Biotech billionaire Bob Duggan flies the white flag as Summit hunts a new owner, or partner, for sole clinical-stage effort
Bob Duggan’s Summit Therapeutics $SMMT is running out of moves for its sole clinical-stage candidate.
The biotech issued a terse statement in an SEC filing that it’s pulling the plug on the only active clinical trial for ridinilazole, which has been through a failed late-stage trial for C. difficile. A pediatric study is being curtailed as Summit says it decided a few days ago to either partner out the therapy or get a buyer — if they can find one.
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