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In this piece, Dr Maiya follows up on his coverage on Celyad (CYAD), and discusses some data released from the THINK trial.
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / October 30, 2017 / Celyad SA (NASDAQ: CYAD) has reported a complete morphological leukemia-free status (MFLS) response in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in the NKR CAR T-cell THINK study. Spontaneous remission in refractory/relapsed AML is extremely rare, so this is a significant result. Importantly, the response was achieved with no toxic preconditioning. CYAD-01 has shown limited toxicities to date.
Avisol Capital Partners joins the Roundtable to discuss their approach to biotech valuations and the warning signs they look for in the stocks they research. (64-1)
Welcome to another edition of "3 Things In Biotech You Should Learn Today," a daily digest dedicated to helping you keep pace with the fast-moving world of pharmaceutical and biotechnology research.
I recently covered Celyad (CYAD), a small Belgian company developing CAR-T therapy for solid tumors, and I have a few follow up questions. Some of these needs to be answered by management, but some I could probably answer.
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In the entire field of oncology, perhaps the most disruptive ongoing revolution is the application of Chimeric Antigen Receptor - T Cells or (CAR-T) to cancer immunotherapy. In this therapy, engineered T-cells that express a specific tumor antigen binding domain called Chimeric Antigen Receptor is infused into the patient. As the construct binds to its target domain, the T-cell is activated and attacks the cancer cell with great specificity.
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We are almost half way through 2017 and the biotech sector, which had a rough and challenging 2016, has been showing signs of recovery despite some ups and downs. Year-to-date (YTD), the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index is up 10.4% providing a glimmer of hope to biotech investors who saw the Index sliding 19.1% in 2016. While the drug pricing issue remains a headline risk this year as well, confidence in the sector has been boosted by strong results, R&D success and innovation, FDA approvals, ramp up in new product sales and continued strong performance from legacy products.
Novartis will release the interim data from the JULIET trial, during the International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma.
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Repeated failure has not dissuaded the sector from chasing the hypothesis that cardiac tissue can be regenerated with stem cell therapy. The latest players are Bayer (OTCPK:BAYZF, OTCPK:BAYRY) and Versant Ventures, which invested $225m in Bluerock Therapeutics, a business that will focus on cardiovascular disease as its lead programme.
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