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vTv Therapeutics Announces Paul Sekhri as new President and Chief Executive Officer
Paul joins vTv as it sets to launch Phase 3 pivotal studies for its most advanced product, TTP399, which was granted Breakthrough Therapy designation by the
Positive results from the Phase 2 study showed treatment with TTP399 resulted in a statistically significant improvement in HbA1c relative to placebo and a clinically meaningful 40% decrease in the frequency of severe and symptomatic hypoglycemia.
Last month, vTv announced a
"While I’ve served in the Interim CEO role for the past four months, we diligently searched for the right candidate to steer the company through this final stage of TTP399 development and are highly confident that Paul is the right person for the role," said Rich Nelson. "We are thrilled to have Paul join vTv at this very exciting time in the company’s lifecycle as we actively engage in activities in preparation of the initiation of our Phase 3 trials and continue to have positive discussions with institutions in the biotech community about further investment in vTv. Paul brings extensive experience as CEO of several prominent healthcare companies and has strong ties to the biotech investment community. We are very excited to have Paul on board and I look forward to continuing to support vTv in my new role and to support Paul in his.”
"During my long career as a biotechnology executive, I have been attracted to truly novel therapeutic approaches that address serious medical challenges and/or improve patient care," said
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