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Axcella Therapeutics (AXLA)
Axcella Reports FY2021 With Clinical Data Expected In 2H22
Axcella Health Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on treating complex diseases and improvinge health using endogenous metabolic modulator, or EMM, compositions. Its product candidates are comprised of multiple EMMs that are engineered in distinct combinations and ratios to simultaneously impact multiple biological pathways. The company's pipeline includes two lead therapeutic candidates:, AXA1665 for the reduction in risk of recurrent overt hepatic encephalopathy (OHE) , and AXA1125 for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
Robert LeBoyer, Vice President, Research Analyst, Life Sciences, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Financial Results Reported for 4Q and FY2021. Axcella Reported a 4Q21 loss of $17.9 million or $(0.46) per share, bringing the full year loss to $64.6 million or $(1.70) per share. Clinical trial enrollment is progressing as expected, with data announcements expected in 2H22. The company reported cash of $55.0 million on December 31, excluding the registered direct offering of $25.0 million completed in March 2022.
Long COVID Phase 2a Trial Has Begun Axcella has begun enrolling patients in a Phase 2a trial designed to test AXA1125 on Long COVID symptoms of fatigue and muscle weakness. This double-blind placebo-controlled trial treats patients with either AXA1125 or placebo for 28 days. It has a target enrollment of 40 patients, with endpoints including measures of muscle recovery time after exertion ...
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