Posted by Friends of FSH Research on Mar 3, 2022
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fulcrum Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: FULC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on improving the lives of patients with genetically defined rare diseases, today announced its plans to initiate REACH, a Phase 3 clinical trial of losmapimod in people with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), in the second quarter of 2022. FSHD is a serious, rare, progressive and debilitating disease for which there are no approved treatments. It is characterized by fat infiltration of skeletal muscle leading to muscular atrophy involving the face, scapula and shoulders, upper arms, and abdomen. Impact on patients includes profound decreases in the ability to perform activities of daily living, loss of upper limb function, loss of mobility and independence, and chronic pain.
Fulcrum will be presenting at the 2022 Research Update Meeting, held online March 12, 2022. Register here to receive Zoom link.