Lilly Partners with Verve Therapeutics for Lp(a) Gene Editing Program; Zucara Receives Funding from JDRF

Two cardiometabolic-related news items have been observed: Verve Therapeutics announced a partnership with Lilly to advance Verve’s gene editing program targeting Lp(a) for the treatment of ASCVD, ischemic stroke, thrombosis, and aortic stenosis (view press release); and Zucara Therapeutics announced it received $2M in funding from JDRF for its ZONE study, a Ph2 trial evaluating ZT-01 to reduce nocturnal hypoglycemia events in T1DM patients (view press release). Below, FENIX provides context and insight on the respective news items, including brief thoughts on the Verve partnership.

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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