Encouraging results from Viking Therapeutics’ lead Nash project have prompted the company to ask how low it can go.
High-profile presentations from the likes of Intercept and Alnylam remain under wraps before Europe’s biggest liver disease conference next month, but the early abstract…
Intercept’s Regenerate trial in Nash, one of the hottest clinical readouts of 2019, is technically a success, but toxicity casts a long shadow.
The failure of the Stellar-4 study of selonsertib is a big blow for Gilead, but has not dented enthusiasm for other Nash players.
Albireo is taking aim at yet another Nash target, but Shire and Glaxosmithkline have already ditched projects with similar mechanisms.
Viking’s VK2809 looks at least as good as Madrigal’s MGL-3196 in liver disease – but investors should be careful of making comparisons.
Trailing the leaders in amyloidosis and Nash, the respective small caps Eidos and Conatus look to mid-stage trial readouts to demonstrate their relevance.
Positive phase II data delight investors, but Madrigal Pharmaceuticals leads in the race to market.
It’s time for Viking, a Nash player that has climbed in tandem with one of its biotech peers, to prove itself.