Mereo BioPharma
London, United Kingdom

Mereo BioPharma develops and commercialises innovative therapeutics addressing rare diseases. It also has specialty pharmaceutical products that it will partner. The assets are acquired or licensed in at clinical stages from large pharmaceutical companies. The portfolio consists of six compounds that are in clinical development.

Investment Perspective

Mereo BioPharma has reported encouraging interim results from BPS-804’s Phase IIb trial in osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). Interim data from the open label arm of the 112-patient ASTEROID study showed a 1.4% improvement over baseline in the primary endpoint at three months and a 3.2% improvement at six months. The secondary endpoint showed a 3.5% improvement at six months. Clearly the sample size in this study arm is small (11 and 12 patients), but these data suggest the 12 month results (expected in Q419) should show further improvement. Importantly, no cardiac safety signals were noted. We value Mereo BioPharma at 506p/share or $25.59/ADS.

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Encouraging interim BPS-804 data in OI
Update | 31 May 2019
Focus shifts back to imminent data
Update | 08 May 2019
Path cleared for partnering of acumapimod (BCT-197)
Lighthouse | 16 Apr 2019

Recent News

Successful Type B Meeting with U.S. FDA
15 Jul 2019
Conversion of loan note and issue of equity
21 Jun 2019
Update on etigilimab TIGIT partnership
13 Jun 2019
Positive early 6-month data for BPS-804 (setrusumab) in OI
30 May 2019