Sydney, November 24, 2015 - US-Australian drug discovery company, Novogen Limited (ASX:NRT: NASDAQ: NVGN), announced today that it has engaged Novotech as the Contract Research Organisation (CRO) to conduct its Phase 1 clinical study for the drug candidate, Cantrixil, which will commence in 2016.

This first-in-human study will investigate the safety and feasibility of Cantrixil administered via the intraperitoneal route for patients with refractory /recurrent peritoneal malignancies with malignant ascites.
According to Novogen’s Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Manager, Kimberley Lilischkis, PhD, the Cantrixil Phase 1 study will be weighted towards ovarian cancer patients with the selection of a gynecological oncology site.