SARASOTA, Fla., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCPI), an emerging biotechnology company, today announced that the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA"), has notified the Company that the agency will provide comments on RCP's Investigational New Drug ("IND") application before granting the Company permission to start its clinical trial in the US.
Dr. Chris Chapman, RCP's President, commented, "We appreciate the agency's review and comments on our IND. When we receive the agency's official comments and/or recommendations, we will respond expeditiously. We look forward to moving this important product through the regulatory process."
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About Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new drugs, formulations and compounds that provide therapies for inflammatory conditions, clinical immunology, neurological disease and behavioral health. Additionally, through its subsidiary RCP Development, the Company is engaged in the manufacturing and sale of nutraceutical dietary supplements designed to promote maintenance of a healthy metabolism and lifestyle.
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