Tag: Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR)

Nektar Product NKTR-358 Shows Promise in Autoimmune and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

Nektar Product NKTR-358 Shows Promise in Autoimmune and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

Nektar Announced Results for NKTR-358  During an oral session at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) 2019, in Madrid, Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) announced results of the first-in-human Phase 1a study evaluating single-ascending doses of NKTR-358 for the treatment of autoimmune and other chronic inflammatory conditions.  The . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.
The ASCO 2019 Special Edition

The ASCO 2019 Special Edition

Prohost Letter #432 The ASCO 2019 Special Edition SPRAYING FEAR The Victims Are The most disturbed victim of the instigated and irrelevant fear against investing in the stock market is the market itself. Indeed, baseless fear campaigns frighten positive investors while encouraging short-selling investors to maximize their selling which intensifies the markets volatility. We have been experiencing this phenomenon since the beginning of 2019. Market …
From ASCO: Amgen, Nektar, Sanofi, GRAIL and Others. A Biotech to Keep an Eye on

From ASCO: Amgen, Nektar, Sanofi, GRAIL and Others. A Biotech to Keep an Eye on

What Everyone Wants to Hear from ASCO The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting is ongoing. What the oncologists, the analysts, the researchers and investors and other interested observers are anxious to hear this year is mostly about the improvements in the immune-oncology approaches. The Oncologists Want to Hear About: Up-to-date information from clinical trials on immunotherapies in order to practice the safest and …
Recent News from Incyte, Merck and Nektar

Recent News from Incyte, Merck and Nektar

Incyte's FDA Approval Based on encouraging data from the REACH1 trial the FDA approved a label expansion of the Incyte (INCY) product Jakafi (ruxolitinib) for graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in people 12 years and older. The FDA previously granted Jakafi Breakthrough therapy designation and orphan drug status for acute GVHD. GVHD is a condition that might occur after an . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please …
Nektar presentation today at the ASCO genitourinary cancers symposium

Nektar presentation today at the ASCO genitourinary cancers symposium

Today, at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (GU) held at Moscone West in San Francisco, CA, Nektar (NKTR) will present preliminary efficacy, safety and immune monitoring data from the ongoing metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) patient cohort in the PIVOT-02 study evaluating NKTR-214 in combination with Bristol-Myers immunotherapy product OPDIVO (nivolumab). NKTR-214 is a CD122-biased agonist designed to provide sustained …
Now You See It, Now You Don’t

Now You See It, Now You Don’t

Now You See it, Now You Don’t Deliberate Omissions of Real Facts Real facts might be displayed or concealed depending on the news announcers’ or bloggers’ self-interests. The following contains cases of deliberate or unintentional omission of facts that led to the decline of fundamentally sound biotech and biopharmaceutical firms in bullish market during the departed trading week . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please …
End of the Year Decisions Part 2

End of the Year Decisions Part 2

Prohost Letter #427 End of the Year Decisions ~ Part 2 As a result of the unexpected volatility in the stock market, we carefully reassessed each and very stock we picked for the Prohost Portfolio. Consequently, we had to change many of our 2019 targets in all 7 tables which represents the whole portfolio of companies we believe are offering lucrative investment opportunities. On January 3, …
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. …
Excellent news about little known products and Nektar Therapeutics

Excellent news about little known products and Nektar Therapeutics

The Week in Review, which we will post soon, is going to provide news that cancer patients, their parents, their oncologists and investors are anxiously waiting to hear.   The news is about studies with products demonstrating huge improvements in immunotherapy efficacy in addition to preventing checkpoint inhibitors such as: Opdivo, Keytruda and others, from causing adverse effects, including autoimmune reactions that are serious and …
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

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. Please click here …
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 here to log …
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 …