Company Overview and News
AGN is seeking FDA approval for Esmya in the U.S. EMA findings could jeopardize FDA approval or hurt Esmya sales.
Alpine is leveraging on its stellar therapeutic innovation platforms (TIP and vIgD) to deliver the next-generation immuno-oncology (I-O) therapeutics.
SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, April 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aptose Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:APTO) (TSX:APS), a clinical-stage company developing highly differentiated therapeutics targeting the underlying mechanisms of cancer, today announced the appointment of Caroline M. Loewy to the Board of Directors effective immediately. Aptose’s Board of Directors now includes seven members with extensive experience across diverse disciplines in biotechnology and pharmaceutical development.
The $40 billion market for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is becoming a little more crowded. Less than one year after launching Terns Pharmaceuticals acquired exclusive licensing rights to three small molecule therapeutic NASH candidates from Eli Lilly.
As always, readers are encouraged to do their own due diligence, manage risk appropriately, and avoid blindly following.
[Updated, 9:40 a.m. ET, see below] Developing treatments for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a dangerous liver disease that’s fast becoming an epidemic, is one of the most competitive fields in biotech. Tobira Therapeutics is one of several companies in the mix, and although data released this morning cast doubt on the potential of its drug, the company plans to forge ahead nonetheless.
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The biotech sector is perking up this week on the back of two big acquisitions and improved sentiment on the space.
We are swapping out a current holding for a recent addition to the Contenders List (please read full write-up and be aware of risks).
SANTA MONICA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / January 8, 2018 / Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH as it is more frequently called, is an advanced form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) characterized by buildup of fat in the liver and related inflammation and damage not caused by alcohol use. In some biotech circles, NASH is understandably called the next great untapped market due to the fact that there is a dearth of treatments for the disease that affects up to 30 million Americans.
Conatus, with emricasan, seeks to halt the progression of liver disease in four separate phase 2 trials.
With recent CAR-T approval, TC believes that the Kite Pharma Acquisition added significant value to Gilead Sciences.
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Overview Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing the development and commercialization of innovative medicines that benefit patients with unmet medical needs. The company currently have two compounds in development, Sollpura and blisibimod. The company licensed Sollpura from Eli Lilly & Co (“Eli Lilly”) in July 2014. Sollpura is a novel non-porcine investigational Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (“PERT”) intended for the treatment of patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (“EPI”), often seen in patients with cystic fibrosis and other conditions. The company licensed blisibimod from Amgen, Inc. (“Amgen”) in December 2007. Blisibimod targets B-cell activating factor, or BAFF, which has been shown to be elevated in a variety of B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including Immunoglobulin A nephropathy, or IgA nephropathy. Sollpura The exocrine pancreas is responsible for synthesis and secretion of digestive en...
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Business Agenus is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology (“I-O”) company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery and development of innovative combination therapies and committed to bringing effective medicines to patients with cancer. The company's business is designed to drive success in I-O through speed, innovation, and effective combination therapies. Agenus has assembled fully integrated capabilities from novel target discovery, antibody generation, cell line development, and good manufacturing practice (“GMP”) manufacturing together with a comprehensive portfolio consisting of antibody-based therapeutics, adjuvants and cancer vaccine platforms. The company leverage its immune biology platforms to identify effective combination therapies for development and have developed productive partnerships to advance its innovation. The company believe the next generation of cancer treatment will build on clinically validated antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 combined wi...
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Business The company started Square in February 2009 to enable businesses (sellers) to accept card payments, an important capability that was previously inaccessible to many businesses. However, sellers also need innovative solutions to thrive, and Square has since expanded to provide additional products and services to give these businesses access to the same tools as large businesses. This approach aligns with its purpose of economic empowerment, as everything the company do should give sellers accessible, affordable tools to grow their businesses and participate in the economy. Square is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps its sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. The company combine sophisticated software with affordable hardware to enable sellers to turn mobile and computing devices into powerful payment and point-of-sale solutions. Square has high seller acceptance rates and fast onboarding, while maintaining low risk and fraud losses as a result of its a...
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