Company Overview and News
2018-08-15 seekingalpha - 2
On February 12, 2018, Axovant Sciences (AXON) issued a press release noting changes to the management team and Board of Directors. Dr David Hung retired as CEO and Dr Pavan Cheruvu took his place, among other changes. Three and a half months of radio silence followed. What broke the silence? Another press release on May 29 noting additions to the management team and organizational restructuring. Things got interesting on June 6, when AXON reported it had licensed a gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease from Oxford BioMedica and of course made additional management changes.
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Oxford BioMedica, UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium, Boehringer Ingelheim and Imperial Innovations Form Partnership to Develop a Novel Gene Therapy Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis
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2018-07-15 seekingalpha - 2
On July 10th 2018 Axovant Sciences (AXON) announced a partnership with Benitec Biopharma (BNTC) for exclusive global rights to BB-301, now named AXO-AAV-OPMD, for the treatment of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy, or OPMD, and five additional gene therapy programs in neurological disorders.
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Benitec Biopharma could generate up to $655 million-plus in payments from licensing its preclinical gene therapy for oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD; pictured), and five additional Benitec gene therapy candidates for neurological disorders to to Axovant Sciences. [NIH]
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2018-06-19 zacks - 1
Shares of Solid Biosciences Inc. (SLDB - Free Report) surged 10.9% after the company announced that the FDA has lifted the clinical hold on its phase I/II trial, IGNITE DMD, for its experimental candidate, SGT-001.
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Axovant Sciences' (AXON) licensing deal with Oxford BioMedica (OTCPK:OXBDF) is nothing short of a masterstroke. This deal has opened up the gene therapy segment for Axovant Sciences and has positioned the company to make a solid entry in the neurodegenerative disease segment. This transformation from being a small molecule player to a very potent lentiviral vector gene therapy company initially targeting Parkinson's disease or PD has been well received by the investor community.
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2018-06-13 zacks - 2
The biotech sector was in focus last week with regular pipeline updates and collaboration/licensing deals. While biotech bigwig Amgen’s (AMGN - Free Report) drugs won both FDA and EC approvals, Axovant (AXON - Free Report) soared on a licensing deal Oxford BioMedica. Meanwhile, Regeneron (REGN - Free Report) collaborated with Zoetis to discover new veterinary treatments.
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Overview Recro Pharma is a specialty pharmaceutical company that operates through two business divisions: an Acute Care division and a revenue-generating CDMO division. Each of these divisions are deemed to be reportable segments for financial reporting purposes. The company's Acute Care segment is primarily focused on developing and commercializing innovative products for hospital and related acute care settings. The company's lead product candidate is a proprietary injectable form of meloxicam, a long-acting preferential COX-2 inhibitor. IV meloxicam has successfully completed three Phase III clinical trials for the management of moderate to severe pain, consisting of two pivotal efficacy trials and a large double-blind Phase III safety trial, as well as other safety studies. Overall, the total new drug application, or NDA, program included over 1,400 patients. In late July 2017, the company submitted a NDA to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, for IV meloxicam...
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Overview Achillion Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing its oral factor D inhibitors into late-stage development and commercialization. Each of the drug candidates in its oral factor D portfolio was discovered in its laboratories and is wholly owned by it. Achillion Pharmaceuticals is focusing its drug development activities on alternative pathway-mediated, rare diseases where there are no approved therapies or where existing therapies are inadequate for patients. To advance its investigational drugs into phase III and commercialization, the company plan to work closely with key stakeholders including patients, payors, regulators and healthcare professionals. The company's first-generation factor D inhibitor, ACH-4471, has demonstrated preliminary clinical proof-of-concept in patients with C3 glomerulopathy, or C3G, a disease affecting the kidney, and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, or PNH, a blood disorder, and has advanced...
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General Baytex Energy Corp. was incorporated on October 22, 2010 pursuant to the provisions of the ABCA. Baytex is the successor to the business of Baytex Energy Trust, which was transitioned to Baytex on December 31, 2010. Inter-Corporate Relationships The following table provides the name, the percentage of voting securities owned by it and the jurisdiction of incorporation, continuance, formation or organization of its material subsidiaries either, direct and indirect, as at the date hereof. ||Percentage of voting securities (directly or indirectly)|Jurisdiction of Incorporation/Formation| | ------------ | ------------: | :------------: | |Baytex Energy Ltd.|100%|Alberta| |Baytex Energy USA, Inc.|100%|Delaware| |Baytex Energy Partnership|100%|Alberta| Organizational Structure The following simplified diagram shows the inter-corporate relationships among it and its material subsidiaries as of the date hereof. <img src="https://www.sec.gov/A...
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