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Benitec Biopharma’s shares ride higher after securing new U.S. patent

Benitec Biopharma Ltd’s (ASX:BLT) shares closed 20% higher on Wednesday after securing a new patent related to its hepatitis B program in the U.S.

Technical Reports on Biotech Equities -- BioDelivery Sciences, BioLine Rx, Benitec Biopharma, and Soligenix

2017-08-01 prnewswire
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The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Announces Presenting Companies at 2017 Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa

2017-07-19 marketwired
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2017) - The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) today announced the initial slate of companies selected to present at its upcoming Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa annual conference, October 4-6, 2017. (0-1)

Benitec Biopharma's (BNIKF) CEO Greg West on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-05-31 seekingalpha
Thank you for standing by and welcome to the Benitec Biopharma Quarterly Corporate Update Conference Call.

How These Biotech Stocks are Faring? -- Cymabay Therapeutics, Benitec Biopharma, Sage Therapeutics, and Catalyst Biosciences

2017-04-26 prnewswire
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged higher at the closing bell. Eight out of nine sectors ended Tuesday's trading session in bullish territories. Taking into consideration yesterday's market sentiment, assessed the following Biotechnology equities this morning: Cymabay Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CBAY), Benitec Biopharma Ltd (NASDAQ: BNTC), Sage Therapeutics Inc.

Research Reports Initiation on Banking Stocks -- Comerica, Home Bancshares, Bank of Montreal, and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

2017-04-26 prnewswire
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, US markets saw broad based gains with eight out of nine sectors finishing the trading sessions in green. Major US indices were also bullish at the close of yesterday's session. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 6,025.49, up 0.70%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 1.12% higher, to finish at 20,996.12; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,388.61, up 0.61%. This Wednesday morning, Stock-Callers.

Appointment of Chairman

2017-04-20 londonstockexchange
Redx Pharma, the research and development company focused on cancer, immunology and infection, announces that it has appointed Mr Iain Ross as Chairman of its Board of Directors and as a Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective from 1st May 2017.

Here's Why Benitec Biopharma Stock Soared 79.7% Higher This Morning

2017-04-04 fool
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BRIEF-Hydropothecary Corp reports Q2 net loss per share $ 0.13

2017-04-04 reuters
LONDON, April 4 Global investment banking fees reached a 10-year high in the first quarter of 2017 with more than half of the $24 billion in total takings coming from North America, Thomson Reuters data showed on Tuesday.

BRIEF-Solar Alliance signs letter of intent to acquire U.S. solar assets

2017-04-04 reuters
* Solar Alliance Energy - as per loi, co will acquire seller's team of employees and acquire seller's pipeline of in-process residential solar projects

BRIEF-Benitec Biopharma says key pre-clinical data on muscular dystrophy published in nature communications

2017-04-04 reuters
* Benitec Biopharma Ltd - key pre-clinical data on oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (opmd) published in nature communications

Benitec Biopharma receives $5.59M to advance gene silencing tech

Benitec Biopharma (ASX:BLT) has received a $5.59 million cash refund under the Federal Government’s R&D Tax Incentive Scheme.

Benitec Biopharma tops ASX % Gainers intra-day

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Why Benitec More Than Doubled

2017-02-02 247wallst
Benitec Biopharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: BNTC) saw its shares more than double on Tuesday after the company gave a business update on its ddRNAi technology for the development of therapeutics for the treatment of ocular diseases. Specifically Benitec noted that the output from its collaboration with 4D Molecular Therapeutics has been instrumental in the treatment’s development. Although this update does seem vague at first glance, the company appears to be planning a firework for an upcoming convention.

Bioblast (ORPN) SCA3 Drug Favorable in Phase IIa Study

2017-01-19 zacks
Bioblast Pharma Ltd. (ORPN - Free Report) announced positive results from a phase IIa study on its lead candidate, trehalose, for the treatment of patients with spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3). A look at Bioblast’s price movement during the past one year shows that the company has underperformed the Medical Drugs industry. Specifically, the stock lost 57.9%, while the industry fell 11.2%.

Biotech Industry Outperforming Markets in 2017: Latest Reports on Benitec Biopharma and Tandem Diabetes Care

2017-01-18 accesswire
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / January 18, 2017 / Biotech and Pharmaceutical companies took a hit last week after President Trump criticized the drug industry at a press conference.

Benitec Stock Up on Orphan Drug Status for BB-301 in EU

2017-01-18 zacks
Shares of Benitec Biopharma Limited surged 62.2% after the company announced that its proposed candidate, BB-301, has received Orphan Drug Designation in the EU for the treatment of patients with ocularpharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD). A look at Benitec’s price movement in the past one year shows that the company has underperformed the Medical-Biomedical/Genetics industry. Specifically, the stock declined 23.

Benitec Bio's BB-301 an Orphan Drug for rare type of muscular dystrophy

2017-01-18 seekingalpha
The European Commission designates Benitec Biopharma's (NASDAQ:BNTC) BB-301 an Orphan Drug for the treatment of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD), an inherited disorder characterized by muscle weakness, specifically droopy eyelids and difficulty swallowing.

Tuesday’s Top Biopharma Movers

2017-01-17 247wallst
Some biotech and pharma companies were on the move Tuesday. A few of the smaller caps made tremendous gains on the day, as the fourth-quarter earnings season is kicking off. Although some of these companies may not be the largest in the sector, they still posted the largest gains or losses on the day.

Benitec Biopharma receives orphan drug designation in Europe

OPMD is a rare inherited myopathy characterised by dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing), the loss of muscle strength, and weakness in multiple parts of the body.

Benitec Bio licenses clinical program in head and neck cancer from NantWorks

2016-12-23 seekingalpha
Benitec Biopharma (NASDAQ:BNTC) enters into a global sublicensing agreement with NantWorks to develop a clinical stage product candidate to treat head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) using a gene silencing approach targeting the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR).

Benitec in-licenses clinical program for head and neck cancer from NantWorks

2016-12-23 prnewswire
- Returns Benitec to clinical stage company - Clinical proof of concept achieved via demonstration of durable anti-tumor activity in advanced head and neck cancer patients - Continued development under planned research collaboration with NantWorks

Benitec releases pivotal data in an in vivo hepatitis B model

2016-12-20 prnewswire
- Significant and sustained drop of serum HBV DNA levels, HBsAg levels and HBeAg levels with BB-103 and BB-102 in combination with current standard of care agents - Supports continued progression of lead product candidate towards the clinic

Muscular Dystrophy Pipeline Market Global Analysis and Therapeutics Development for H2 2016

2016-11-22 prnewswire adds "Muscular Dystrophy - Pipeline Review, H2 2016" to its store, providing comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Muscular Dystrophy, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type. The report also covers the descriptive pharmacological action of the therapeutics, its complete research and development history and latest news and press releases.

Biotech Capital Ltd establishes trans-pacific business alliance

The company’s strategy is to make active investments in life science businesses and late-stage product development opportunities that will benefit from greater access to development capital. The new partnership is aimed at identifying and facilitating a range of new business opportunities with biotech and medtech companies on both sides of the Pacific. Dr. John Chiplin currently serves on the boards of Adalta, Batu Biologics, Benitec Biopharma, The Coma Research Institute and Sienna Cancer Diagnostics among others.