Amarin (AMRN) to Present Data from Pivotal ANCHOR Phase 3 at ADA's 72nd Scientific Sessions

June 4, 2012 7:02 AM EDT
Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq: AMRN), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardiovascular disease, today announced that data from the AMR101 pivotal Phase 3 ANCHOR study will be presented in a poster at the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) 72nd Scientific Sessions at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 9, 2012.

The poster, titled "Effects of AMR101 on Lipid and Inflammatory Parameters in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus-2 (Type 2) and Residual Elevated Triglycerides (200-500 mg/dL) on Statin Therapy at LDL-C Goal: The ANCHOR Study," will present an analysis of the effect on lipid and inflammatory parameters in patients with diabetes from Amarin's Phase 3 ANCHOR study. The ANCHOR study, a multicenter, placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind, 12-week study, investigated AMR101 as a treatment for patients with high triglycerides (≥200 and <500 mg/dL) who were also on statin therapy for elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Of 702 total patients, 514 (73%) had diabetes mellitus-2.

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