LEXINGTON, Mass., March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulmatrix, Inc. (NASDAQ: PULM), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative inhaled therapies to address serious pulmonary and non-pulmonary disease using its patented iSPERSE™ technology, today announced fourth quarter and year-end financial results for 2021 and provided a corporate update.
Ted Raad, Chief Executive Officer of Pulmatrix commented, "I am excited about the future of Pulmatrix. We are well-positioned financially and operationally to advance multiple programs into the clinic as we continue to leverage our iSPERSETM technology to address significant unmet medical needs. With funding into Q1 2024, we have the opportunity to reach meaningful upcoming data milestones and we have strengthened the organization with several key hires, including the recent appointment of a new Chief Medical Offer, Dr. Margaret Wasilewski."
2021 and Recent Program and Corporate Highlights
Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results
Revenue was $5.2 million for the year ended December 31, 2021 as compared to $12.6 million for the year ended December 31, 2020, a decrease of $7.5 million. The decrease is related to $3.4 million fewer reimbursable pass-through expenses under our collaboration agreements and a $0.9 million decrease in license related revenues due to a pause in the development activities under the collaboration with Cipla during 2021, and a $3.2 million decrease in license related revenues under our prior collaboration agreement with Johnson & Johnson Enterprise Innovation.
Research and development expense was $15.4 million for the year ended December 31, 2021, as compared to $15.6 million for the year ended December 31, 2020, a decrease of $0.2 million. The decrease was primarily due to a decrease in spend of $2.5 million related to the Company's PUR1800 program as well as a decrease in spend of $1.7 million related to the Phase 2 Pulmazole clinical trial due to its COVID-19-related termination in 2020. This amount was then partially offset by increased spend of $3.2 million on pre-clinical and manufacturing costs related to our PUR3100 program, in addition to $0.8 million of operating costs in support of our overall clinical and pre-clinical programs.
General and administrative expense was $6.4 million for the year ended December 31, 2021, as compared to $6.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2020, a decrease of $0.5 million. The decrease was primarily due to decreased employment costs of $0.5 million.
Our total cash and cash equivalents balance as of December 31, 2021 was $53.8 million.
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About Pulmatrix, Inc.
Pulmatrix is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative inhaled therapies to address serious pulmonary and non-pulmonary disease using its patented iSPERSE™ technology. The Company's proprietary product pipeline includes treatments for serious lung diseases, such as allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis ("ABPA"), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ("COPD"), and neurologic disorders such as acute migraine. Pulmatrix's product candidates are based on its proprietary engineered dry powder delivery platform, iSPERSE™, which seeks to improve therapeutic delivery to the lungs by maximizing local concentrations and reducing systemic side effects to improve patient outcomes.
Certain statements in this letter that are forward-looking and not statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements of historical fact and may be identified by words such as "anticipates," "assumes," "believes," "can," "could," "estimates," "expects," "forecasts," "guides," "intends," "is confident that", "may," "plans," "seeks," "projects," "targets," and "would," and their opposites and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs of management as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to management. Actual results could differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements as a result of certain factors, including, but not limited to, the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Company's ongoing and planned clinical trials; the geographic, social and economic impact of COVID-19 on the Company's ability to conduct its business and raise capital in the future when needed; delays in planned clinical trials; the ability to establish that potential products are efficacious or safe in preclinical or clinical trials; the ability to establish or maintain collaborations on the development of therapeutic candidates; the ability to obtain appropriate or necessary governmental approvals to market potential products; the ability to obtain future funding for developmental products and working capital and to obtain such funding on commercially reasonable terms; the Company's ability to manufacture product candidates on a commercial scale or in collaborations with third parties; changes in the size and nature of competitors; the ability to retain key executives and scientists; the ability to secure and enforce legal rights related to the Company's products, including patent protection. A discussion of these and other factors, including risks and uncertainties with respect to the Company, is set forth in the Company's filings with the SEC, including its most recent annual report on Form 10-K, as may be supplemented or amended by the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
Timothy McCarthy, CFA
SOURCE Pulmatrix, Inc.