DAPA-CKD Stopped Early for Overwhelming Efficacy

AstraZeneca announced that an independent data monitoring committee (DMC) has recommended stopping the DAPA-CKD study early due to overwhelming efficacy. According to CT.gov, the early trial closeout is ~8 months ahead of the full trial completion date (initially scheduled to complete in November 2020). Below, FENIX provides thoughts on DAPA-CKD in the context of Janssen’s CREDENCE, which was also stopped early, as well as potential read through to BI/Lilly and Lexicon.

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Matthew Maryniak

President of Fenix Group International

Matthew has been a thought leader in the high-growth therapeutic areas of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine since 2006, making regular attendance at large and small CV/met scientific meetings and an architect of novel methods for assessing market opportunities. He has over a decade of experience in leading CV/met consulting engagements, is a published author in PM360 and Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, and has been quoted in The Pink Sheet on anti-thrombotics.

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