New data from TWILIGHT – a Phase IV independent trial funded by AstraZeneca – showed that in patients at high-bleeding risk who underwent PCI and completed three months of dual antiplatelet therapy, Brilinta monotherapy (90 mg twice daily) reduced the risk of BARC (Bleeding Academic Research Consortium) type 2, 3 or 5 bleeding compared to Brilinta plus low-dose aspirin after 12 months.

PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals’ antiplatelet drug PB2452 received Breakthrough Therapy designation from the U.S. FDA.