NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Class–Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized stockholder rights law firm, is investigating potential claims against Cortexyme, Inc. (“Cortexyme” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CRTX) on behalf of Cortexyme stockholders. Our investigation concerns whether Cortexyme has violated the federal securities laws and/or engaged in other unlawful business practices.
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On October 26, 2021, Cortexyme issued a press release “report[ing] top-line results from its Phase 2/3 GAIN Trial, a double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the efficacy of atuzaginstat (COR388), an investigational orally administered small-molecule that targets gingipain proteases from the bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis (P. gingivalis).” The press release reported, in relevant part, that the study had failed to meet statistical significance in its co-primary endpoints of improving cognitive and functional abilities in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease. On this news, Cortexyme’s stock price fell $44.17 per share, or 76.58%, to close at $13.51 per share on October 27, 2021. Then, on January 26, 2022, Cortexyme disclosed receipt of a letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) advising that the FDA had “plac[ed] a full clinical hold on atuzaginstat’s (COR388) Investigational New Drug application (IND 134303).”
On this news, Cortexyme’s stock price fell $2.85 per share, or 31.46% to close at $6.21 per share on January 26, 2022.
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