Tag: Novo Nordisk (NVO)

The Week in Review #40

The Week in Review #40

  Conquering NASH Gilead and Novo Nordisk Conquering NASH What was Gilead Sciences' (GILD) announcement at EASL? What is Gilead doing to find effective treatments for NASH? Why would Novo Nordisk's (
Vertex: Good News from Europe. Ablynx: Rejecting Novo Nordisk’s Aquisition Offers.

Vertex: Good News from Europe. Ablynx: Rejecting Novo Nordisk’s Aquisition Offers.

VERTEX From Europe, Vertex (VRTX) was informed that the European Commission has granted an extension of the Marketing Authorization for ORKAMBI® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor). Orkambi is for cystic fibrosis (CF) in people with two copies of the F508del mutation, including children ages 6 through 11 Reimbursement: In countries such as Ireland, reimbursement agreements will lead to rapid access to ORKAMBI. In other countries across the European Union, Vertex will begin a country-by-country reimbursement process. Clinical trial Results …
Xoma: The Considered Dead is Alive and Kicking. Gilead is Way Undervalued

Xoma: The Considered Dead is Alive and Kicking. Gilead is Way Undervalued

The Diagnosed Dead Is Far from Dying Xoma (XOMA): Stock rallied following report announcing an upfront payment from Novartis, which multiplied the firm’s revenues 10 times over 2014. Novartis paid Xoma $37 million, Novo Nordisk paid $5 million and Pfizer paid the firm a little less than $4 million. CEO John Varian said, “Novel antibodies and technologies created by XOMA scientists to target diseases such as …