Category: Today’s Highlights

Anixa Biosciences: Why This Firm Outperformed Today

Anixa Biosciences Outperformance Anixa Biosciences Inc (ANIX) is the worldwide licensee of a patent technology titled "Ovarian Cancer Vaccine" which was created at Cleveland Clinic. Anixa Therapeutics specializes in the treatment and prevention of cancer and infectious diseases. The firm made the announcement about the European Patent Office’s issuance and publication . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or …

The Reasons Why Ovid Therapeutics’ Stock Outperformed Today

Ovid Therapeutics & Takeda Announce Agreement for Soticlestat Ovid Pharmaceuticals is eligible to receive up to $856M in payments, including a $196M upfront payment, regulatory and commercial milestone payments and tiered double-digit royalties on product sales Potential first-in-class therapy reduced seizure frequency in children with Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in Phase 2 ELEKTRA study Original 2017 collaboration between Ovid and Takeda to conclude; Ovid …

Aslan Pharmaceuticals: A Small Firm with Early, Promising Results for Atopic Dermatitis

Aslan Pharmaceuticals  Aslan Pharmaceuticals (ASLN) is a clinical-stage immunology company announced positive interim unblinded data from three dose cohorts of its ongoing randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled multiple ascending dose study of ASLAN-004 for moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.   ASLAN004 was well tolerated across all doses. It demonstrated improvements compared . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log …

bluebird bio Temporarily Suspends Studies of LentiGlobin Gene Therapy for SCD. See Also: Cellectis is Outperforming

bluebird bio Suspends LentiGlobin Studies bluebird bio (BLUE) placed its Phase 1/2 (HGB-206) and Phase 3 (HGB-210) studies of LentiGlobin gene therapy for sickle cell disease (SCD), bb1111, on a temporary suspension due to a reported Suspected Unexpected Serious Adverse Reaction (SUSAR) of acute myeloid leukemia (AML . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Why Cassava Sciences Stock Opened Down Today. See Also: The Mirati Therapeutics and MD Anderson Collaboration

Cassava Sciences Inc Opened Down Today Cassava Sciences, Inc. (SAVA) - a clinical-stage biotech firm focused on the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with several healthcare-focused, and other institutional investors, for the purchase of 4,081,633 shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $49.00 per share for . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …

Cassava Sciences: Significant Program Progress and its Expected Milestones for 2021

Cassava Sciences 2021 Focus and Momentum Cassava Sciences (SAVA) President & CEO, Remi Barbier, informed that the firm has started 2021 with tremendous momentum led by results of a 6-month interim analysis from an open-label study of simufilam, Cassava’s drug candidate for Alzheimer’s disease. Mr. Barbier expressed his belief that the rest of the year may . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …

Roche and Spark Therapeutics: Gene Therapy SPK-8016 Demonstrating Promising Results on Adults with Severe Hemophilia A

Roche Group and Spark Therapeutics Gene Therapy Showing Promising Results Looking for gene therapy treatments for chronic debilitating life-threatening diseases we fell on news from Spark Therapeutics, a member of the Roche Group (RHHBY); the firm announced preliminary data from part one of the ongoing Phase 1/2 open-label, non-randomized, dose-finding study of the investigational SPK-8016 . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here …

Cassava Sciences Product, Simufilam, Improved the Cognition and Behavior of Alzheimer’s Patients Following Six Months of Treatment

Cassava Sciences Announced Simufilam Results for Alzheimer's Cassava Sciences (SAVA) announced impressive results of an interim analysis from an open-label study of simufilam, a drug candidate for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Simufilam improved both patients’ cognition and behavior scores following six months of treatment. There were no safety issues. In a clinical study funded by the National . . . This content is for …

Underlining Exelixis Bright Future

Exelixis Bright Future Exelixis Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results   Exelixis (EXEL) announced its preliminary unaudited financial results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020. It also provided financial guidance for the full year 2021 and delivered an update on its business. With regard to Exelixis most important franchise, cabozantinib, the product’s net revenues reached $200 million in the . . . …

For Those Still Asking Why the CRiSPR Gene Editing Stocks are Soaring

Intellia Therapeutics and CRISPR/Cas9 Technology Intellia Therapeutics (NTLA) is a genome editing company, focused on the development of potentially curative therapeutics using the CRISPR/Cas9 system. Intellia believes the CRISPR/Cas9 technology has the potential to transform medicine by both producing therapeutics that permanently edit and/or correct disease-associated genes in the human body with a single treatment and creating enhanced . . . This content is for …

Inovio: Exciting News Published in The Lancet

Inovio Phase 1 Data of INO-4800 for COVID-19 Peer-reviewed Phase 1 data shows Inovio COVID-19 DNA Vaccine Candidate, INO-4800, to be immunogenic in 100% of subjects, inducing neutralizing antibody and/or T cell responses. INO-4800 demonstrates favorable safety and tolerability. No serious adverse events reported. Offers best-in-class thermostability, including a five-year projected shelf life at normal refrigeration temperature and no frozen transport or storage requirements. INOVIO …

Compugen: More Highlighted News

Compugen Exclusive License Agreement with AstraZeneca In April 2018 Compugen (CGEN) and AstraZeneca (AZN) entered into . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.

Why Reata Pharmaceuticals Stock is Down Today. See Also: Important News from Exelixis

Reata Pharmaceuticals: Why its Stock Price is Down Reata Pharmaceuticals (RETA) announced that it has priced a public offering of 2,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public of $140.85 per share for gross proceeds of $281.7 million. Reata has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase 300,000 additional . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …

The US FDA Approved Alnylam’s OXLUMO™ Injection to Lower Urinary Oxalate Levels in Pediatric and Adult Patients with PH1

Alnylam Announces FDA Approval of OXLUMO™ Injection for PH1 Alnylam (ALNY) announced that the US FDA has approved its subcutaneous OXLUMO™ (lumasiran) injection, the first-ever therapy available for the treatment of primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) to lower urinary oxalate levels in pediatric and adult patients. Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1  PH1 is an ultra-rare genetic disease. It is . . . This content is for …