Acasti Pharma Provides Business Update for Second Quarter of Fiscal 2019

- November 14th, 2018

Acasti Pharma (NASDAQ:ACST,TSXV:ACST), a biopharmaceutical innovator focused on the research, development and commercialization of its prescription drug candidate CaPre® (omega-3 phospholipid) for the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia, today provided a business update and announced its operating and financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended September 30, 2018. As quoted in the press release: Jan D’Alvise, … Continued

Acasti Pharma (NASDAQ:ACST,TSXV:ACST), a biopharmaceutical innovator focused on the research, development and commercialization of its prescription drug candidate CaPre® (omega-3 phospholipid) for the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia, today provided a business update and announced its operating and financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended September 30, 2018.

As quoted in the press release:

Jan D’Alvise, president and CEO of Acasti Pharma, commented, “Following our recent capital raises in the U.S. and Canada, I am pleased to report as of November 1, we had over $52 million of cash on hand. Based on management’s current projections, we are now fully funded to complete our TRILOGY Phase 3 studies. This capital will also enable us to initiate work on our New Drug Application (NDA) assuming our Phase 3 is successful. It will also fund expanded business development activities, and allow us to initiate several important prelaunch marketing programs in the U.S.”

Acasti’s two TRILOGY Phase 3 studies remain on track to complete enrollment this year. As of October 31, 2018, TRILOGY had surpassed 90% enrollment with greater than >50% of patients randomized at more than 150 clinical sites across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The Company continues to project that the studies will be completed on schedule in the second half of calendar 2019, with topline results targeted to report before the end of calendar 2019.

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