Tag: Moderna Inc (MRNA)

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The Week in Review #51 Questions & Answers About CytomX Q: Is there any reason for the CytomX stock selloff that occurred in early May? In order to answer this question we need to explain CytomX’s (CTMX) Probody therapeutics. These novel treatments are designed to remain inactive until they are activated only . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe …

Inovio: INO-4800 DNA Vaccine Against the Novel Coronavirus Has Promising News. Moderna Still Has the Front-Runner

Inovio DNA Vaccine Candidate INO-4800 for SARS-CoV-2 Inovio (INO) announced the publication of the preclinical study data for its novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 DNA vaccine INO-4800 which is demonstrating robust neutralizing antibody and T cell immune responses against COVID-19. The study was published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Communications titled, “Immunogenicity of a DNA vaccine candidate for COVID-19” by Inovio scientists and collaborators from The Wistar …

Moderna: Pricing of a Public Offering of 17,600,000 Shares at $76.00 Per Share

Moderna Inc: A Public Offering Moderna (MRNA) announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 17,600,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $76.00 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions. Moderna has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,640,000 shares of . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or …
Moderna: Positive Interim Phase 1 Data for its mRNA-1273 Vaccine Against Novel Coronavirus

Moderna: Positive Interim Phase 1 Data for its mRNA-1273 Vaccine Against Novel Coronavirus

Moderna Postive News for mRNA-1273 Vaccine Against Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Moderna (MRNA) announced positive interim clinical data of mRNA-1273, its vaccine candidate against novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19), from the Phase 1 study led by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). According to the firm’s press release, Immunogenicity data are currently available …

Novavax: A Profile and a Comment. See Also: Why We Need More Firms to Develop Coronavirus Vaccines

Novavax Still Rallying After Grant The Grant That Continues To Rally the Stock Novavax (NVAX) stock continues its ascent following yesterday’s announcement that the firm was granted up to $384 million by the coalition for Epidemic Preparedness innovation. We remind that the grant is to help the advancement in the clinical development of the firm’s SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) vaccine and of scaling-up manufacturing. We have to …

Novel Coronavirus: The Therapeutics

Prohost Letter 440 Coronavirus The Therapeutics Gilead’s Remdesivir Treating COVID-19 patients requires therapeutic products that can deal with moderate and severe persistent symptoms that are unwilling to ease or completely disappear after weeks of isolation, when following the distancing and wearing masks. The first product proven effective and safe to be granted FDA Emergency Use Approval (EUA) happens to be remdesivir from Gilead Sciences (

The FDA Cleared Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine for a Phase 2 Trial. The Stock Surged in Pre-market Hours

Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Cleared for Phase 2 Moderna (MRNA) provided business updates for the first quarter of 2020 and highlighted pipeline progress. The current most important of the news is that the FDA has cleared Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine to proceed with the central Phase 2 study.   The . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Moderna: Speeding down the Road Towards Developing a Prophylactic Vaccine Against the Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)

Moderna Submitted an IND for Its mRNA Vaccine Candidate for Novel Coronavirus  Moderna (MRNA) announced that it has submitted an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its mRNA vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273, against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. The filing is for the evaluation in Phase 2 and for late-stage studies if supported by safety data from the Phase …
The World Focus is on COVID-19 Treatments and Vaccines

The World Focus is on COVID-19 Treatments and Vaccines

The Week in Review #50 The World FOCUS is COVID-19 The world FOCUS right now is on life-saving accomplishments for COVID-19. In addition to safety measures that are being adopted by most citizens the following realizations that accomplishments might lead to a clear victory over the life-threatening novel coronavirus. They are: Successful Treatments that will alleviate the severity of symptoms from COVID-19 that is causing …
Why Gilead’s and Moderna’s Stocks Rallied Today

Why Gilead’s and Moderna’s Stocks Rallied Today

Gilead Sciences Gilead (GILD) stock soared after market hours adding $11 to the $1.90 the stock had gained during trading hours. Investors’ enthusiasm was raised when very promising results came out of a clinical trial for Gilead’s drug remdesivir given to COVID-19 infected people.   According to the news the University of Chicago’s Phase 3 trial results demonstrated that most COVID-19 infected patients treated with …
Learning More About Moderna’s Virtual Vaccine Day

Learning More About Moderna’s Virtual Vaccine Day

Moderna Therapeutics Virtual Vaccine Day On April 7, 2020 Moderna Therapeutics (MRNA) announced that it will host its virtual Vaccine Day for analysts and investors at 8:00 a.m. EST on Tuesday, April 14th. Moderna informed that during its first Vaccine Day Stéphane Bancel Chief Executive Officer and Tal Zaks Chief Medical Officer as well as key opinion . . . This content is for paid …
An Evaluation of Biotech Firms Part 4

An Evaluation of Biotech Firms Part 4

A Comprehensive Essay  Part 4 Our fair evaluation approaches of biotechnology and biopharma companies differ depending on the sizes and statuses of the firms. We reiterate our conviction that causing a selloff of development stage biotech stocks at every announcement of quarterly financial results because of lack of income is irrelevant and unfair to the firms and their stockholders. It does not make sense that …
Why We Are Still Optimistic. See Also: Inovio’s Good News

Why We Are Still Optimistic. See Also: Inovio’s Good News

COVID-19 and the Nation's Hospitals Disagreeable news with regard to the nation's hospitals is their unpreparedness to face a sudden crisis, let alone an unexpected and unprecedented pandemic. The system the hospitals are running on has been causing problems for a some time now, not just since the Coronavirus pandemic. Since the COVID-19 cases have been rushed to hospitals many unwarranted, unacceptable, intolerable and dangerous …
Good News for Exelixis and for Japanese Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients

Good News for Exelixis and for Japanese Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients

Exelixis, Takeda and Japanese RCC Patients Today we learned from Exelixis (EXEL) that Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, which is responsible for the clinical development and commercialization of Exelixis' oncology drug  CABOMETYX® (cabozantinib . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.
Its All About Coronavirus

Its All About Coronavirus

Coronavirus: The Possible Treatments While Moderna’s (MRNA) vaccine is being tested and its stock price continued to rise in the worst market performance day; other companies demonstrated readiness to bring their vaccines against the life-threatening virus into human clinical trials in the next few months. Regeneron (REGN) is one of the most trusted companies. In collaboration with Sanofi (SNY) the companies are on the top of …
A Market in Chaos. Moderna’s Human Trial Began Today

A Market in Chaos. Moderna’s Human Trial Began Today

A Market in Chaos The Market is in chaos. When this happens the market needs to be stopped from causing massive unwarranted harm to countries’ economies, the firms and investors in the stock market. A healthy market does not drop over 2,500 points one day and then back up the same amount within the next few days. The current market is behaving like a drunk …
Frustration, Volatility and Chaos

Frustration, Volatility and Chaos

Fluctuations and Volatility in the Market Only history can remind us that what’s going on recently with the stock market is not new. Similar situations have taken place during the terms of every president since Ronald Reagan. Indeed, the same stock market’s unexpected tumbling occurred during Reagan, Bush the father, Clinton, Bush the son, Obama and now Trump. As a matter of fact, history reminds …
Fighting COVID-19. See Also: Stocks Gains Following the Market’s Rebounding

Fighting COVID-19. See Also: Stocks Gains Following the Market’s Rebounding

Treating and Preventing COVID-19 Treating COVID-19, Gilead Sciences With regard to treating patients with COVID-19 we believe the most expected product to be used during this virus’ outbreak will be Gilead Sciences’ (GILD) product remdesivir. This product has reduced the severity of the coronavirus infection symptoms in animal testing and in a few infected humans who were treated with remdesivir on a compassionate basis. The …