Scholar Rock Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Highlights Business Progress

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scholar Rock Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: SRRK), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of serious diseases in which protein growth factors play a fundamental role, today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019 and highlighted recent progress and upcoming milestones for its pipeline programs.

“Throughout the first half of 2019, we made significant progress both clinically and financially as we advanced SRK-015 into a Phase 2 trial in SMA, SRK-181 towards the initiation of a Phase 1 trial in cancer immunotherapy in mid-2020, as well as successfully completed a follow-on offering to ensure that we are well-capitalized to support our portfolio of product candidates and overall company growth,” said Nagesh Mahanthappa, Ph.D., President and CEO of Scholar Rock.  “We look forward to building upon this momentum as we continue to progress our broad pipeline, with a number of important milestones at the end of this year and into 2020.”                         

For the quarter ended June 30, 2019, net loss was $12.5 million or $0.48 per share compared to a net loss of $14.7 million or $1.39 per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2018.

As of June 30, 2019, Scholar Rock had cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities of $185.1 million, compared to $175.6 million as of December 31, 2018. The cash balance as of June 30, 2019 is inclusive of the approximately $42.2 million in net proceeds from the public offering of 3,000,000 shares of common stock and exclusive of $6.3 million in net proceeds from the underwriter’s purchase of an additional 450,000 shares of common stock that was settled in July 2019.

 

 

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Globe Newswire: 12:30 GMT Wednesday 14th August 2019

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