Tag: Galapagos NV (GLPG)

Gilead Sciences: In pursuit of cures for intractable diseases

Gilead Sciences: In pursuit of cures for intractable diseases

Gilead Sciences (GILD) has news that we felt good about it for a company that saved millions of lives from the minute, but monster viruses HIV and HCV. Curing millions of patients with HCV, has led Gilead to decide that the time has come for bringing cures to many horrible diseases. Yesterday, September 12, the news announced that Gilead and Precision BioSciences have entered into …
What is looking good in the aggressive portfolio

What is looking good in the aggressive portfolio

The Week in Review #29 PROHOST AGGRESSIVE PORTFOLIO  - The aggressive portfolio hosts biotech firms with solid scientific fundamentals and prominent scientists whose stocks have plummeted following some setbacks. A setback could be a failure of an investigational product to meet the endpoints of its clinical trial or that the small biotech firm has taken long to achieve its goals . . . This content …
Gilead and Galapagos have good news for patients with severely active Ankylosing Spondylitis

Gilead and Galapagos have good news for patients with severely active Ankylosing Spondylitis

Gilead Sciences’ (GILD) and Galapagos’ (GLPG) product filgotinib – a highly selective JAK1 inhibitor has met the primary efficacy endpoint in Phase 2 TORTUGA trial in adults with moderately to severely active ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Patients treated with filgotinib achieved significantly greater improvements compared to those who took a placebo. The results came from the Phase 2 of the TORTUGA – a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, …
Steps Forward in the Management of Inflammatory and Autoimmune Diseases

Steps Forward in the Management of Inflammatory and Autoimmune Diseases

Improving the management of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases has been a dream that seems to be happening slowly but surely in the past years. The improvement has gained energy and speed in 2015. The advancement in treatments has been demonstrated on several inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, including psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Crohn’s disease, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and many other autoimmune diseases. Psoriasis   …
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 …