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NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTH), a patient-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced it has signed an agreement with NUVISAN, a European CRO/CDMO with topical manufacturing capabilities in Sophia-Antipolis, France, to manufacture clinical batches of HT-001 topical drug product for its upcoming CLEER-001 clinical trial for cancer patients. HT-001 is a novel topical therapy in development for treatment of cutaneous toxicities associated with Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) inhibitor cancer therapy.
NUVISAN group, our selected CRO/CDMO service provider, offers integrated solutions along the drug development value chain, from target identification to the proof of concept in patient with all supporting services (Chemistry, DMPK, GMP synthesis, formulation development, analytics, bioanalysis, clinical trial supplies and Phase 1 clinical studies). With its rich dermatological heritage, NUVISAN France specializes in innovative topical formulation development and GMP manufacturing.
"Having a manufacturing service provider like NUVISAN with unparalleled experience and quality in topical formulations really sets the upcoming CLEER-001 phase 2a clinical trial up for success," commented Robb Knie, CEO of Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. "We look forward to partnering with NUVISAN from clinical manufacturing of HT-001 and beyond to bring this much needed topical therapy to cancer patients receiving EGFR inhibitor therapy globally."
"NUVISAN is excited to work with such an inspiring biotech to accelerate the development of this innovative therapy. Hoth Therapeutics is aiming to improve the lives of cancer patients around the world and this is the kind of challenge that our highly skilled and experienced topical scientists like to take on." commented Pierre Diebolt, Managing Director of NUVISAN France.
The CLEER-001 clinical trial is a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 2a dose-ranging study to investigate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of topical HT-001 for the treatment of skin toxicities associated with EGFR inhibitors. The study is planned to include 14 clinical sites in the United States.
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 and 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/.
About NUVISAN Group
NUVISAN Group is a 1000+ employee CRO/CDMO (Contract Research Organization/Contract Development Manufacturing Organization) specialized in drug development. The company provides a wide range of services along the drug development value chain, from early hit identification to late stage clinical research with all supporting services (Medicinal Chemistry, DMPK, GMP synthesis, formulation development, analytical, bioanalysis, Phase 1 clinical trials, clinical trial supplies). Founded in 1979, its operations run at six different sites in Europe (Neu-Ulm-HQ, Berlin, Grafing, Gauting, Waltrop in Germany and Sophia-Antipolis in France). For more information, visit www.nuvisan.com.
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