Neurocrine Blames Sub-Par Dosing For Ingrezza Study Failure
Neurocrine's stock fell 9% on May 24 after the company said a closely-watched Phase II study for Ingrezza in pediatric Tourette's syndrome failed, but blamed a sub-therapeutic dose for the disappointing results. Most analysts gave the prospects for a higher dose study the benefit of the doubt.
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