Manuscript details patient outcomes through 24-month follow up visit
InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: NVIV) today announced the publication of a peer-reviewed manuscript in Neurosurgery describing the previously disclosed 12- and 24-month data from the Company's single-arm INSPIRE 1.0 Study (InVivo Study of Probable Benefit of the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ for Safety and Neurologic Recovery in Subjects with Complete Thoracic AIS A Spinal Cord Injury). The publication is titled “Acute Implantation of a Bioresorbable Polymer Scaffold in Patients with Complete Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury: 24-Month Follow-up from the INSPIRE Study.”
Richard Toselli, M.D., InVivo’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “In addition to the previous six-month publication covering INSPIRE 1.0 data in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, we are pleased to see the evaluation of patient outcomes through the 24-month follow up visit. We are encouraged that these data support further evaluation of the investigational Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ and its potential benefit to patients in the ongoing INSPIRE 2.0 Study.”
InVivo has officially closed the INSPIRE 1.0 study and recently completed enrollment into a second pivotal clinical study of the investigational Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ in patients with acute SCI (INSPIRE 2.0). InVivo anticipates presenting topline data from the INSPIRE 2.0 Study in first quarter of 2023. The INSPIRE 2.0 study is a 20-patient (10 subjects in each study arm), randomized, controlled trial that is designed to enhance the existing clinical evidence for the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ from the INSPIRE 1.0 study. For more information about the INSPIRE 2.0 clinical trial, please visit ClinicalTrials.gov.
The publication is now available electronically at this link.
About InVivo Therapeutics
InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. is a research and clinical-stage biomaterials and biotechnology company with a focus on treatment of spinal cord injuries. The company was founded in 2005 with proprietary technology co-invented by Robert Langer, Sc.D., Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Joseph P. Vacanti, M.D., who then was at Boston Children’s Hospital and who now is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. The publicly traded company is headquartered in Cambridge, MA. For more details, visit www.invivotherapeutics.com.
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