Category: Impacting News

Revolution Medicines Inc Has Revolutionary News

Revolution Medicines Inc Revolution Medicines (RVMD) is a clinical-stage precision oncology company focused on developing targeted therapies to inhibit frontier targets in RAS-addicted cancers. The company possesses capabilities including deep chemical biology and cancer pharmacology know-how and novel proprietary technologies that help create small molecules tailored to . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Amgen’s KRAS G12C Inhibitor Product Sotorasib Has Thrilling Results

Amgen and the KRAS G12C Protein Discovery The RAS gene family has been a subject for four decades of research. The family contains some of the most frequently mutated oncogenes in human cancers. Targeting the KRAS protein, the most commonly altered family member in solid tumors, has been the toughest and most challenging in oncology research. A specific mutation known as KRAS G12C is a major driver …

Eli Lilly Neutralizing Antibody LY-CoV555 Promises a Reduction in the Rate of COVID-19 Hospitalizations  

Eli Lilly and AbCellera Collaboration Result LY-C0V555  A lot of discoveries, followed by thorough experimentation beyond the vaccines, are taking place in the biotechnology and large biopharmaceutical companies to defeat COVID-19. The most recently discovered product by AbCellera, which was developed by Eli Lilly (LLY), is LY-CoV555 - a potent, neutralizing IgG1 monoclonal antibody (mAb), directed . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …

Moderna Inc Stock is Tanking After Rallying

Moderna Inc Late August Announcements  On August 28, 2020 Moderna Inc (MRNA) issued a press release confirming that the Company is engaged in discussions with the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan (MHLW) to potentially purchase 40 million or more doses of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273. Under the terms of this arrangement the . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …

Why The Time Has Come for Rhythm Pharmaceuticals to Outperform

Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc Rhythm Pharmaceuticals (RYTM) is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company with a product pipeline that reflects its focus of developing treatments for rare genetic obesity. The firm’s lead product, setmelanotide, is a melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) agonist being developed for severe obesity and hyperphagia associated with rare genetic obesity. The United States FDA has accepted Rhythm’s . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please …

A Royal Reception by Investors for CureVac. See Also: Good Oncology News for Bristol-Myers Squibb

CureVac is Publicy Trading on the NASDAQ CureVac is now publicly trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange with the symbol CVAC, as of August 14, 2020. We assume you must have heard the name of this firm by now and of America’s attempts to buy it for its messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) approach. This approach creates vaccines and drugs inside the living bodies. CureVac (CVAC) mRNA-derived …

Intellia Therapeutics: Realizing the Dream of Curing Devastating Diseases

Intellia Therapeutics  Reporting operational highlights and financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020, Intellia Therapeutics (NTLA) announced its first Clinical Trial Application to the United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to initiate a Phase 1 study of NTLA-2001 for transthyretin . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Seres Therapeutics Oral Microbiome Product SER-109 Meets Trial Endpoint

Seres Therapeutics Oral Microbiome Product SER-109 for Recurrent C. Difficile Infection Meets Trial Endpoint SER-109 demonstrated a highly statistically significant 30.2% absolute reduction in the rate of C. difficile infection recurrence compared to placebo. Efficacy results Support BLA filing as a single pivotal trial. The Company will meet with the FDA to discuss filing for product approval as soon as possible. Positive SER-109 Phase 3 …

Compugen: A Stock To Keep

Compugen Compugen (CGEN) cancer immunotherapy’s predictive target computational discovery platforms enabled it to identify two checkpoint proteins, PVRIG and TIGIT, when nobody else could. Compugen’s technological capability has also enabled it to create therapeutic inhibitors of its two discovered targets. The discoveries happened to be important in improving cancer immunotherapy. The lead therapeutic candidate, COM701 . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please …

Moderna News. See Also: Regeneron Antibody Cocktail Could Reach the Market in October

SARS-CoV-2 Virus Vaccines Moderna On Monday Moderna (MRNA) started its Phase 3 clinical trial on 30,000 people with its product mRNA-1273. Separately, in a press release Moderna announced a preclinical study evaluating its product mRNA-1273 has been published in The New England Journal of Medicine. This study . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

A New Gene Therapy Series Starts Today with Regenxbio

Beyond the firms that are speeding towards bringing prophylactic vaccines against the COVID-19 infection into the clinic we have to consider the other firms that have been negatively affected by the virus pandemic; we expect them to rebound and surge when the virus loses its ability to kill. We decided to start with gene therapy companies that we believe have suffered from the delays of …

CRiSPR Therapeutics Stock is Skyrocketing

CRiSPR Therapeutics Rally  For those who wonder why CRiSPR Therapeutics (CRSP) is soaring we remind that they should have been expecting this rally and for it to be followed by its two sisters Intellia Therapeutics (

We Are Not Yet in Bizarro World

Unclear Reasoning for the Inovio Selloff Though Inovio (INO) announced positive interim clinical data of INO-4800 (its vaccine candidate against novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)) from the first of two Phase 1 clinical trial cohorts, the stock still fell around 11%. The reason for the selloff is still unclear to us. Some have said the reason for the stock . . . This content is for paid …

The COVID-19 Vaccines’ Developing Firms’ Bizarre Evaluations

Novel Coronavirus Vaccines and Wall Street Vaccines against novel coronavirus are recognized now as the only way to return disrupted human lives back to normal. Vaccines have become the most important topic for Wall Street’s investors and analysts especially at times when the virus demonstrates its capability to continue disrupting human lives on the entire planet. Betting up and down on the firms that are …

Inovio Received $71 Million in Funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Inovio Received US DoD Funding for CELLECTRA® 3PSP Smart Device Inovio (INO) announced today it has received $71 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to support the large-scale manufacture of the company's proprietary CELLECTRA® 3PSP smart device and the procurement of CELLECTRA® 2000 devices. CELLECTRA® 3PSP was created to deliver the INO-4800 . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …

Good News for Four Companies: Jazz, Celldex, Inventiva & Illumina

Good News for Jazz, Celldex, Inventiva & Illumina Jazz Pharmaceuticals Good News Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) announced along with its partner PharmaMar (MSE: PHM) that the U.S. FDA has approved Zepzelca™ (lurbinectedin) for adults with metastatic small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and disease progression on or after platinum-based chemotherapy.  Zepzelca was granted accelerated approval based on the overall response rate (ORR) and duration of response. <Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification and …