Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (AUPH): EOP2 Meeting Results Were Better Than Could Have Been Hoped For - HC Wainwright

November 7, 2016 7:52 AM EST
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H.C. Wainwright analyst, Ed Arce, reiterated his Buy rating on Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: AUPH) noting the FDA intends to permit a single Phase 3 trial in support of a voclosporin NDA for LN.

The analyst views this as a major win for Aurinia, especially after much investor consternation over the number of deaths at the 6- month primary readout of the Phase 2b AURA-LV trial, the results of the end-of-Phase 2 (EOP2) meeting with the FDA (announced Nov. 2) not only fully validate the company's view of that study's robustly positive results, but also provide for some unexpected elements to the Phase 3 protocol that may have the effect of further mitigating the risk of achieving a positive pivotal readout.

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Shares of Aurinia Pharmaceuticals closed at $2.70 yesterday.



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