Jardiance EMPERIAL Studies Fail to Show HF Symptom Improvement

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly announced that the Jardiance EMPERIAL-Preserved and EMPERIAL-Reduced trials failed to meet the respective primary endpoints. Recall, these trials evaluated the impact of Jardiance on the 6-minute walk test in T2DM and non-T2DM patients with HFpEF and HFrEF. Below, FENIX provides thoughts on the failed EMPERIAL studies in the context of BI/Lilly’s ongoing EMPEROR HF outcomes studies as well as readthrough to AstraZeneca, Janssen, and Lexicon.

About The Author

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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