Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) Stock: Leading The Biotech Sector Today

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Viking Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: VKTX) is the leader among biotechnology stocks today after the company released positive top-line data from a Phase 2 clinical study. The study was designed to assess VK2809, the company’s candidate for the treatment of NAFLD. NAFLD is a severe condition with serious unmet medical need, so the positive data is great news for investors. VKTX said that the trial met both its primary endpoint of reducing LDL-C and its secondary endpoint of reducing fat within the liver. The treatment was also shown to be safe and well-tolerated with no serious adverse events. Following the announcement

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