Company Overview and News
This past week’s roundup of Movers and Shakers in the biotech industry started with a surprise. Gilead Sciences' new(ish) chief medical officer was leaving the company six months after taking over the position.
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The year 2018 is turning out to be transformative for Mallinckrodt (MNK). In Q2 2018, the company reported $632 million worth sales, which was a 5% rise on a year-over-year or YoY basis. Non-GAAP EPS also rose from $1.36 in Q2 2017 to $1.78 in Q2 2018.
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Ironwood Pharmaceuticals is a commercial biotechnology company focused on the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, abdominal pain, and gout.
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Shares of Mallinckrodt Public Limited Company (MNK - Free Report) are up 20.9% after the company reported strong results for the second quarter of 2018 and upped its annual guidance. Performance of hospital products especially Inomax and Ofirmev were impressive.
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Life Sciences Veteran Brings Extensive Global Finance, Commercial Operations and Business Development Experience to Prepare UroGen for its Transition from a Clinical Stage Company to Commercialization
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WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EyeGate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: EYEG) (“EyeGate” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage, specialty pharmaceutical company with two proprietary platform technologies for treating diseases and disorders of the eye, today announced the appointment of Peter Greenleaf to its Board of Directors. Mr. Greenleaf was elected to the Board at the Company’s annual stockholders meeting on July 10, 2018.
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BALTIMORE, July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cerecor Inc. (NASDAQ:CERC), today announced executive management changes that continue the Company’s strategic shift and further align its organizational structure to its long-term strategy. Specifically, effective today, the Company announced the appointment of Joe Miller as Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Pericles Calias as Chief Scientific Officer and Jamie Harrell as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Investor Relations.
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RALEIGH, N.C., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDSI) today announced it has closed its previously announced $50 million registered direct offering of newly designated Series B Non-Voting Convertible Preferred Stock. The offering closed on May 21, 2018, yielding net proceeds of $48.9 million to BDSI.
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This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to John Paulson's 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Paulson's regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2018. Please visit our Tracking John Paulson's Paulson & Co. Portfolio series to get an idea of his investment philosophy and our previous update for the fund's moves during Q4 2017.
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SAN ANTONIO, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) today announced that it will appoint Timothy “Bant” Breen, Maureen O’Connell and Martin Reidy to its Board of Directors, effective June 15, 2018. Harte Hanks has accepted the resignations of current directors Christopher Harte, Scott Key and Judy Odom, also effective June 15, 2018. William F. Farley has also announced his resignation, to be effective upon appointment of a replacement.
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RALEIGH, N.C., May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDSI) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Broadfin Capital LLC (Broadfin), a large BDSI stockholder, to reconstitute BDSI’s Board of Directors and to significantly strengthen BDSI’s financial position. The closing of this agreement is subject to and effective upon the closing of BDSI’s $50 million equity financing announced earlier today.
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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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