Category: Impacting News

Regeneron Granted FDA Emergency Use Authorization for its COVID-19 Antibody Cocktail Therapy

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Receives EUA from the FDA for REGEN-COV2 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ (REGN) antibody cocktail therapy casirivimab and imdevimab, known also REGN-COV2 or REGEN-COV2, received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA EUA is for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in adults as well as pediatric patients at least 12 years of age and weighing at least …

PTC Therapeutics’ Many Attractive Achievements and Approvals

PTC Therapeutics Approvals and Achievements PTC Therapeutics (PTCT) has achieved a lot recently. The latest is the August approval from the U.S. FDA of its product Evrysdi (risdiplam), the first orally administered at-home treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in adults and children 2 months and older.   Evrysdi has been granted approvals in Brazil, Chile and Ukraine as . . . This content is …

About bluebird bio

bluebird bio bluebird bio (BLUE) financial results and business highlights for the third quarter 2020 are important to be aware of when volatility and negative analysis lack common sense. The stock selloff has been steady and progressive while there was no bad news emanating from the clinical trials on gene therapy that would provide cures or from any FDA . . . This content is …

CRISPR Therapeutics – Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier – Gene Editing and the Future of Humanity

CRISPR Therapeutics Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, Co-Founder CRISPR Therapeutics (CRSP) announced on October 7, 2020 that Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her groundbreaking work on the CRISPR/Cas9 system.  Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier is the co-founder of CRISPR Therapeutics together with Rodger Novak and Shaun Foy. Dr. Charpentier is the Founding, Scientific and Managing . . . This content is …

Why Compugen is a Favorite Biotechnology Firm

Compugen Compugen (CGEN) presented its third-quarter achievements and financial results. We believe the firm is on the right track towards clinically confirming that its discovered targets, PVRIG and TIGIT when inhibited, will extend the capability of the current checkpoint inhibitors into treating cancers resistant to immunotherapy by checkpoint inhibition.   From Compugen Anat Cohen-Dayag, Ph.D., President and CEO of Compugen . . . This content is …

A Great Game Changer for the History of Biotechnology

Intellia Therapeutics Scientific Co-Founder Shares Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Collaborator On October 07, 2020 Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., one of Intellia Therapeutics (NTLA) scientific co-founders, was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology. Dr. Doudna shared the award with her research collaborator, Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, one of . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here …

An Acquisition & a Collaboration You Must Know About

Bristol-Myers Squibb Increased activity being observed at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) is aimed at further empowering the firm's various franchises. It all started with the firm’s attempt to empower its oncology franchise with the creation and approval of its checkpoint protein inhibitor Opdivo (nivolumab) - a programmed Death-1 (PD-1) inhibitor. This antibody has been the most successful attempt . . . This content is for paid …

Johnson & Johnson Launches a Large Scale Phase 3 Trial of Its COVID-19 Vaccine. See Also: Intellia to Prove the Advantages of CRISPR Gene-Editing

Johnson & Johnson ENSEMBLE Trial for Its COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced the launch of its large-scale, pivotal, multi-country Phase 3 trial, ENSEMBLE, for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, JNJ-78436735. The initiation of the ENSEMBLE trial follows positive interim results from Phase 1 . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

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 …