Make Informed Investment Decisions with Affordable Access to Experts

This project has been flagged by a community member as inappropriate due to reason below.*

Expert Interview

Slingshot members are talking to an expert! The topic is:

A look at therapies in development by Viking and Madrigal for NAFLD & NASH with a focus on VK2809 and MGL-3196

Ticker(s): VKTX, MDGL

Who's the expert?

Name: Dr Jonathan G. Stine - MD

Institution: Penn State

  • Transplant Hematologist & Assistant Professor Medicine, Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Penn State.
  • 60% clinical research largely focusing on NASH; hepatology group sees >750 patients with NAFLD/NASH a year of which he manages 25%. 
  • Lectures nationally on NASH and hi research in this field; and familiar with the MGL-3196 36 Week Data and VK2809.

Interview Goal
To dig-in to the following drugs in development for NASH/NAFLD including:
  • VK2809, a small molecule thyroid beta agonist in Phase 2 development for the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and hypercholesterolemia currently in development by Viking Therapeutics
  • MGL-3196, an orally administered, small-molecule, liver-directed, THR β-selective agonist currently in development by Madrigal Pharma.


Are You Interested In These Questions?

Slingshot Insights Explained

Expert research benefits investors by giving them timely access to unbiased real world perspectives on highly specialized topics. Slingshot Insights' crowdfunded model makes this access available at a fraction of the cost of other expert networks.

Reason

*Slingshot Insights provides access to information, not investment advice. We work to support you and facilitate access to experts; however we are not responsible for monitoring calls for the disclosure of MNPI. You should obtain financial, legal and tax advice from your qualified and licensed advisers before deciding to invest in any security.