Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc Summary: According to the law firm press release, the complaint alleges that defendants mislead investors about the timing and success of Keryx's clinical trial that tested whether the drug perifosine was effective in treating late stage colorectal cancer.
On April 2, 2012, Keryx announced the top-line data from the perifosine X-PECT Phase 3 Clinical Trial. The Company revealed that the trial for refractory advanced colorectal cancer did not meet the primary endpoint of improving overall patient survival versus capecitabine and a placebo. On this disappointing news, Keryx share price plummeted from $4.98 on March 30, 2012 to $1.74 on April 2, 2012 - a decline of roughly 65%.
SIC Code: 2834
Industry: Biotechnology & Drugs
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