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Millendo May Restructure After Prader-Willi Drug Fails Pivotal Test

1 month ago   |   By Xconomy

Millendo Therapeutics is considering a corporate reorganization after its lead drug, an investigational treatment for a rare genetic condition characterized by unrelenting hunger, did not perform better than a placebo in a pivotal trial. The Ann Arbor, MI-based company said Monday that the drug, livoletide, did not meet the goal of the Phase 2b study evaluating it as a treatment for Prader-Willi syndrome. People with this condition -the most common genetic cause of life-threatening childhood obesity-have an insatiable appetite that leads to chronic overeating, or hyperphagia. Millendo...
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