Tag: Forty Seven Inc (FTSV)

Forty Seven Continues to Outperform

Forty Seven Continues to Outperform

Forty Seven On December 21, 2018 Prohost picked Forty Seven (FTSV) at $16.95 adding it to its Portfolio of biotech firms with solid scientific and non-scientific fundamentals. Forty Seven develops novel checkpoint therapies to activate macrophages in the fight against cancer. The firm targets the CD47 pathway to engage macrophages in fighting tumors.  Macrophages function as first responders, engulfing foreign and abnormal cells, including cancer …
Prohost Letter #438 ~ The End of the Year Issue 2019

Prohost Letter #438 ~ The End of the Year Issue 2019

Prohost Letter #438 End of the Year Issue  2019 Happy New Year 2020 The NASDAQ reached 9000 for the first time in the market history on December 30, 2019. However, on the last trading day of 2019, the Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 8,945.99 after giving back 60.62 points or 0.7%. During the departed year, however, the stock exchange was boosted by the outperformance of …
The Week in Review #48 ~ Holiday Edition

The Week in Review #48 ~ Holiday Edition

The Week in Review #48 Holiday Edition ******************** Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah! We Wish You a Happy New Year Filled with Excellent Health, Peace of Mind, Prosperity and Happiness What a Year for Biotechnology What happened in the biotech sector toward the end of 2019 is briefed in this Review as we focus on the performance of our picked firms’ stocks’ prices. We will …
Nektar at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting

Nektar at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting

Nektar Therapeutics Presents NKTR-255 at ASH Nektar Therapeutics’ (NKTR) IL-15 agonist investigational candidate NKTR-255 presentations at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition have been promising. Positive data presented from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center preclinical studies conducted in collaboration with researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and more. NKTR-255 is currently . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …
What A Week For Biotechnology

What A Week For Biotechnology

The Week in Review #47 What A Week For Biotechnology Synopsis In this “Week in Review” there is no complicated scientific and clinical information, leaving the details to the articles that we usually post on the Prohost website. Most of the Prohost picked firms’ Q3 financial results have beaten expectations. Three firms have reached the Prohost 2019 targets, and more firms have outperformed, with some …
End of the Year Decisions ~ Part 3

End of the Year Decisions ~ Part 3

Prohost Letter #428 End of the Year Decisions ~ Part 3 In Part 3 of this series we selected two firms, both were recently added to the Prohost Portfolio. The first firm, FortySeven (FTSV), focuses on an immunotherapy that differs from the breakthrough blockbuster checkpoint inhibitors on the surface of the T Cells. FortySeven’s products target checkpoint proteins on both cancer cells and macrophage cells. The latter …
Improving on immunotherapy and preventing one of its serious side effects

Improving on immunotherapy and preventing one of its serious side effects

The Week in Review #34 Improving on Immunotherapy and preventing one of its serious side effects. Removal of glutamine leads to a substantial reduction in cell growth or induces cell death in certain types of cancer cells, indicating that these cells are dependent on, or "addiected" to, glutamine. Normal cells do not depend much on glutamine . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …