– Quarter marked by launch of Phase 2b study of Trappsol® Cyclo™ for the treatment of early Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) with patient enrollment and site activation now underway
– Building momentum with ongoing advancement of global pivotal study (TransportNPC™) evaluating Trappsol® Cyclo™ for Niemann-Pick Disease Type C1 (NPC1)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. –
Cyclo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYTH) (“Cyclo Therapeutics” or the “Company”), a clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to developing life-changing medicines through science and innovation for patients and families living with diseases, today reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2022 and highlighted recent achievements.
“We have continued to execute and make significant progress on our clinical programs evaluating Trappsol® Cyclo™ for the treatment of NPC and early Alzheimer’s disease. Over the past quarter, our team continued our global engagement within the NPC community by participating at conferences, which we believe are a key component of our mission, as we work to bring a safe and effective treatment option,” commented N. Scott Fine, CEO of Cyclo Therapeutics. “Importantly, we achieved a noteworthy milestone with the recent commencement of our Phase 2b study evaluating Trappsol® Cyclo™ for the treatment of early AD and are on track to commence patient dosing before year end. The dedication of our team and clinical sites is a testament to the potential of Trappsol® Cyclo™ and the urgent need for an innovative treatment option.”
Recent Corporate Highlights
- Announced the publication of Phase 1 data for Trappsol® Cyclo™ for the treatment of NPC in the official journal of the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, Molecular Genetics and Metabolism;
- Commenced its Phase 2b study of Trappsol® Cyclo™ for the treatment of early AD, targeting the reduction of amyloid beta and tau; and
- Attended the 2022 NPUK Annual Family Conference & Interactive Workshop on Niemann-Pick Disease with Caroline Hastings, M.D., Key Opinion Leader in NPC and Global Principal Investigator for the ongoing TransportNPC™ study, to connect with the global NPC community and discuss Trappsol® Cyclo™ and its clinical development program for the treatment of NPC.
Summary of Financial Results for Third Quarter 2022
Net loss for the quarter ended September 30, 2022 was approximately $4.2 million. Research and development expenses increased 55% to approximately $2.9 million for the three months ended September 30, 2022, from $1.8 million for the three months ended September 30, 2021. The increase in research and development expense in the more recent period was related to the timing of startup, site initiation and enrollment costs in our clinical programs. The Company expects research and development to further increase in 2022 as we continue to seek regulatory approval for the use of Trappsol® Cyclo™ in the treatment of NPC and Alzheimer’s disease.
The Company ended the quarter with approximately $4.3 million of cash.
About Cyclo Therapeutics
Cyclo Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to developing life-changing medicines through science and innovation for patients and families living with disease. The Company’s Trappsol® Cyclo™, an orphan drug designated product in the United States and Europe, is the subject of four formal clinical trials for Niemann-Pick Disease Type C, a rare and fatal genetic disease, (www.ClinicalTrials.gov NCT02939547, NCT02912793, NCT03893071 and NCT04860960). The Company is conducting a Phase 2b clinical trial using Trappsol® Cyclo™ intravenously in early Alzheimer’s disease (NCT05607615) based on encouraging data from an Expanded Access program for Alzheimer’s disease (NCT03624842). Additional indications for the active ingredient in Trappsol® Cyclo™ are in development. For additional information, visit the Company’s website: www.cyclotherapeutics.com.
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JTC Team, LLC