NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Cortexyme, Inc. («Cortexyme» or the «Company») (NASDAQ: CRTX). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.
The investigation concerns whether Cortexyme and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
On October 26, 2021, Cortexyme issued a press release «report[ing] top-line results from its Phase 2/3 GAIN Trial, a double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the efficacy of atuzaginstat (COR388), an investigational orally administered small-molecule that targets gingipain proteases from the bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis (P. gingivalis).» The press release reported, in relevant part, that the study had failed to meet statistical significance in its co-primary endpoints of improving cognitive and functional abilities in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
On this news, Cortexyme’s stock price plummeted $44.17, or 76.58% to close at $13.51 per share on October 27, 2021.
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Robert S. Willoughby
888-476-6529 ext. 7980
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