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Company Overview and News
SAN DIEGO, July 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. (NASDAQ:ARCT), a leading RNA medicines company, today announced that at its Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on Thursday, July 5 in San Diego, California, all four proposals presented to the shareholders for approval at the Extraordinary General Meeting were duly approved by the vote of the Company's shareholders.
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Companies in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries are subject to a sizable amount of risk with regards to their drug candidates passing clinical trials and gaining regulatory approval. But with the risk of failure, which could spell disaster for a stock, comes great reward as well. Some companies can see a massive upside just from winning a single midstage trial or even achieving as much as a Fast Track designation from the U.
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NOVATO, Calif., June 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:RARE) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the scientific committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), has adopted a positive opinion recommending the marketing authorization under exceptional circumstances of Mepsevii™ (vestronidase alfa) for the treatment of non-neurological manifestations of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII (MPS VII; Sly syndrome).
The general consensus is that only about seven to nine percent of chief executive roles in biotech are filled by women. As low as that sounds, it’s better than in the Fortune 500, where only about 4.2 percent are led by female chief executives.
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SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. (NASDAQ:ARCT), a leading RNA medicines company, today announced that it plans to present at the JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference on Thursday, June 21, in New York City. The conference is taking place June 20-21 at The St. Regis New York.
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NOVATO, Calif., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:RARE), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for rare and ultra-rare diseases, will present at the following investor conferences:
SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. (“Arcturus” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:ARCT), an RNA medicines company, today announced that the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Shareholders of the Company that was announced on May 21, 2018 and was scheduled to be held on June 25, 2018, is rescheduled to Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 10 a.m. Pacific time at the offices of Arcturus’ U.
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SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. (NASDAQ:ARCT) (“Arcturus” or the “Company), a leading RNA medicines company, today announced that, as part of a settlement agreement, it has appointed four new independent directors, Dr. Peter Farrell, Mr. Andrew Sassine, Mr. James Barlow and Dr. Magda Marquet, to its Board, effective as of May 27, 2018. In connection with these appointments, Dr.
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SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. (Arcturus or the Company) (NASDAQ:ARCT), an RNA medicines company, today announced that it will hold an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders, or the EGM, on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 10 a.m. Pacific time at the offices of Arcturus’ U.S. legal counsel, Cooley LLP, located at 4401 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, California, 92121-1909, at which the shareholders will vote on two sets of competing proposals.
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Ultragenyx (NASDAQ:RARE), which we recommended as a buy in October 2017 when it was trading at 52-week lows, has been up 50% since our recommendation. We recommended it on the basis of an upcoming approval of its Sly syndrome treatment MEPSEVII in November - which happened; and another approval of borosumab (Crysvita) in April - which also happened. We also liked its cash position, both then and now, and its sale of a Rare Disease Priority Review voucher for $130mn.
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NOVATO, Calif. and TOKYO and LONDON, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:RARE), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for rare and ultra-rare diseases, Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co. Ltd (Kyowa Hakko Kirin), and Kyowa Kirin International PLC (Kyowa Kirin International) today announced that the Phase 3 study of Crysvita® (burosumab) met its primary endpoint demonstrating that Crysvita was superior to oral phosphate and active vitamin D (conventional therapy) in improving rickets in children with X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) after 40 weeks of treatment (LS Mean treatment difference of +1.
SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. (NASDAQ:ARCT), a leading RNA medicines company, today announced the filing of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 14, 2018. The document is also available on the company's corporate website at https://arcturusrx.com.
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2018-07-17 - Asif
History and Development of the Company Kitov Pharma was incorporated under the laws of the State of Israel (under a previous name) on August 12, 1968 and its ordinary shares were originally listed for trading on the TASE in 1978. The company's ordinary shares are currently traded on the TASE under the symbol “KTOV”, and its ADSs and its public warrants are traded on NASDAQ under the symbols “KTOV” and “KTOVW”, respectively. In October 2012, the District Court in Lod, Israel approved the creditors arrangement in accordance with Section 350 of the Companies Law in order to effectuate the sale by Kitov Pharma (then known as Mainrom Line Logistics Ltd.) of all its activities, assets, rights, obligations and liabilities to a private company held by its then controlling shareholders, and all rights of Kitov Pharma’s creditors against it were extinguished. The sale was made pursuant to an arrangement between Kitov Pharma and its creditors. Following such sale and a related cash...
2018-07-17 - Asif
Overview and Recent Developments Athersys is an international biotechnology company that is focused primarily in the field of regenerative medicine. The company's MultiStem® cell therapy, a patented and proprietary allogeneic stem cell product, is its lead platform product and is currently in later-stage clinical development. The company's current clinical development programs are focused on treating neurological conditions, cardiovascular disease, inflammatory and immune disorders, certain pulmonary conditions and other conditions where the current standard of care is limited or inadequate for many patients, particularly in the critical care segment. Current Programs By applying its proprietary MultiStem cell therapy product, the company established therapeutic product development programs treating neurological conditions, cardiovascular disease, inflammatory and immune disorders, and other conditions. The company's programs in the clinical development stage include ...
2018-07-16 - Asif
General The company's objective is to build a profitable and growing specialty therapeutics company. To meet this objective, Cytori Therapeutics has acquired and are developing two technology platforms that hold promise for treating millions of patients and represent significant potential for increasing shareholder value. The company's current corporate activities fall substantially into advancing these platforms: Cytori Nanomedicine and Cytori Cell Therapy. The Cytori Nanomedicine platform features a versatile liposomal nanoparticle technology for drug encapsulation that has thus far provided the foundation to bring two promising drugs into mid/late stage clinical trials. Nanoparticle encapsulation is promising because it can help improve the delivery and metabolism of many drugs, thus potentially enhancing the therapeutic profile and patient benefits. The company's lead drug candidate, ATI-0918 is a generic version of pegylated liposomal encapsulated doxorubicin. Pegyl...
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