EyePoint Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Highlights Recent Corporate Developments
Positive 30-Day Safety Data Reported for EYP-1901 DAVIO study for the potential treatment of wet AMD; study remains on track for initial readout in Q4 2021
Net product revenues of
Management to host a conference call and webcast today at 8:30 AM ET
“We made significant progress in Q2 with our Phase 1 DAVIO trial for EYP-1901 and we substantially grew our net product revenue to
July 2021, the Company reported positive 30-day safety results for all cohorts from the DAVIO trial of EYP-1901 for wet-AMD. The DAVIO clinical trial of EYP-1901 enrolled 17 wet AMD patients across three dose cohorts. Key safety observations through at least 30-Day post-dosing follow-up for all patients include no serious adverse events (SAEs), ocular or systemic, no reported adverse events (AEs) related to significant intraocular inflammation, best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) reduction, or elevation of intraocular pressure, and no events of endophthalmitis, retinal detachment, or migration into the anterior chamber.
May 2021, the Company completed patient enrollment of its Phase 1 clinical trial of EYP-1901 as a potential twice-yearly sustained delivery anti-VEGF treatment targeting wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD). The ongoing Phase 1 DAVIO trial for EYP-1901 is an open-label twelve-month dose escalation trial examining wet AMD patients who were responsive to previous anti-VEGF therapies. The primary endpoint of the trial is safety and key secondary endpoints are changes in best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) and central subfield thickness.
- DEXYCU was presented in three separate oral presentations, one poster session and a video symposium at the
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery(ASCRS) Annual Meeting.
August 2021, the Company announced the establishment of its Executive Scientific Advisory Boardwith prestigious members made up of some of the leading retinal surgeons in the world and chaired by Dr. Carl RegilloMD, FACS, Chief of the Retina Service at Wills Eye Hospital. Other members of the Board include Drs. Sophie J. Bakri, MD, Mayo Clinic, Caroline R. Baumal, MD, Tufts Medical Center, David S. Boyer, MD, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Glenn J. Jaffe, MD, Duke University, Rishi Singh, MD, Cleveland Clinic, and Charles C. Wykoff, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College.
July 2021, the Company announced a new Category III CPT Code for the injection of medicines, like DEXYCU®, approved by the American Medical Association. The code, OX78T, becomes effective January, 1, 2022, providing an opportunity for an additional reimbursement pathway for the administration of DEXYCU in addition to the pass-through payment.
July 2021, DEXYCU received a preliminary nine-month extension to its pass-through payment status, as referenced in the draft 2022 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System(HOPPS) rules. The draft rules are subject to a public comment period prior to the issuance of the final HOPPSrules, anticipated in November 2021. If granted, the pass-through reimbursement period for DEXYCU will extend to December 31, 2022.
June 2021, the Company was added to the small-cap Russell 2000® Index and the broad-market Russell 3000® Index.
Commercial Performance in Second Quarter 2021
- Net product revenue for YUTIQ and DEXYCU was
$4.1million and $4.6 million, respectively.
- Customer demand of approximately 540 units of YUTIQ and approximately 10,900 units for DEXYCU, an increase of 26% and 404%, respectively from Q2 2020.
Review of Results for the Second Quarter ended
For the quarter ended
Net revenue from royalties and collaborations for the quarter ended June 30, 2021 totaled $0.3 million compared to $0.4 million in the corresponding period in 2020.
Operating expenses for the quarter ended June 30, 2021 totaled $20.0 million versus $15.3 million in the prior year period. This increase was primarily due to a
Cash and cash equivalents at June 30, 2021 totaled $127.6 million compared to $44.9 million at December 31, 2020.
We expect the cash on hand at
Conference Call Information
EyePoint will host a conference call today, at 8:30 AM ET to discuss the results for the second quarter ended
EYP-1901 is a potential twice-yearly sustained delivery intravitreal anti-VEGF treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration. EYP-1901 leverages a bioerodible formulation of EyePoint’s proprietary Durasert® sustained release technology with vorolanib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Vorolanib provided clear efficacy signals in two prior human trials in wet AMD as an orally delivered therapy with no significant ocular adverse events. EYP-1901 is currently in a Phase 1 clinical trial initially targeting treatment of wet AMD, with the potential for additional indications in diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion.
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CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(In thousands, except per share data)
|CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS|
|(In thousands, except per share data)|
|Three Months Ended||Six Months Ended|
|Product sales, net||$||8,738||$||3,706||$||15,540||$||8,393|
|License and collaboration agreement||94||35||435||2,055|
|Cost of sales, excluding amortization of acquired intangible assets||1,929||502||3,319||1,482|
|Research and development||5,605||3,276||11,084||8,129|
|Sales and marketing||6,659||6,089||12,318||14,214|
|General and administrative||5,184||4,792||10,299||9,152|
|Amortization of acquired intangible assets||615||615||1,230||1,230|
|Total operating expenses||19,992||15,274||38,250||34,207|
|Loss from operations||(10,979||)||(11,152||)||(21,914||)||(22,596||)|
|Other income (expense):|
|Interest and other income, net||280||8||281||62|
|Gain on extinguishment of debt||2,065||—||2,065||—|
|Total other income (expense), net||969||(1,798||)||(376||)||(3,528||)|
|Net loss per common share - basic and diluted||$||(0.35||)||$||(1.04||)||$||(0.83||)||$||(2.17||)|
|Weighted average common shares outstanding - basic and diluted||28,744||12,477||26,750||12,015|
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
|CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||127,630||$||44,909|
|Accounts and other receivables, net||15,111||9,453|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||3,704||3,419|
|Total current assets||151,826||63,118|
|Operating lease right-of-use assets||2,353||2,610|
|Intangible assets, net||23,979||25,209|
|Liabilities and stockholders' equity|
|Accounts payable and accrued expenses||$||14,535||$||13,256|
|Other current liabilities||707||687|
|Total current liabilities||16,250||14,888|
|Deferred revenue - noncurrent||15,132||15,616|
|Operating lease liabilities - noncurrent||2,013||2,330|
|Other long-term liabilities||2,328||2,365|
|Accumulated other comprehensive income||841||841|
|Total stockholders' equity||106,865||18,541|
|Total liabilities and stockholders' equity||$||178,823||$||91,717|
Source: EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc.