NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Galapagos NV ("Galapagos" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GLPG). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at email@example.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.
The investigation concerns whether Galapagos and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
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On February 10, 2021, Galapagos and its development partner Gilead Sciences ("Gilead") issued a press release "announc[ing] the decision to halt the ISABELA Phase 3 clinical studies with the investigational autotaxin inhibitor ziritaxestat in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis." Galapagos and Gilead stated that "[t]he decision is based on the recommendations of the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) which, following a regular review of unblinded data, concluded that ziritaxestat's benefit-risk profile no longer supported continuing these studies."
On this news, Galapagos's stock price fell $19.41 per share, or 17.76%, to close at $89.90 per share on February 10, 2021.
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Robert S. Willoughby
888-476-6529 ext. 7980
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