Tag: Cytokinetics (CYTK)

Novel Coronavirus: The Therapeutics

Prohost Letter #440 Coronavirus The Therapeutics Gilead’s Remdesivir Treating COVID-19 patients requires therapeutic products that can deal with moderate and severe persistent symptoms that are unwilling to ease or completely disappear after weeks of isolation, when following the distancing and wearing masks. The first product proven effective and safe to be granted FDA Emergency Use Approval (EUA) happens to be remdesivir from Gilead Sciences (
Cytokinetics’ heart failure drug omecamtiv mecarbil advancing into late phase trials

Cytokinetics’ heart failure drug omecamtiv mecarbil advancing into late phase trials

Cytokinetics’ (CYTK) investigational product omecamtiv mecarbil, the firm’s potential treatment for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, is advancing in a late phase clinical trial. Cytokinetics is conducting METEORIC-HF clinical trial, in collaboration with Amgen (AMGN), with funding and strategic support from Servier. The trial aims at evaluating the effect of omecamtiv mecarbil compared to placebo on exercise capacity as determined by cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in patients …
Prohost Letter #403 Part 2

Prohost Letter #403 Part 2

Prohost Letter #403 Part 2 Continued From Wednesday Instead of continuing yesterday article about Agenus, we decided to post it all so that the reader can find it in one place. Important changes and additions have been made especially under the headline “Near-­Term Priorities, Possibilities and Catalysts”, which are important to read. Learning More About AGENUS Since its inception, Agenus (AGEN), previously known as Antigenics, …
Cytokinetics Heart Failure Drug Worked

Cytokinetics Heart Failure Drug Worked

POSITIVE TOP-LINE RESULTS FROM A PHASE 2 TRIAL OF OMECAMTIV MECARBIL IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE Data Showed Statistically Significant Improvements in Several Pre-Specified Measures of Cardiac Function Amgen (AMGN) and Cytokinetics (CYTK): Data from the expansion phase of COSMIC-HF – a Phase 2 trial evaluating omecamtiv mecarbil in patients with chronic heart failure, showed statistically significant improvements in several measures of cardiac function, including systolic …