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IMMUNOGEN: TWO GOOD NEWS IN ONE ANNOUNCEMENT

  Monday, August 27, 2012

Targeted Antibody Payload (TAP) technology did not lie and we knew it and had never been skeptical about the fact that it is a superior technology for cancer treatment. Indeed, ImmunoGen’s (IMGN) lead TAP drug, trastuzumab emtansine for HER2 breast cancer continued to show its superiority over other cancer drugs and other delivery technologies that try to enhance oncology drugs’ efficacy, safety, or both. ImmunoGen’s TAP technology has demonstrated time and time again it improves both safety and efficacy and makes cancer drugs work after the same drugs fail to work when used alone, i.e., not within ImmunoGen’s targeted monoclonal antibody designed armed vehicle.  More...

WHY A SELLOFF IN THE BEST OF THE BEST ONCOLOGY BIOTECH FIRMS?

  Wednesday, August 15, 2012

If the selloff of the best of the best small oncology biotech stocks was not a concerted, multiparty effort by influential groups, then what else could have caused it? The stocks devastated after the quarterly financial announcements are Incyte (INCY), ImmunoGen (IMGN) and Aveo (AVEO), Exelixis (EXEL) and to a lesser extent Seattle Genetics (SGEN). These firms received five-star ratings from top analysts, as they have programs and products that promise colossal growth. Their technologies and targeted products are perfect fits as essential building blocks of the strategy of future cancer management, i.e., the large-scale practice of personalized medicine. Some of them are also developing drugs that circumvent cancer resistance and increase the efficacy of other oncology drugs.    More...

PLURISTEM: ARE TWO MIRACLES ENOUGH TO RAISE INVESTORS CURIOSITY?

  Monday, August 06, 2012

Pluristem Therapeutics (PSTI) is a developer of placenta-based cell therapies. The firm’s patented PLX (PLacental eXpanded) cells drug delivery platform releases a cocktail of therapeutic proteins in response to a variety of local and systemic inflammatory diseases. PLX cells are grown using the company’s proprietary 3D micro-environmental technology and are an off-the-shelf product that requires no tissue matching or immune-suppression treatment prior to administration. The EMA and the FDA have recognized that PLX-PAD comprehensive clinical development plan that targets a sub-population of 20-million patients of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) market. More...


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