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Cassava Statement Regarding Plasma p-tau Analysis from a Previously Disclosed Phase 2b Study in Alzheimer’s Patients

Cassava Sciences Released a Statement  Cassava Sciences, Inc. (SAVA) – a biotechnology company focused on Alzheimer’s disease, today released a statement regarding plasma p-tau analysis from a previously disclosed randomized, controlled Phase 2b clinical study in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. For this study, Cassava Sciences contracted with Quanterix Corp., a highly regarded, independent laboratory, to perform sample testing on blinded samples. The Phase 2b clinical …

Cassava Sciences Issued a Response to Claims Posted After Market Yesterday. See Also: Cassava Sciences Good News

Cassava Sciences Responds to Misleading Posts Cassava Sciences (SAVA) today issued a response to claims that were posted online yesterday after market hours. Cassava Sciences believes the claims made in this post regarding scientific integrity are false and misleading. The Company stands behind its science, its scientists, and its scientific collaborators; it is responding to ensure the facts are known and respected . . . …

A Reevaluation of Prohost Biotech’s Picked Firms

Prohost Letter #446 A Reevaluation of Prohost Biotech’s Picked Firms We have already pinpointed some of the devastating and life-threatening diseases that have yet to find treatment. Prohost’s plans are about discovering small &/or large biotech or biopharma firms that demonstrate scientific capability for treating or curing these diseases. Most of the firms that we picked for investment in yesteryears had solid scientific and managerial …

AstraZeneca: Big Step Towards Improving the Lives of SLE Patients and More on Cassava Sciences

Cassava Sciences There is no doubt in our minds that Cassava Sciences’ (SAVA) product simufilam will play a major role in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. We have no doubt that simufilam has improved cognition in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. The cognition gained 3.0 Points on ADAS-Cog in 9 months. The Alzheimer’s patients’ disordered . . . This content is for paid …

Cassava Sciences Good News and an Unwarranted Sell-Off. A New Drug Approval for Bristol-Myers Squibb and ImmunoGen Quarterly Results

Cassava Sciences Inc Following Cassava Sciences Inc successful and promising presentations, all the titles of the news and articles written by fair professionals have been as follows: “Cassava Sciences announces positive biomarkers’ data and positive Cognition Data following the treatment with Simufilam” These titles never moved from the Internet even after a huge sell-off occurred.  Indeed, the improvement in cognition demonstrated by the data was …

Cassava Sciences Inc: Today’s Press Releases

Cassava Sciences Inc Press Release Related to Positive Biomarker Data  Cassava Sciences Inc (SAVA) announced today, in a press release, positive biomarker data from an open-label study of simufilam, the Company’s investigational drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. In a clinical study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), simufilam significantly improved all measured biomarkers in patients with Alzheimer’s disease following 6 months of open-label …

Cassava Sciences Announces Positive Data with SavaDx from a Randomized Controlled Phase 2b Study of Simufilam

Cassava Sciences: Positive Clinical Data with SavaDX Cassava Sciences (SAVA) today announced positive clinical data with SavaDx, an investigational diagnostic/biomarker to detect Alzheimer’s disease with a simple blood test. SavaDx was used to measure plasma levels of altered filamin A before and after simufilam treatment in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. In this Phase 2b randomized, controlled trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), simufilam significantly reduced …

bluebird bio Receives Approval for its Gene Therapy SKYSONA™ for Young People with Early CALD Without a Matched Sibling Donor

bluebird bio Receives EC Approval for  bluebird bio (BLUE) announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization of SKYSONA™ (elivaldogene autotemcel, Lenti-D™) one-time gene therapy for the treatment of early cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (CALD) in patients less than 18 years of age with an ABCD1 genetic mutation, and for whom a human leukocyte antigen . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to …

Cassava Sciences Stock Soared. See Also: The Resurrection of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals

Cassava Sciences Soared Cassava Sciences (SAVA) stock soared today. The firm announced that it will present two new clinical datasets for its product candidates at the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), which will be held virtually in Denver, CO from July 26th through July 30th. Cassava Sciences’ investigational product candidates include simufilam treatment . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or …

Companies Behind the Biotechnology Revolution

Prohost Portfolio PLUS #7 Companies Behind The Biotechnology Revolution Without these firms, basic science discoveries in the universities and the academic institutions and by the firms themselves would remain unutilized and shelved. Most of the firms we picked for the Prohost Portfolio are bringing novel products to newly discovered targets, and most have offered proof of concept of their hypotheses. Having said that, we add …

The FDA Approval of Biogen’s Alzheimer’s Disease Drug and How Cassava Sciences Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Differs

Biogen Product Adulelm Approved for Alzheimer’s Disease The latest news regarding Alzheimer’s disease is that of the FDA’s approval of Biogen Inc’s (BIIB) Alzheimer disease product Adulelm (aducanumab). Although the approval seemed to be great news for Biogen many analysts and researchers, in highly regarded scientific institutions and universities, called it controversial. The FDA advisory committee has voted almost unanimously against approving Adulelm (aducanumab) for …

Annovis Bio Inc: Very Encouraging Trial Results in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Annovis Bio Inc and Neurodegenerative Diseases Annovis Bio Inc (ANVS), a clinical-stage drug platform company. This firm's focus is the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. Annovis Bio Inc announced today new results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of its product ANVS401, the Company's lead . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Cassava Sciences Awarded NIH Grant. See Also: Intellia Therapeutics Presentations at the 24th ASGCT Meeting

Cassava Sciences Awarded NIH Research Grant for Simufilam Cassava Sciences (SAVA) announced that it has been awarded a new $2.7 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant was awarded following a peer review of clinical and scientific data for simufilam, its drug candidate for Alzheimer's disease, and is intended to fund clinical readiness activities . . . This content is …

Cassava Sciences Guidance for Simufilam. See Also: Its First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Cassava Sciences Guidance and Financial Results Cassava Sciences (SAVA) announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 as well as its guidance regarding the release of new clinical data with simufilam, the Company’s lead drug candidate to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Investors and shareholders of this firm are impatiently waiting for more news about the firm’s . . . This content is for …

Re-Working Some Evaluated Biotechnology Firms

Prohost Portfolio PLUS #2 Re-Working Some Evaluated Biotechnology Firms Exelixis: 2020 and 2021 Wondering why Exelixis’ (EXEL) stock has looked paralyzed for more than two years? To know better about Exelixis the entrepreneur and Exelixis the creative scientific institution, we decided to go to the recorded Exelixis history, financial results and scientific . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe …

Prohost Letter #444

Prohost Letter #444 The End of the Year Issue was delayed because our 2020 Prohost Portfolio stocks’ targets for the year failed to materialize; nobody not even the authorities were capable of predicting the pandemic, which continues to plague the world. As 2021 approached, we were unable to the End of the Year issue on time as we lacked the information required for the fair …

Why Cassava Sciences Stock Opened Down Today. See Also: The Mirati Therapeutics and MD Anderson Collaboration

Cassava Sciences Inc Opened Down Today Cassava Sciences, Inc. (SAVA) - a clinical-stage biotech firm focused on the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with several healthcare-focused, and other institutional investors, for the purchase of 4,081,633 shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $49.00 per share for . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …

Cassava Sciences: Significant Program Progress and its Expected Milestones for 2021

Cassava Sciences 2021 Focus and Momentum Cassava Sciences (SAVA) President & CEO, Remi Barbier, informed that the firm has started 2021 with tremendous momentum led by results of a 6-month interim analysis from an open-label study of simufilam, Cassava’s drug candidate for Alzheimer’s disease. Mr. Barbier expressed his belief that the rest of the year may . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …