Scott Struthers, Crinetics Pharmaceuticals CEO

Cri­net­ics’ car­ci­noid syn­drome drug gears up for reg­is­tra­tional test af­ter PhII da­ta up­date

Cri­net­ics Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals of­fered new in­sight in­to its drug pal­tuso­tine in ad­dress­ing car­ci­noid syn­drome symp­toms, set­ting plans in mo­tion fur­ther for a reg­is­tra­tional tri­al to start by the end of the year.

The com­pa­ny’s Tues­day da­ta re­lease builds up­on what it tout­ed in De­cem­ber, when it said that its so­mato­statin re­cep­tor type 2 (SST2) ag­o­nist of­fered “sig­nif­i­cant re­duc­tions in fre­quen­cy and in­ten­si­ty” of flush­ing episodes and bow­el move­ments.

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