2020 | HFSA

Bayer Extends Clinical Development Program for Finerenone with Phase III Study in Patients with Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction

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Whippany, June 15, 2020 – Bayer announced today the initiation of the FINEARTS-HF study, a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of investigational finerenone on morbidity and mortality in patients suffering from symptomatic heart failure (New York Heart Association class II-IV) with a left ventricular ejection fraction of ≥40 percent. The primary objective of the study is to demonstrate superiority of finerenone over placebo in reducing the rate of the composite endpoint of cardiovascular death and total (first and recurrent) heart failure (HF) events (defined as hospitalizations for HF or urgent HF visits).

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