NEW YORK, March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Cortexyme, Inc. ("Cortexyme" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CRTX). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.
The investigation concerns whether Cortexyme and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
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On February 15, 2021, Cortexyme announced receipt of "a letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating that a partial clinical hold has been placed on atuzaginstat (COR388) impacting the open-label extension (OLE) phase of the company's ongoing Phase 2/3 study, the GAIN Trial." Cortexyme advised that, as a result of the partial clinical hold, "no new participants will be enrolled in the OLE and currently enrolled OLE participants will be discontinued." According to the Company, "[t]he partial clinical hold was initiated following the review of hepatic adverse events in the atuzaginstat trial by the FDA."
On this news, Cortexyme's stock price fell $16.75 per share, or 35.29%, to close at $30.72 per share on February 16, 2021.
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Robert S. Willoughby
888-476-6529 ext. 7980
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