Originally published Sept. 2.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – OncoMed Pharmaceuticals announced this week that the US Food and Drug Administration has lifted its partial clinical hold that was keeping the firm from enrolling patients in Phase I studies of the WNT pathway inhibitor vantictumab.

The FDA lifted the hold after reviewing OncoMed's plans to manage bone-related adverse events observed in these early stage studies. The company told PGx Reporter that it is currently not providing details of its altered clinical trial plan.

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