pipeline development is focused to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from indications including atopic dermatitis, skin toxicities associated with cancer therapy, chronic wounds, psoriasis, asthma, acne, mast-cell derived cancers & anaphylaxis and pneumonia. Hoth has also entered into two different agreements to further the development of two therapeutic prospects to prevent or treat COVID-19. To learn more, please visit https://ir.hoththerapeutics.com/.
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