Posts tagged NASDAQ:GALT
HCW upgrades Galectin to buy

H.C. Wainwright upgraded Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GALT) to “buy” from “neutral” and raised its price target to $3 from 60 cents, citing a more positive view of the therapeutic potential of the mechanism of galectin-3 inhibition. The stock closed at $1.98 on March 29.

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Galectin completes enrollment in Phase 2b trial ahead of schedule

Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GALT) has completed enrollment one month early in its NASH-CX Phase 2b trial with 162 subjects with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

The Phase 2b study is testing the company’s GR-MD-02 drug candidate and is being conducted with a primary endpoint of hepatic venous pressure gradient, which the FDA may view as an acceptable surrogate for outcomes for registration trials in this patient population. Top-line results are expected in December 2017.

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Galectin completes patient recruitment in NASH trial

Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GALT) has completed patient recruitment in its Phase 2 clinical trial with GR-MD-02 in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) with cirrhosis, the NASH-CX trial. The company expects to report the topline results of the trial in December 2017.

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Roth resumes coverage of Galectin Therapeutics

Roth Capital Partners resumed coverage of Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GALT) with a “buy” rating and $3 price target. The stock closed at $1.52 on Friday.

“In our opinion, Phase 1 data demonstrated Galectin’s GR-MD-02’s positive effect on NASH fibrosis biomarkers,” writes analyst Sa’ar Yaniv.

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Galectin appoints Dr. Marc Rubin as chairman

Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GALT) has announced the election of Dr. Marc Rubin as chairman, succeeding James Czirr, who helped found the company in 2000. Mr. Czirr will continue as a director.

Dr. Rubin is a leading bioscience industry executive with more than 25 years of senior management and board experience in the development and commercialization of pharmaceuticals. He has been serving as lead independent director of Galectin.

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