VKTX

VK2809

NASH

Stage (next event)

Expected Date

Phase 2

TBD

Catalyst Info & Data Links

TITLE: VK2809 in NASH

  • ClinicalTrial.gov (NCT04173065): A Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of VK2809 for 52 Weeks in Subjects With Biopsy Proven NASH (VOYAGE)


WHAT IS THE CATALYST EVENT?

  • TBD


WHEN WILL THE EVENT (OR DID THE EVENT) OCCUR?

  • TBD


PRIOR DATA

 

PRESS RELEASES

MECHANISM OF ACTION/ RATIONALE

  • VK2809 belongs to a family of novel prodrugs which are cleaved in vivo to release potent thyromimetics. Selective activation of the TRß receptor in liver tissue is believed to favorably affect cholesterol and lipoprotein levels via multiple mechanisms (source). 

COMPETITORS

  • Ocaliva - Intercept Pharmaceuticals

  • Elafibranor - Genfit

MARKET

  • ~20 percent of people with NAFLD have NASH (learn more)

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