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  • In an SEC filing, Summit Therapeutics Inc SMMT said it would seek partners or divestiture of ridinilazole as the path forward for the clinical development of the asset. 
  • Ridinilazole is the company’s Phase 3 product candidate for Clostridioides difficile infection (C. diff. infection or CDI). 
  • As a result of this determination, the company will discontinue its only active study for ridinilazole, a pediatric clinical trial evaluating ridinilazole, for treating adolescent patients with CDI.
  • Related: Summit Therapeutics Mulls Additional Trial For Its Once Failed Infection Candidate.
  • As previously communicated, the company held a Type C meeting with the FDA, during which the FDA and Summit discussed a possible pathway to advance ridinilazole to achieve marketing authorization. 
  • This pathway would involve at least one additional registrational trial, for which Summit will seek a partner to perform.
  • Further, the company plans to present the data associated with ridinilazole’s Phase 3 clinical trial, Ri-CoDIFy, at IDWeek 2022 later this month.
  • Price Action: SMMT shares are trading higher by 2.06% at $1.23 on the last check Tuesday.

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