MR angio agent begins Phase II trials

Advanced Magnetics has begun the second phase of clinical testing on its MR angiography contrast agent. The product, called Code 7228, is the next technology scheduled for commercial development in the company's R&D pipeline. Early clinical data have

Advanced Magnetics has begun the second phase of clinical testing on its MR angiography contrast agent. The product, called Code 7228, is the next technology scheduled for commercial development in the company's R&D pipeline. Early clinical data have been encouraging, according to the company. Code 7228, a proprietary coated iron oxide compound, is being groomed for cardiovascular applications.