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Merck (MRK +0.5%) gives a ray hope to its dwindling pipeline, after saying that Phase 2b studies...

Merck (MRK +0.5%) gives a ray hope to its dwindling pipeline, after saying that Phase 2b studies of MK-3102, its investigational once-weekly treatment for Type 2 diabetes , significantly lowered blood sugar when compared with a placebo. The pharmaceutical giant presented the data at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Berlin, noting the results were very encouraging and it plans to begin Phase 3 studies very soon.
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  • biochemist
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    The MRK pipeline is not "dwindling" at this point. The news on MK-3102 (once daily DPP-4 inhibitor) is just the latest in a string of good news for MRK, including the early end to the odanacatib outcomes study for "robust efficacy".

     

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