NEW YORK, March 09, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mind Medicine (MindMed) Inc. (NASDAQ: MNMD), (NEO: MMED), (the “Company” or “MindMed”), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel product candidates to treat brain health disorders, today reported its financial results for the full-year ended December 31, 2022.
- The Company reiterates its guidance for its cash runway, which is expected to fund its current operating plan into the first half of 2025.
- MindMed’s management team will participate in the 33rdAnnual Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference that is being held virtually from March 13-15, 2023 as well as the 35th Annual Roth Conference in Laguna Niguel, CA from March 12-14, 2023.
- The Company expects to host a virtual analyst and investor day in the first half of 2023. The event will be hosted by the Company’s management team and will include a physician expert and other key opinion leaders.
Recent Highlights and Anticipated Upcoming Milestones:
Phase 2b study evaluating MM-120 for generalized anxiety disorder (“GAD”) remains on track
- MM-120, the Company’s proprietary, pharmaceutically optimized form of lysergide D-tartrate, is being developed for the treatment of GAD.
- In August 2022, the Company initiated dosing in the 200-patient Phase 2b dose-optimization study of MM-120 for the treatment of GAD.
- Patient enrollment is currently ongoing, and the study remains on track, with topline results expected to be announced in late 2023.
Phase 2a study evaluating MM-120 for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (“ADHD”) remains on track
- The Company’s Phase 2a proof-of-concept trial for the treatment of ADHD is designed to assess the safety and efficacy of repeated low-dose MM-120 administration in 52 patients.
- The Company expects topline results in late 2023.
Advancing development of MM-402 into first clinical trial in 2023
- The Company is developing MM-402, the Company’s proprietary form of the R-enantiomer of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (“MDMA”), for the treatment of core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (“ASD”).
- Results from a preclinical study of MM-402 in a model of ASD are expected to be presented in the first half of 2023.
- The Company plans to initiate its first clinical trial of MM-402 in 2023. This Phase 1 study is intended to characterize the tolerability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of MM-402, and to evaluate early signals of efficacy to support the Company’s approach in targeting core symptoms of ASD.
- University Hospital Basel (“UHB”) in Switzerland, the Company’s collaborator, is currently enrolling patients in a Phase 1 investigator-initiated trial of R(-)-MDMA, S(+)-MDMA and R/S-MDMA in healthy volunteers. This trial is comparing the tolerability, pharmacokinetics and acute subjective, physiological and endocrine effects of the three molecules.
Collaborations and Partnerships
The Company continues to support its ongoing collaboration with the Liechti Lab at University Hospital Basel (“UHB”) in Switzerland. MindMed has exclusive worldwide rights to data, compounds and patent rights associated with UHB’s research on lysergide and other psychedelic compounds, including data from preclinical studies and investigator-initiated clinical trials.
In September 2022, UHB published the results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 study in the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Biological Psychiatry. Topline results in 46 patients with clinically significant anxiety demonstrated the significant, rapid, durable and beneficial effects of lysergide and its potential to mitigate symptoms of anxiety and depression with an acceptable tolerability profile. The Company believes these results support the continued clinical development of lysergide.
In November 2022, the peer-reviewed publication of a double-blind, placebo-controlled, random-order, two-period crossover investigator-initiated trial of lysergide and ketanserin was published in the International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. The study demonstrated the potential of ketanserin to shorten and attenuate the perceptual effects of lysergide.
2022 Financial Results
Cash Balance. As of December 31, 2022, MindMed had cash and cash equivalents totaling $142.1 million compared to $133.5 million as of December 31, 2021. The Company believes its available cash and cash equivalents will be sufficient to fund its operating requirements into the first half of 2025.
Net Cash in Operating Activities. The net cash used in operating activities was $50.1 million for the year ended December 31, 2022, compared to $45.8 million in the year ended December 31, 2021.
Research and Development (R&D). R&D expenses were $36.2 million for the year ended December 31, 2022, compared to $34.8 million for the year ended December 31, 2021, an increase of $1.4 million. The increase was primarily due to increases of $2.9 million in expenses related to clinical research for MM-120, and $5.4 million in internal personnel costs as a result of increasing research and development capacities, offset by a decrease of $5.6 million in expenses related to the Company’s MM-110 program, and a decrease of $2.4 million of expenses in connection with various external R&D collaborations.
