Will Amarin's Fish Oil Drug Slip Past the FDA a Second Time?

Over the past 12 months, shares of Amarin (NASDAQ: AMRN  ) have dropped 45% amid uncertainty around Vascepa's NCE status, buyout speculation that never came to fruition, and question marks around the efficacy of fish oil. The company is hoping to get expanded approval for Vascepa and announced today that the FDA's advisory committee meeting date has been set. In the following video, health-care analyst Max Macaluso discusses the importance of this meeting and the risks and opportunities up ahead for this speculative biotech.

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