Tag: AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

Argenx’s product, Efgartigimod, demonstrates positive results in primary immune thrombocytopenia

Argenx’s product, Efgartigimod, demonstrates positive results in primary immune thrombocytopenia

Phase 2 clinical trial data of argenx’s (ARGX) product Efgartigimod (ARGX-113) in adult patients with primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)  showed a favorable safety and tolerability profile. The results also demonstrated that efgartigimod caused meaningful platelet count improvements across doses and ITP patient classifications, including newly diagnosed, persistent and chronic, and correlated with a consistent reduction in IgG levels. Commenting on the news, Nicolas Leupin, Chief Medical …
The FDA approved Neurocrine’s & AbbVie’s Endometriosis drug, Orilissa. Neurocrine stock met & surpassed the Prohost 2018 target

The FDA approved Neurocrine’s & AbbVie’s Endometriosis drug, Orilissa. Neurocrine stock met & surpassed the Prohost 2018 target

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), in cooperation with Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX), announced that the United States FDA approved Orilissa™ (elagolix) under priority review for women with moderate to severe endometriosis pain. Orilissa represents the first FDA-approved oral treatment for moderate to severe endometriosis pain in over a decade. The drug is expected to be available in U.S. retail pharmacies in early August 2018. Endometriosis is a condition where …
Stories about research, clinical trials results and an FDA ruling

Stories about research, clinical trials results and an FDA ruling

The Week in Review #26 IN THE BIOTECH WORLD - RESEARCH - IMPROVING CRISPR GENE EDITING The problem cited with gene editing is that the editing may stay switched on after it succeeded in reaching its goals. To prevent further unwarranted mutations, scientists from the Bath and Cardiff University have invented a switch that aims at controlling protein expression in cultured cells and mouse embryos with the …
Revisiting Biotech Companies We Highlighted

Revisiting Biotech Companies We Highlighted

Prohost Letter #421 PRIVATE  LESSONS - Stock prices of publicly-­traded biotech companies oscillate for the same reasons other industries’ stock prices swing all day long. The fluctuations are the outcome of investors’ and daily traders’ unrelenting buying and selling . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or log in.
Another Week of Outperformance

Another Week of Outperformance

Coming Soon... The Week in Review #16 More Exciting Rallies in Prohost Picks - The past week and for several week fascinating outperformances have been seen for many of the Prohost Portfolio stocks. We continue to articulate that the good news is not only in the stocks’ rallies, but also in the outstanding stories behind them . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …
Tracing Large Pharmaceutical Companies’ Choices

Tracing Large Pharmaceutical Companies’ Choices

The Week in Review #8 Potential biotech winners inspired through COLLABORATION - When successful top-­tier drug developing firms such as Amgen (AMGN) or Merck (MRK) sign strategic collaborating agreements with small development-­stage biotech firms,...   &nbsp . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or log in.
New Breakthrough Immuno-Oncology Products

New Breakthrough Immuno-Oncology Products

The Week in Review #7 A lot more happened in the past week regarding improving the treatment of cancer and of other devastating diseases. This issue contains discoveries that aim at improving breakthrough immuno-­oncology treatment outcomes. Here are some of the breakthrough technologies and treatments that might improve, by-­far, the management of cancer . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to …
Prohost Letter #412 Part 3

Prohost Letter #412 Part 3

Prohost Letter #412 Part 3 GLIOBLASTOMA - Is There Hope? Senator John McCain was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, glioblastoma – the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer. The cancer is so aggressive that most surgeries did not provide survival. This brain cancer affects around 3 people out of 100,000 in the U.S., with men more than women and whites more than other …
Prohost Letter #407

Prohost Letter #407

Prohost Letter #407 AT A GLANCE - Firms Added to Prohost Portfolio PROHOST IS PICKING NEUROCRINE BIOSCIENCES   On March 27, a few days before the FDA approves Neurocrine’s (NBIX) drug Ingrezza, (valbenazine) capsules for adults with tardive dyskinesia (TD), we posted an article titled “Time for Transformation and Achievements”. In the article, we stated that Neurocrine Sciences Ingrezza will highlight Neurocrine Biosciences and its …
CytomX Therapeutics: A Noteworthy Expansion of Collaborative Agreement with BMY

CytomX Therapeutics: A Noteworthy Expansion of Collaborative Agreement with BMY

Everybody knows Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), but just a few may know anything about CytomX Therapeutics (CTMX), or about its Probody Program. CytomX is a small, develop-ment-stage firm that created platform known as the Probody Program, which leads to the creation of first in class Probody therapeutics. These therapeutics are meant to overcome safety and efficacy problems encountered by the antibodies that are currently used in …
Good News from Juno Therapeutics and from Abbvie. Disappointing News for Clovis Oncology

Good News from Juno Therapeutics and from Abbvie. Disappointing News for Clovis Oncology

Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) is due to receive a fee payment of $50 million from Celgene. The reason for this compensation is that Celgene has exercised its option to develop and commercialize Juno CD19 program outside North America and China. From now on, Juno will share with Celgene the global development expenses for products in the CD19 program outside the U.S. and china and Celgene will have pay …
Prohost Letter #392

Prohost Letter #392

Prohost Letter #392 February 28, 2016 - How could it be possible for any genius to make intelligent guesses about the market's next moves when highly regarded experts, including Nobel Prize winners in economics, remained quizzical about the recent horrifying performances of publicly traded stocks? Since the beginning of 2016, the stock market has been made to look as if a runaway train with many passengers …
Who Skipped the Bloody Market? Why Gilead Embarked on Galapagos NV Drug Filgotonib?

Who Skipped the Bloody Market? Why Gilead Embarked on Galapagos NV Drug Filgotonib?

The market looks like angry, probably very angry, as stocks are in a severe selloff mood. There will be many explanations like usual, but it is difficult for us to speculate this time over the correctness of the offered explanations, including the Iran Saudi Arabia crisis, which led to an increase in the oil price whose decrease has caused the previous market’s bad mood. Like …
URGENT BREAKING NEWS

URGENT BREAKING NEWS

The FDA issued a warning that hepatitis C treatment Viekira Pak and Technivie can cause serious side effects and serious liver injury, mostly in patients with underlying advanced liver disease. The drugs in question belong to AbbVie (ABBV) with some of their  ingredients made by Enanta (ENTA), both were subjected to selloffs after the news, in addition to Express Script (ESRX) Holding, which  operates as a …