Gilead Sciences and Novo Nordisk Announce Intent to Initiate a Clinical Collaboration in NASH

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FOSTER CITY, Calif. & BAGSVÆRD, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) and Novo Nordisk A/S (NASDAQ Copenhagen: NOVO B) today announced that the companies intend to collaborate on a clinical trial combining compounds from their respective pipelines in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The intended clinical trial will be a proof of concept study combining Novo Nordisk’s semaglutide (GLP-1 analogue) and Gilead’s cilofexor (FXR agonist) and firsocostat (ACC inhibitor) fo http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190412005104/en/Gilead-Sciences-Novo-Nordisk-Announce-Intent-Initiate/?feedref=JjAwJuNHiystnCoBq_hl-WBlLQO14j4QZPTyX5CYOnwC4VjN53jumZRlnzhBoBxGrCOi9QzgjCezTS3Nw_X6kJUrpSBm-Hav1w-UkdSlG3ltkRSnqzf6ourQGu_UA28CzZCGORvG0LE20YOvo49uqw==