Company Overview and News
2018-10-02 zacks - 3
Chicago, IL – October 2, 2018 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Champions Oncology, Inc. (CSBR - Free Report) , CytoDyn Inc. (CYDY - Free Report) , Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INFI - Free Report) , Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR - Free Report) and Zoetis Inc.
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2018-10-01 zacks - 8
October traditionally has been a weak month for stocks. However, biotech stocks have shown significant resilience so far this year, with the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB) gaining 11.5% year-to-date (YTD). Additionally, the broader Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV) has risen 15.1% YTD, better than the S&P 500’s increase of 9% during the same period.
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2018-10-01 biospace - 3
Second Genome -- South San Francisco-based Second Genome tapped Chief Scientific Officer Karim Dabbagh as its new president and chief executive officer. Dabbagh will replace Glenn Nedwin, who retired from the company. Prior to Second Genome, Dabbagh served as head of the immunoregulation department and external R&D innovation for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases at Pfizer. Before Pfizer, Dabbagh co-founded Modus BioMedicine, a start-up biotechnology company focused on treatments for transplantation and autoimmune disease.
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2018-09-27 investorplace - 3
The stars are aligning for several biotech stocks. Thirty-five billion stars in fact. That huge number in dollars represents the potential annual spending needed to treat one of the biggest and growing problems facing the healthcare sector today. We’re talking about NASH.
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Shares of Viking Therapeutics Inc. soared more than 87% yesterday on favorable top-line data from a phase II study, evaluating its novel liver-selective thyroid receptor beta agonist, VK2809, for treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C).
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Shares of Viking Therapeutics soared 87 percent Tuesday to close at $19.46 after the company said initial results for an experimental therapy for fatty liver disease exceeded investors’ expectations.
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San Diego-based Viking Therapeutics announced positive top-line data from a 12-week Phase II clinical trial of VK2809 in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). Company shares blasted 140 percent in premarket trading at the news.
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2018-09-18 channelnewsasia - 1
REUTERS: Viking Therapeutics Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after its experimental liver disease treatment met the goals of a mid-stage trial by lowering cholesterol and liver fat levels in patients.
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2018-08-25 seekingalpha - 4
Discussion: Share price of Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) has moved up 7% on average volume ahead of mid-stage data readout of its candidate VK2809. The anticipated trial data is indicated in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The candidate has a similar mechanism to Madrigal’s (NASDAQ:MDGL) MGL-3196. Viking had a June breakout connected to Madrigal’s successful mid-stage trial results.
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2018-10-01 - Asif
Overview The following discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with its unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements and the related notes that appear elsewhere in this quarterly report on Form 10-Q. This discussion contains forward-looking statements reflecting its current expectations that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those discussed in these forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including those set forth in the section entitled “Risk Factors” in its most recent annual report on Form 10-K. For further information regarding forward-looking statements, please refer to the “Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements and Projections” immediately after the index to this quarterly report on Form 10-Q. Alimera Sciences, Inc., and its subsidiaries (we or Alimera), is a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the commercialization and development of prescription ophthalmic pharma...
2018-09-25 - Asif
Background DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical stage drug development company with a focus on the treatment of cancer. The company's mission is to benefit patients and create shareholder value by developing and commercializing anti-cancer therapies for patients whose tumors exhibit features that make them resistant to, or unlikely to respond to, currently available therapies, particularly for orphan cancer indications where patients have failed, or are unlikely to respond to, currently available therapy. DelMar Pharmaceuticals is developing VAL-083, a novel, DNA-targeting agent, for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (“GBM”) and potentially other solid tumors, including ovarian cancer. VAL-083 is a first-in-class, DNA-targeting chemotherapeutic that demonstrated activity against a range of tumor types in prior Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical studies sponsored by the US National Cancer Institute (“NCI”). The company's recent research has highlighted the opportunit...
2018-09-18 - Asif
Overview Rigel Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company dedicated to discovering, developing and providing novel small molecule drugs that significantly improve the lives of patients with immune and hematologic disorders, cancer and rare diseases. The company's pioneering research focuses on signaling pathways that are critical to disease mechanisms. The company's first FDA-approved product is TAVALISSE™ (fostamatinib disodium hexahydrate), an oral spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK) inhibitor, for the treatment of adult patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia who have had an insufficient response to a previous treatment. The company's current clinical programs include Phase 2 studies of fostamatinib in autoimmune hemolytic anemia and IgA nephropathy, and a Phase 1 study for its IRAK program. In addition, Rigel Pharmaceuticals has product candidates in development with partners BerGenBio AS, Daiichi Sankyo, and Aclaris Therapeutics. Since inception, Rigel Pharmaceuticals h...
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