Tag: Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR)

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 …
New stock selection and re-evaluation

New stock selection and re-evaluation

Prohost Letter #422 SUMMARY OF THE PAST ISSUE ARTICLE - REVISITING PROMISING FIRMS (PART1) - The firms we tackled in the past issue comprised: 1. Firms we liked and added to our portfolio. 2. Firms we posted their good news, but did not select... 
About Nektar’s product NKTR- 214 at ASCO

About Nektar’s product NKTR- 214 at ASCO

The real news coming from the presentation at ASCO related to the combination of Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) was viewed as positive by many analysts and investor until a sell-side negative article led to an unwarranted giant selloff of the stock. Last Week Nektar Stock gained $10 dollars over news that the firm has already submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for NKTR-181, which is …
Nektar and Takeda Explore Immunotherapy Combinations for Multiple Cancers. Sangamo Is Financing Through Public Offering

Nektar and Takeda Explore Immunotherapy Combinations for Multiple Cancers. Sangamo Is Financing Through Public Offering

NEKTAR Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) and Takeda Pharmaceutical (TKPYY) are collaborating to evaluate Nektar’s investigational medicine, NKTR-214, with Takeda’s investigational medicine, TAK-659, as a potential combination for multiple cancer settings.  NKTR-214 is an experimental immuno-stimulatory recognized to expand specific cancer-fighting T cells and natural killer (NK) cells directly into the cancer micro-environment. The drug also increases the expression of PD-1 on these immune cells. TAK-659 inhibits both spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK), which is involved in . . . …
Real Breakthroughs

Real Breakthroughs

Prohost Letter #420 REAL BREAKTHROUGHS - One Has Already Been Used and the Other Has Extraordinary Promises In  the  NEWS - THE POWER OF CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR IMMUNOTHERAPY WOW It is about the checkpoint inhibitors immunotherapy, which is bringing to the world of cancer a stunning revelation of a combination treatment offering an almost cure for a lung cancer...
Nektar Therapeutics: The Best Example of the “Sell Good News” Reckless Habit

Nektar Therapeutics: The Best Example of the “Sell Good News” Reckless Habit

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) and Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) Announce Global Development & Commercialization Collaboration for Nektar’s Product NKTR-214 The Collaboration is to evaluate the full-potential of NKTR-214 plus Obdivo (nivolumab) across numerous tumors, based on promising early data from ongoing Phase 1/2 PIVOT clinical study. Establishes a broad joint clinical development plan combining NKTR-214 with Opdivo and Opdivo plus Yervoy (ipilmumab) in registration-enabling trials in more than 20 indications across 9 …
Another Week of Outperformance

Another Week of Outperformance

Coming Soon... The Week in Review #16 More Exciting Rallies in Prohost Picks - The past week and for several week fascinating outperformances have been seen for many of the Prohost Portfolio stocks. We continue to articulate that the good news is not only in the stocks’ rallies, but also in the outstanding stories behind them . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …
The Week in Review #11

The Week in Review #11

The Week in Review #11 A New Era - Faster than the speed of light, the management of diseases is shifting from fast improvement to a total gigantic unprecedented change. Some of the conquering approaches towards providing long-­lasting cures look as if the outcome of magic rather than mere science . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or log in.
Nektar Therapeutics: Speeding Its Flight Towards the Moon

Nektar Therapeutics: Speeding Its Flight Towards the Moon

Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) stock rallied, reaching all-time high with positive results in every aspect of the firm’s fundamentals from reported finances, to reported products’ results, etc.,  Cash and investments in marketable securities at September 30, 2017, were $412.2 million as compared to $389.1 million at December 31, 2016. The cash includes the $150.0 million upfront payment by Eli Lilly & Company for the development and commercialization of NKTR-358. As Howard W. Robin, President and CEO of …
Why Eli Lilly Wanted Nektar’s Drug NKTR-358 So Badly. Incyte’s Most Recent News

Why Eli Lilly Wanted Nektar’s Drug NKTR-358 So Badly. Incyte’s Most Recent News

It took only a few months after the dosing stages of NKTR-358 in in a Phase I trial for Eli Lilly to strike a deal worth $400 million with the ascending firm Nektar (NKTR) related to the drug. Eli Lilly seemed impressed with NeKtar’s drug, which was designed to treat autoimmune and other chronic inflammatory conditions. NKTR-358 targets interleukin (IL-2) receptor complex. Nektar and Lilly …
Developing Another Better CAR Using NK Cells Instead of T Cells. Nektar Has Great News

Developing Another Better CAR Using NK Cells Instead of T Cells. Nektar Has Great News

