| Viking Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders. Co.'s primary clinical program's drug candidate, VK2809, is an orally available, tissue and receptor-subtype selective agonist of the thyroid hormone receptor beta (TRß). Co. is also developing VK0214, which is also an orally available, tissue and receptor-subtype selective agonist of TRß for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy, a rare X-linked, inherited neurological disorder characterized by a breakdown in the protective barriers surrounding brain and nerve cells. The VKTX average annual return since 2015 is shown above.
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