LAPLACE-TIMI 57 will assess whether 12 weeks of therapy with a novel injectable monoclonal antibody against PCSK9, given on a background of statin therapy, will be safe and to what degree it will reduce LDL-cholesterol in hypercholesterolemic subjects.


Key Study Publications

Giugliano RP, Desai NR, Kohli P, Rogers WJ, Somaratne R, Huang F, Liu T, Mohanavelu S, Hoffman EB, McDonald ST, Abrahamsen TE, Wasserman SM, Scott R, Sabatine MS. Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of a monoclonal antibody to proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 in combination with a statin in patients with hypercholesterolaemia (LAPLACE-TIMI 57): a randomised, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging, phase 2 study. Lancet. 2012;380:2007-2017. Abstract