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Apr 12, 2019
 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Gilead, Novo team up to combine NASH compounds

Editor's Note: This article was updated on Apr 12, 2019 at 1:38 PM PDT

A day after Gilead presented Phase II data at EASL for its cilofexor plus firsocostat combination to treat non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, the company partnered with Novo Nordisk to test the duo in combination with semaglutide in a clinical trial, totting up another combo partnership in the hot NASH field.

Dealmaking to create combinations has become a core component of pharmas’ strategies for NASH, because the consensus view is that no single therapy can control the multifactorial processes driving most patients’ disease (see "New Partners for NASH").

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