Tag: Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Announces Advancements of Its Product Suzetrigine for Acute and Neuropathic Pain

Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the NEWS Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) announced advancements across its suzetrigine pain program, which has the potential to be the first new class of medicine for acute and neuropathic pain in more than two decades. Vertex’s product suzetrigine is an oral selective NaV1.8 pain signal inhibitor, which has been granted FDA Fast Track and Breakthrough Therapy Designations in moderate-to-severe . . . This …

Vertex Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for KALYDECO® for the Treatment of Infants with Cystic Fibrosis Ages 1 Month and Older

Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the NEWS Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion for the label expansion of KALYDECO ® (ivacaftor) for the treatment of infants with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 1 month to less than 4 months old who have one of the . . . This content is for …

CRISPR Therapeutics to Present at the Citi 2024 Virtual Oncology Leadership Summit. See Also: CRISPR Therapeutics Advanced Steps

CRISPR Therapeutics Announcement Today, Feb. 15, 2024, CRISPR Therapeutics announced that members of its senior management team will present at the Citi 2024 Virtual Oncology Leadership Summit on Wednesday, Feb 21, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. ET. A live webcast of the fireside chat will be available on Events & Presentations page in the Investors section of the Company's website. A replay of the webcast will …

Two Pieces of News from CRISPR Therapeutics Today

Crispr Therapeutics First NEWS As we learned from Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) in an earlier, posted press release about the European approval, Crispr Therapeutics (CRSP) has also announced the same breakthrough . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals: EC Approves First CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Edited Therapy, CASGEVYTM, for the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease and Transfusion-Dependent Beta Thalassemia

European Commission Grants Conditional Marketing to Vertex Pharmaceuticals CASGEVY Tuesday Feb 13, 2024, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) announced that the European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorization to CASGEVY (exagamglogene autotemcel ), a CRISPR/Cas9 gene-edited therapy. CASGEVY is being approved for patients 12 years of age and older with severe sickle cell disease (SCD) characterized by recurrent vaso . . . This content is for paid …

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Announced Positive Results from its Non-Opioid Product VX-548

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Positive Results for VX-548 Today, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) announced positive results from its Phase 3 program for the treatment of moderate-to-severe acute pain. The Phase 3 program included two randomized, double- blind, placebo-controlled, pivotal trials, one following abdominoplasty . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Provides Pipeline and Business Updates in Advance of Upcoming Investor Meetings

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Updates Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) announced multiple program updates ahead of the upcoming investor meetings in January, including the 42 Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, which took place on January 8, 2024. From Vertex Pharmaceuticals Reshma Kewalramani, M.D., Chief Executive Officer and President of Vertex said,  “2023 was marked by continued strong performance in the cystic fibrosis business and acceleration of our . . …

Vertex Stock Soars Pre-Market Announcing Positive Results from Phase 2 Study of VX-548 for the Treatment of Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the NEWS Today, December 13, 2023, Vertex  Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) announced positive results from its Phase 2 dose-ranging study of the selective NaV1.8 inhibitor VX-548 in people with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Treatment with all . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals and CRISPR Therapeutics Announce Authorization of the First CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Edited Therapy, CASGEVY

Vertex Pharmaceuticals and CRISPR Therapeutics Announce Authorization of CASGEVY Conditional Approval for Both Sickle Cell Disease and Transfusion Dependent Beta Thalassemia Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) and CRISPR Therapeutics (CRSP) today announced that the United Kingdom (U.K.) Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) granted them conditional marketing authorization for CASGEVYTM (exagamglogene autotemcel ), a CRISPR/Cas9 gene . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please …

Good News for CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex Pharmaceuticals

CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex Pharmaceuticals NEWS CRISPR Therapeutics (CRSP) announced the completion of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Cellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee meeting for exagamglogene autotemcel (exa-cel) for the treatment of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in people ages 12 and older with recurrent vaso-occlusive crises (VOCs). Exa . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe …

Vertex Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for ORKAMBI in Children with Cystic Fibrosis Aged 1 – >2 Years

Vertex Pharmaceuticals ORKAMBI Receives Positive CHMP Opinion Today, April 27, Vertex Pharmaceuticals  (VRTX) announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) embraced a positive opinion for the label extension of ORKAMBI® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) for the treatment of children with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 1 . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log …

An Important New Licensing Agreement Between Vertex Pharmaceuticals and CRISPR Therapeutics

Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Crispr Therapeutics Agreement Aims at Accelerating Vertex's Hypo immune Cell Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) and CRISPR Therapeutics (CRSP) announced that they have entered into a new non-exclusive licensing agreement for the use of CRISPR Therapeutics’ gene editing . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Recent Impacting News

Important News from Vertex Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) is a worldwide biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation. The firm created transformative medicines for people with serious diseases. Vertex has multiple approved medicines that treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF) — a rare, life-threatening genetic disease. It has several ongoing clinical and research programs in CF. Beyond CF, Vertex . . . This content is …
Stocks Outperforming Today

Stocks Outperforming Today

January 5, 2023 In Today's Down Market the stocks that are outperforming are as follows: Reata Pharmaceuticals (RETA) bluebird bio Inc (BLUE) And Vertex Pharmaceuticals . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Shorting Biotech Firms with Solid Fundamentals

Prohost Comprehensive Letter #451 Shorting Biotech Firms with Solid Fundamentals Unfair shorting of promising stocks seems to have become the norm during the harsh circumstances that not only the United States but several other countries have been living under for more than two years. The bad circumstances in the United States seem to be motivating unfair short-sellers to take advantage of bad news and cause …

Vertex Pharmaceuticals to Acquire ViaCyte Inc to Accelerate its Potentially Curative VX-880 Programs in Type 1 Diabetes

Vertex Pharmaceuticals and ViaCyte Inc are in the NEWS Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire ViaCyte, a private biotechnology company focused on delivering novel stem cell-derived cell replacement therapies as a functional cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D), for $320 million in cash. From Vertex Pharmaceuticals and ViaCyte Inc Reshma Kewalramani, M . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …