Tag: Gilead Sciences (GILD)

The Omicron Variant and the Bizarre Stock Market Chaos

The Bizarre Assessment of Biotech Firms in the Stock Market The Clinical-Stage Biotechnology Firms  We are witnessing inexplicable evaluations of clinical-stage biotechnology companies. Bizarre is the best description of this group’s assessment which is based on incomes that do not exist in biotech firms that are yet to have approved and marketed products anywhere in the world. Unfortunately, the most impacted firms by the bizarre …

Let’s Talk About 3 Firms with Important News: Cassava Sciences, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Gilead Sciences

Cassava Sciences, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Gilead Sciences All Have Good News Cassava Sciences & Alzheimer's Disease Cassava Sciences (SAVA) announced the initiation of a second Phase 3 trial of simufilam, its investigational drug for Alzheimer’s disease. This second Phase 3 study is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of simufilam over 78 weeks in approximately 1,000 Alzheimer’s . . . This content is for …

Gilead Sciences and Merck Initiate Phase 2 Study Evaluating Lenacapavir and Islatravir for HIV-1

Gilead Sciences and Merck Collaboration to Develop Long-Acting HIV Treatment  Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Merck (MRK) announced the start of a Phase 2 clinical study evaluating an investigational, once-weekly oral combination treatment regimen of islatravir and lenacapavir in people living with HIV who are virologically suppressed on antiretroviral therapy. From Gilead Sciences and Merck Jared Baeten, MD, PhD, Vice President, HIV Clinical Development, Gilead Sciences, …

Gilead Sciences: New Data Demonstrate Trodelvy Survival Benefit in Metastatic TNBC. See Also: Galapagos NV News

Gilead Sciences New Data from Trodelvy® Study Gilead Sciences (GILD) has recently announced new data from the Phase 3 ASCENT study evaluating Trodelvy® in patients with relapsed or refractory metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) who received two or more prior systemic therapies, at least one of them for metastatic disease. Trodelvy has shown to improve progression-free survival (PFS . . . This content is for paid …

Vir Biotechnology: Promising Clinical Data from Ongoing Trials of VIR-2218 and VIR-3434 for Chronic HBV Infection  

Vir Biotechnology Announced Positive Safety Findings from its Ongoing Trials for Chronic HBV Vir Biotechnology (VIR) announced new data from its ongoing Phase 2 clinical trials of VIR-2218 and ongoing Phase 1 studies of VIR-3434 in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. The results comprised positive safety findings in addition to a reduction in hepatitis . . . This content is for paid …

Gilead Sciences CAR-T Cell Yescarta Became the First and Only FDA Approved Treatment for Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Indolent Follicular Lymphoma

Gilead Sciences Yescarta for Relapsed or Refractory Indolent Follicula Lymphoma If Kite Pharma - a Gilead Sciences (GILD) company, had been acquired by any firm other than Gilead the stock would have gained at least 20% because of the news announced a few days ago. Kite Pharma announced outstanding Yescarta® (axicabtagene ciloleucel) results from the pivotal ZUMA-5 trial. At a minimum follow . . . This …

Jounce Therapeutics Inc Achieves First Milestone in Exclusive License Agreement with Gilead Sciences for JTX-1811

Jounce Therapeutics Inc: US FDA Cleared IND Application for JTX-1811 Targeting CCR8 Jounce Therapeutics Inc (JNCE) - a clinical-stage company focused on the discovery and development of novel cancer immunotherapies and predictive biomarkers, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for its product JTX-1811, an anti-CCR8 antibody.

Gilead Sciences Conference Call Information. See Also: Compugen Announcements

Gilead Sciences First-Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call Info Gilead Sciences (GILD) management will host a conference call to discuss the company’s first-quarter 2021 financial results and will provide a business update today, Thursday, April 29, at 4:30 p.m. EST.  Investors can dial 1-877-359-9508 (U.S.) or 1-224-357-2393 (international) to reach . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to …

Humanigen Inc Product Lenzilumab Combination with CAR T in DLBCL Protects from Severe Cytokine Syndrome

Humanigen Product Lenzilumab Combination with CAR-T At the recommended Phase 2 dose, lenzilumab in combination with CAR-T demonstrated a 100% objective response rate and no severe cytokine release syndrome or severe neurotoxicity Lenzilumab reduced IL-6, CRP, ferritin, MCP-1, IL-8, and IP-10 (CXCL-10) among others Humanigen now plans to conduct a randomized, potentially registrational, Phase 2 study with lenzilumab combined with all commercially available CD19 CAR-T …

Vir Biotechnology and GlaxoSmithKline: The European Medicines Agency Started a Review of VIR-7831 for COVID-19

Vir Biotechnology and GlaxoSmithKline in April 2020  In April 2020, Vir Biotechnology and GlaxoSmithKline entered into a collaboration to research and develop solutions for coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19). The collaboration uses Vir’s proprietary monoclonal antibody platform technology to accelerate existing and identify new anti-viral antibodies that could be used as therapeutic or preventive options to help address the current COVID-19 pandemic …

Gilead Sciences: Another Accelerated Cancer Approval from the FDA

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval for Gilead Sciences Trodelvy® The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval of Gilead Sciences (GILD) product Trodelvy® (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy). The approval is for use of the product in adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer (UC) who have previously received platinum-containing chemotherapy and either a programmed death receptor-1 (PD-1) or a programmed death-ligand 1 …

Gilead Sciences: FDA Fully Approves Trodelvy for Metastatic TNBC

Gilead Sciences is Granted FDA Approval for Trodelvy® Gilead Sciences (GILD), a company that has been granted more approvals than many are aware of except for the short analysts and their followers, today announced that the U.S. FDA has granted full approval to Trodelvy® (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for adult patients with unresectable locally advanced or . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here …

A Flashback and Future Projections

Prohost Letter #445 A Flashback and Future Projections 1. A Follow-Up on Recently Posted News from ProhostBiotech 2. Answering Questions 3. Development-Stage Firms to Outperform 4. Oversold Revenue-Generating Firms 5. Tables with FAIR 2021 Targets for the Prohost Selected Firms In This Issue We Discuss the Following Firms: Anixa Biosciences (

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 …

Gilead Sciences has Good News for Relapsed or Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma and More

Gilead Sciences Company, Kite Pharma, News Kite Pharma, a Gilead Company (GILD), announced that the European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorization for Tecartus™ (autologous, anti-CD19-transduced CD3+ cells; formerly KTE-X19). Tecartus is a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy for adult patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma after two or more lines of systemic therapy including a Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor. Conditional …

Acquisitions that Make Sense

Acquisitions  AstraZeneca Acquires Alexion Pharmaceuticals AstraZeneca (AZN) and Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) entered into a definitive agreement for . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.