Who needs primary endpoints anyway? Aerie touts silver linings from failed PhIIb, plots PhIII in dry eye disease
Aerie’s dry eye disease drug may not have met the primary endpoints it’s chosen for a Phase IIb study, but that’s not stopping the biotech from powering through Phase III — and steering toward a field with plenty of rivals.
“While we did not achieve statistical significance at our pre-determined primary endpoints at Day 28, as a reminder, this is a Phase 2b study where selecting primary endpoints are not required,” CEO Vicente Anido said in a statement.
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