Appendix 4C - Quarterly Cashflow report
30 April 2012
Melbourne, Australia: Starpharma Holdings Limited (ASX: SPL; OCTQX: SPHRY) today released its Appendix 4C - Quarterly Cashflow report for the period ended 31 March 2012.
The cash balance at 31 March 2012 was $46.6m. Total operating and investing cash outflow for the quarter was $2.2m.
Announcements during the quarter included:
- Receipt of final written agreement from the FDA on the design of the phase 3 clinical studies of VivaGel® for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV) under the FDA’s Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) scheme. The SPA is a binding declaration from the FDA that the proposed trial design, clinical endpoints and statistical analyses are acceptable for FDA approval once successfully completed.
- Commencement of the phase 3 VivaGel® program for treatment of BV, which is being conducted in parallel with a phase 2 BV prevention of recurrence program.
- Release of animal data demonstrating that Starpharma’s dendrimer-docetaxel formulation was significantly more effective than leading cancer drug docetaxel (Taxotere®) in a breast cancer model.
- The appointment of Peter Turvey, former CSL Executive Vice President Licensing, as a Non-Executive Director.
The phase 3 BV treatment trials are expected to be completed by the end of 2012. The Company is in a strong cash position to be able to complete these activities in parallel with continuing to develop the range of product opportunities arising from its drug delivery and agrochemicals programs.
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