Bayer

Bayer will present a range of new clinical data at the American College of Cardiology’s 71st Annual Scientific Session (ACC.22), being held April 2-4, 2022, in Washington, D.C. Data from KERENDIA® (finerenone), a first-in-class nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist (MRA)1 and asundexian, an investigational oral Factor XIa inhibitor2 will be presented at the meeting. These data highlight Bayer’s ongoing commitment to patients with cardiovascular (CV) and kidney diseases.

The United States Food and Drug Administration approved Bayer’s Kerendia (finerenone), a first-in-class nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist indicated to reduce the risk of sustained eGFR decline, kidney failure, cardiovascular death, non-fatal myocardial infarction and hospitalization for heart failure in adult patients with chronic kidney disease associated with type 2 diabetes.

Tokyo-based Daiichi Sankyo’s ESAX-DN Phase III trial of esaxerenone met the primary endpoint in diabetic nephropathy.

Bayer will move a new heart failure drug into final-stage testing this year, boosting its ambitions in cardiovascular medicine, after the experimental medicine proved better than an older rival in a mid-stage trial. Having done well with recently launched drugs like stroke prevention pill Xarelto and eye treatment Eylea, the German group is eager to […]