078 – FDA Approves Rhythm’s Setmelanotide! Anavex’s MAJOR Upcoming Rare Disease Readout

Rhythm Pharmaceuticals gets FDA approval for Setmelanotide (IMCIVREE) for Chronic Weight Management in Patients with Obesity due to POMC, PCSK1 or LEPR Deficiency (Age 6 and older). The management team also gave pricing information, indicating $330/mg and blended pricing estimate of $290-300K/patient/year. The stock rose about 21% on this news and I discuss the implications and future catalysts. Anavex’s ANAVEX2-73 (Blarcamesine) is being investigated for Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and Rett Syndrome. I go through the latest data and catalysts that are approaching for the company. I also touch on $HEPA’s latest press releases.

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