NEW YORK, Jan. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Verve Therapeutics, Inc. (“Verve” or the “Company”) VERV. Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.
The investigation concerns whether Verve and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
On October 31, 2022, Verve issued a press release “announc[ing] that preclinical data supporting VERVE-101 as a treatment for heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH), a genetic form of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), has been published in the American Heart Association’s peer-reviewed journal Circulation.” According to the preclinical data reported by the Company, VERVE-101 did not demonstrate significantly greater efficacy than statins, the traditional treatment for patients with high cholesterol.
On this news, Verve’s stock price fell $3.00 per share, or 7.37%, to close at $37.70 per share on October 31, 2022.
Then, on November 7, 2022, Verve announced that “the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has placed a hold on its IND application to conduct a clinical trial evaluating VERVE-101 in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) . . . in the United States.”
On this news, Verve’s stock price fell $9.54 per share, or 30.49%, to close at $21.75 per share on November 7, 2022.
Then, on December 5, 2022, Verve disclosed that the FDA had requested additional data to resolve the clinical hold.
On this news, Verve’s stock price fell $2.58 per share, or 10.75%, to close at $21.42 per share on December 5, 2022.
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Robert S. Willoughby
888-476-6529 ext. 7980