Anthera sees 64% of its value wiped off as CF candidate flunks phase 3 test

BEN ADAMS | December 28, 2016

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Anthera saw its shares tank after hours as the biotech announced yet another failed study, this time for its late-stage trial for a GI candidate in cystic fibrosis patients. Its med, known as Sollpura, was in a phase 3 test for cystic fibrosis patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, an enzyme deficiency that hinders digestion, and was being tested on how well it can help CF patients absorb fat in a noninferiority trial.

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