Phase III Trial of Enzastaurin for NHL Patients Initiated

July 1, 2006

Phase III Trial of Enzastaurin for NHL Patients Initiated

INDIANAPOLIS—Eli Lilly has initiated a randomized, placebo- controlled phase III trial of its experimental agent enzastaurin as maintenance therapy for patients with diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) who have achieved remission after first-line therapy. In early clinical studies, enzastaurin, an oral serinethreonine kinase inhibitor, showed promising activity in NHL.