General and Administrative (G&A). G&A expenses were $30.2 million for the year ended December 31, 2022, compared to $59.1 million for the year ended December 31, 2021, a decrease of $28.9 million. The decrease was primarily due to a decrease of $27.4 million in non-cash stock-based compensation expenses primarily relating to the modification of stock option awards and RSUs recorded during the year ended December 31, 2021.
Net Loss. Net loss for the year ended December 31, 2022 was $56.8 million, compared to $93.0 million for the same period in 2021.
Conference Call and Webcast Reminder
MindMed management will host a conference call at 4:30 PM EST today to provide a corporate update and review the Company’s fiscal year 2022 financial results. Individuals may participate in the live call via telephone by dialing (888) 886-7786 (domestic) or (416) 764-8658 (international) and using conference ID 09516401 or by clicking on this link and requesting a return call. The webcast can be accessed live here on the Financials page in the Investors section of the MindMed website, https://mindmed.co/. The webcast will be archived on the Company’s website for at least 30 days after the conference call.
MindMed is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel product candidates to treat brain health disorders. Our mission is to be the global leader in the development and delivery of treatments that unlock new opportunities to improve patient outcomes. We are developing a pipeline of innovative product candidates, with and without acute perceptual effects, targeting neurotransmitter pathways that play key roles in brain health disorders.
MindMed trades on NASDAQ under the symbol MNMD and on the Canadian NEO Exchange under the symbol MMED.
Certain statements in this news release related to the Company constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws and are prospective in nature. Forward-looking information is not based on historical facts, but rather on current expectations and projections about future events and are therefore subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from the future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking words such as “will”, “may”, “should”, “could”, “intend”, “estimate”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “expect”, “believe”, “potential” or “continue”, or the negative thereof or similar variations. Forward-looking information in this news release includes, but is not limited to, statements regarding anticipated upcoming milestones, trials and studies, results and timing of clinical trials, the potential benefits of the Company’s product candidates, and the Company’s cash runway funding its operations into the first half of 2025. There are numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and the Company’s plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking information, including history of negative cash flows; limited operating history; incurrence of future losses; availability of additional capital; lack of product revenue; compliance with laws and regulations; difficulty associated with research and development; risks associated with clinical trials or studies; heightened regulatory scrutiny; early stage product development; clinical trial risks; regulatory approval processes; novelty of the psychedelic inspired medicines industry; as well as those risk factors discussed or referred to herein and the risks described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022 under headings such as “Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements,” and “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” and other filings and furnishings made by the Company with the securities regulatory authorities in all provinces and territories of Canada which are available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on EDGAR at www.sec.gov. Except as required by law, the Company undertakes no duty or obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events, changes in expectations or otherwise.
|Mind Medicine (MindMed) Inc.|
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Loss
(In thousands, except share and per share amounts)
|For the Years Ended December 31,|
|Research and development||$||36,169||$||34,789|
|General and administrative||30,162||59,065|
|Total operating expenses||66,331||93,854|
|Loss from operations||(66,331||)||(93,854||)|
|Interest income/(expense), net||1,495||(359||)|
|Foreign exchange gain/(loss), net||195||(86||)|
|Change in fair value of 2022 USD Financing Warrants||7,843||—|
|Loss on revaluation of derivative liability||—||—|
|Total other income/(expense), net||9,535||(339||)|
|Loss before income taxes||(56,796||)||(94,193||)|
|Income tax benefit||—||(1,157||)|
|Other comprehensive (loss)/gain:|
|(Loss)/gain on foreign currency translation||(419||)||762|
|Net loss per common share, basic and diluted||$||(1.84||)||$||(3.40||)|
|Weighted-average common shares, basic and diluted||30,857,463||27,377,082|
|Mind Medicine (MindMed) Inc.|
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands, except share amounts)
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||142,142||$||133,539|
|Prepaid and other current assets||3,913||3,676|
|Total current assets||146,055||137,215|
|Intangible assets, net||3,689||6,869|
|Other non-current assets||331||—|
|Liabilities and Shareholders’ Equity|
|2022 USD Financing Warrants||9,904||—|
|Total current liabilities||17,892||10,408|
|Other liabilities, long-term||1,184||1,930|
|Commitments and contingencies|
|Common shares, no par value, unlimited authorized as of|
December 31, 2022 and 2021; 37,979,136 and 28,126,414 issued and
outstanding as of December 31, 2022 and 2021, respectively
|Additional paid-in capital||344,758||288,290|
|Accumulated other comprehensive income||627||1,046|
|Total shareholders’ equity||150,917||151,664|
|Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity||$||169,993||$||164,002|
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