Viking Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of novel therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders. Its lead clinical program, VK5211, is an orally available, non-steroidal selective androgen receptor modulator in Phase II development for the treatment of patients recovering from non-elective hip fracture surgery; in Phase I clinical trials for improving lean body mass; and in pre-clinical trial for improving bone mineral density, bone mineral content, bone strength, and other measures. The company is also developing VK2809, an orally available, tissue and receptor-subtype selective agonist of the thyroid hormone receptor beta, which is in a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of patients with hypercholesterolemia and fatty liver disease; and in a Phase I clinical trial to treat patients who suffer from glycogen storage disease type Ia. In addition, it is developing VK0214 for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy, which is in pre-clinical stage. Viking Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in San Diego, California.
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (Viking) (NASDAQ: VKTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders, today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 single ascending dose…
Viking Therapeutics, Inc. ("Viking") (NASDAQ: VKTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders, today announced that the company will participate in four upcoming investor conferences.
Last week ended on a disappointing note for investors of NASH drug developer Viking Therapeutics (VKTX). Successive days in the red resulted in a cumulative share loss of 13%. The sell-off was instigated by two seemingly negative events.Firstly, Viking presented data from the Phase 2 study of VK2809
By David Bautz, PhD NASDAQ:VKTX READ THE FULL VKTX RESEARCH REPORT Business Update New Data Presented at EASL 2020 On August 28, 2020, Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) announced new data from the Phase 2 clinical trial of VK2809 in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and elevated low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol were presented at EASL 2020. The new results