BioXcel stock craters after disclosure of investigator's falsified safety report in Alzheimer's study
BioXcel touted data Thursday morning claiming that Igalmi, its drug for agitation episodes, succeeded in a pivotal trial with Alzheimer’s patients, reducing a composite of symptoms such as poor impulse control and hostility.
But the biotech made only a brief and opaque mention in its press release that a principal investigator on the study was cited by the FDA for a number of bad practices, including fabricating an email around reporting a participant’s serious medical event. The New Haven, CT-based company buried the full details at the bottom of an SEC filing.
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