IMPROVING ON CAR IMMUNOTHERAPY APPROACH  When we stated that chimeric antigen receptor CAR immunotherapy process was created to remain and improve, we aimed at demonstrating our conviction that the CAR approach will eventually be improved and become the gold standard for the treatment of many cancers. We observed that many research and medical institutions are using all advanced information, state-of-the-art techniques and technologies in order …
Prohost Letter #408

Prohost Letter #408

Prohost Letter #408 AT A GLANCE - Continued from the Previous Prohost Letter #408 In the Past issue #407, we picked the following firms: NEUROCRINE BIOSCIENCES (NBIX) Treating Tardive Dyskinesia CYTOMX Improving On Cancer Immunotherapy CELYAD SA (CYAD) Bringing Solutions To Immunotherapy Problems Please Read the articles written about these firms in the Issue #407 In This Issue We Add  NEW LINK GENETICS...
Nektar: Killing Pain While Fighting Addiction. Stock is Up 28 Percent

Nektar: Killing Pain While Fighting Addiction. Stock is Up 28 Percent

Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) announced positive results from the SUMMIT-07 Phase 3 efficacy study of its painkiller drug known as NKTR-181. The drug, which is a first-in-class opioid analgesic is a new chemical entity (NCE). It is the first full mu-opioid agonist molecule designed to provide potent pain relief without leading to abuse and addiction. The FDA has granted NKTR-181 Fast Track designation for moderate to …
Prohost Letter #404 Part 2

Prohost Letter #404 Part 2

Prohost Letter #404 Part 2 Synthetic Biology (2) A Brief History DNA is the software of life. This is how Synthetic Genomics firm, which we believe is now is the leading biotech firm for applied synthetic biology. Synthetic Genomics is still a private firm in spite of that thousands of investors are impatiently waiting for it to turn public and it will. So stay tuned. …
Prohost Letter #402

Prohost Letter #402

Prohost Letter #402 Antisense Proof of Concept and Feasibility EYE ON INVIVA (INVA) Sales of The Ellipta Inhalers Started to Pick up AND ON THERAVANCE BIOPHARMA (TBPH) See Below AND WE WILL NOT LOSE FOCUS ON ARIAD (ARIA), EXELIXIS (EXEL), ARRAY (ARRY), PORTOLA (PTLA), NEKTAR (NKTR), THERAVANCE BIOPHARMA (TBPH), INVIVA (INVA), MERCK (MRK) AND SEE THE TABLES IONIS (IONS) The . . . This content is for paid …
Why We Are Ignoring the Temporary Selling of NKTR. See Also: Agenus Adjuvant in GSK Successful Shingles Vaccine

Why We Are Ignoring the Temporary Selling of NKTR. See Also: Agenus Adjuvant in GSK Successful Shingles Vaccine

There is nothing wrong with Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR). The stock is temporarily underperforming as traders are practicing their conviction that they must sell when a firm finances through dilution. The traders practice this law of thumb regardless of whether the financing aims at bringing wealth or invites for a catastrophe. We believe Nektar is walking the road towards creating wealth and growth through continued development …
Nektar Therapeutics: Crossing the Barriers and Sailing into the Future

Nektar Therapeutics: Crossing the Barriers and Sailing into the Future

Filled with high hopes and great enthusiasm, we are following up on Nektar’s (NKTR) immunotherapy product NKTR-214, which is in trials by Mayo Clinic and MD Anderson cancer center. The product is a CD122-biased agonist designed to stimulate the patient’s own immune system to kill tumor cells. The technology behind the molecule “targeted polymer conjugate technology” has been validated time and time again in clinical …
Prohost Letter #395

Prohost Letter #395

Prohost Letter #395 On the Road TO DEFEATING CANCER - Results of cancer treatment with novel immunotherapy drugs suggest that the hope of conquering cancer has improved from doubtful to conceivable. Immunotherapy treatments are scoring unprecedented successes against a wide variety of malignancies, including liquid cancers, solid cancers, cancers with DNA mutations caused by viruses and other cancer-causing agents. The two Immunotherapy approaches are currently occupying …
Nektar Therapeutics and Seattle Genetics at the AACR Meeting

Nektar Therapeutics and Seattle Genetics at the AACR Meeting

Meaningful Presentations at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS NKTR-214 Drug Improves Survival and Extends Immunity in cancer Immunotherapy Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) investigational immune-stimulatory cytokine therapy NKTR-214 is in Phase 1/2 trial. At the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting, Nektar announced new preclinical data for NKTR-214, which demonstrate both its activity as a single-agent and its synergistic activity with checkpoint blockade. …