Opposition representatives cannot immediately become reached for comment. The US says that a lot more than 190,000 people have been killed since the begin of Syria’s uprising against President Bashar Assad in March 2011. The revolt started with peaceful protests but escalated into an insurgency and set off a civil war after authorities forces waged a brutal crackdown on dissent. In the latest violence, Syrian government airstrikes killed some 50 people in the opposition-held town of Talbiseh this week in an apparent attempt to focus on a rebel commander, wednesday activists said.The endpoints of the first stage of this study were reached. The data showed ten of the 18 sufferers benefited from the treatment with resminostat. A minimum of five patients had a need to show a benefit in the first stage of the study design to be able to proceed to stage II. In the third one fourth, 4SC also progressed with preparations for a Phase I/II study of resminostat as a second-line therapy in colon cancer patients with K-ras mutations. This study is scheduled to start out before the end of 2010. 4SC also made progress in its various other oncology programmes through the third quarter.