Pfizer Loses and Altimmune Wins with New Ph2 Obesity Data

Two cardiometabolic-related news items have been observed: Pfizer announced topline results from the danuglipron (BID oral GLP-1RA) Ph2b clinical trial and disclosed it will not be advancing the formulation into Ph3 (view press release); and Altimmune announced positive topline results from the Ph2 MOMENTUM study evaluating pemvidutide for the treatment of obesity (view press release). Following the results, Altimmune’s stock increased ~18%. Below, FENIX provides highlights and insights for the respective news items, including thoughts on how the Ph2b danuglipron data may impact Pfizer’s decision not to advance BID danuglipron.

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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