Lipocine Ph2 Obesity Results; 89bio Enters Manufacturing Partnership

Two cardiometabolic-related news items have been observed: Lipocine announced results from a Ph2 trial evaluating LPCN 2401, an oral combination of α-tocopherol and anabolic androgen receptor agonist, in obese/overweight participants (view press release); and 89bio entered a collaboration with BiBo Biopharma Engineering to build a production facility in China to manufacture a commercial supply of pegozafermin (view 8-K SEC filing). Below, FENIX provides highlights and insights into the respective items, including thoughts on the risk 89bio is taking since pegozafermin has not yet completed clinical development.

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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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