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Amgen/Cytokinetics Phase III Heart Failure Data Are Below Expectations

Omecamtiv Met Primary, Missed Key Secondary Endpoints

Executive Summary

Analysts considered the Phase III GALACTIC-HF study of omecamtiv mecarbil a failure but some anticipated that detailed data to be presented next month could at least partially redeem the drug.

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