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ARCA Biopharma Announces Clinical Trial Agreement for GENETIC-AF Trial

ARCA biopharma (NASDAQ: ABIO) and Duke University's Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), the
world's largest academic clinical research organization (ARO), today
announced a new agreement under which ARCA and the DCRI will work
together to execute GENETIC-AF, a planned Phase 2B/3
genetically-targeted, comparative effectiveness clinical trial
evaluating Gencaro™ (bucindolol hydrochloride) as a potential treatment
for the prevention of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with heart
failure. Patient enrollment in GENETIC-AF is expected to begin in the
first quarter of 2014.

ARCA has identified common genetic variations that it believes predict
individual patient response to Gencaro, giving it the potential

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