BioCentury | Feb 28, 2020
Emerging Company Profile

Lava: better safety for bispecifics with γδ T cell engagement

Lava’s bispecific mAbs targeting γδ T cells could match the potency of other T cell engaging technologies while offering a larger therapeutic window. The company joins a growing group of biotechs focused on γδ T...
BioCentury | Feb 22, 2020
Management Tracks

Everest names new CEO; plus Merck, Gilead, Turning Point, Adaptimmune, AskBio and more

Everest Medicines Ltd. hired Kerry Blanchard as CEO. Blanchard, who will also join the company’s board, succeeds interim CEO Sean Cao. Blanchard was an operating partner at Everest’s founding investor CBC Group and previously served...
BioCentury | Feb 1, 2020
Product Development

BioNTech’s approach to matching technologies to tumors

Though often compared to Moderna, BioNTech is not an mRNA company -- it’s a cancer company. The German biotech has amassed six different technologies in its 12-year history to address the entire continuum of solid...
BC Extra | Jan 23, 2020
Financial News

Jan. 22 Financial Quick Takes: Genmab-J&J, Adaptimmune, Revolution, PDC*line

Final sales milestone for Darzalex awards Genmab $150M under J&J deal  Genmab A/S (CSE:GMAB; NASDAQ:GMAB) will receive $150 million from the Janssen Biotech Inc. unit of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) after 2019 sales of multiple...
BC Extra | Jan 21, 2020
Company News

Horizon gains first FDA approval in thyroid eye disease

With FDA’s approval of Horizon’s thyroid eye disease drug -- the first for the indication -- the company is looking ahead to add to its rare disease pipeline through deal-making. The approval comes ahead of...
BioCentury | Jan 4, 2020
Finance

Politics aside, 2020 could be a good year for bringing back generalists

After largely being out of biotech stocks for four years, generalist investors have shown signs that they are ready to dip their toes again in 2020. The fourth quarter surge, and a spate of 2019...
BC Extra | Dec 21, 2019
Company News

Dec. 20 Company Quick Takes: Genmab partners with CureVac; plus pair of Biogen deals, Ionis, Akcea-Novartis, Paratek and J&J-Taris

CureVac, Genmab to develop RNA-encoded antibody  Genmab A/S (NASDAQ:GMAB; CSE:GMAB) and CureVac AG have partnered to discover an mRNA-encoded antibody candidate to treat cancer. Genmab will pay $10 million up front and invest €20 million...
BC Extra | Dec 17, 2019
Clinical News

GSK looks to expand into MM subsets after submitting first anti-BCMA BLA

GSK is the first company out of the gate with a regulatory submission for a BCMA-targeted therapy. The ADC’s most recent response rates are lower than many programs from competing modalities against the same target...
BC Extra | Dec 7, 2019
Company News

Dec. 6 Company Quick Takes: Alexion rebuffs activist’s push for sale; plus UCB, Genmab, Enzyvant, Biohaven

Under activist pressure, Alexion decides against proactive sale process  Shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) rose 6% Friday, boosting the company’s market cap by $1.4 billion, after the company said in a statement that its...
BC Innovations | Dec 6, 2019
Targets & Mechanisms

Bispecifics and allogeneics steal the spotlight from autologous CAR Ts

Standing out at this year's ASH meeting is a pair of growing threats to first-generation CAR T cell therapies: bispecific antibodies and allogeneic cell therapies. Gone are the days when autologous CAR Ts were the...
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BioCentury | Feb 28, 2020
Emerging Company Profile

Lava: better safety for bispecifics with γδ T cell engagement

Lava’s bispecific mAbs targeting γδ T cells could match the potency of other T cell engaging technologies while offering a larger therapeutic window. The company joins a growing group of biotechs focused on γδ T...
BioCentury | Feb 22, 2020
Management Tracks

Everest names new CEO; plus Merck, Gilead, Turning Point, Adaptimmune, AskBio and more

Everest Medicines Ltd. hired Kerry Blanchard as CEO. Blanchard, who will also join the company’s board, succeeds interim CEO Sean Cao. Blanchard was an operating partner at Everest’s founding investor CBC Group and previously served...
BioCentury | Feb 1, 2020
Product Development

BioNTech’s approach to matching technologies to tumors

Though often compared to Moderna, BioNTech is not an mRNA company -- it’s a cancer company. The German biotech has amassed six different technologies in its 12-year history to address the entire continuum of solid...
BC Extra | Jan 23, 2020
Financial News

Jan. 22 Financial Quick Takes: Genmab-J&J, Adaptimmune, Revolution, PDC*line

Final sales milestone for Darzalex awards Genmab $150M under J&J deal  Genmab A/S (CSE:GMAB; NASDAQ:GMAB) will receive $150 million from the Janssen Biotech Inc. unit of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) after 2019 sales of multiple...
BC Extra | Jan 21, 2020
Company News

Horizon gains first FDA approval in thyroid eye disease

With FDA’s approval of Horizon’s thyroid eye disease drug -- the first for the indication -- the company is looking ahead to add to its rare disease pipeline through deal-making. The approval comes ahead of...
BioCentury | Jan 4, 2020
Finance

Politics aside, 2020 could be a good year for bringing back generalists

After largely being out of biotech stocks for four years, generalist investors have shown signs that they are ready to dip their toes again in 2020. The fourth quarter surge, and a spate of 2019...
BC Extra | Dec 21, 2019
Company News

Dec. 20 Company Quick Takes: Genmab partners with CureVac; plus pair of Biogen deals, Ionis, Akcea-Novartis, Paratek and J&J-Taris

CureVac, Genmab to develop RNA-encoded antibody  Genmab A/S (NASDAQ:GMAB; CSE:GMAB) and CureVac AG have partnered to discover an mRNA-encoded antibody candidate to treat cancer. Genmab will pay $10 million up front and invest €20 million...
BC Extra | Dec 17, 2019
Clinical News

GSK looks to expand into MM subsets after submitting first anti-BCMA BLA

GSK is the first company out of the gate with a regulatory submission for a BCMA-targeted therapy. The ADC’s most recent response rates are lower than many programs from competing modalities against the same target...
BC Extra | Dec 7, 2019
Company News

Dec. 6 Company Quick Takes: Alexion rebuffs activist’s push for sale; plus UCB, Genmab, Enzyvant, Biohaven

Under activist pressure, Alexion decides against proactive sale process  Shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) rose 6% Friday, boosting the company’s market cap by $1.4 billion, after the company said in a statement that its...
BC Innovations | Dec 6, 2019
Targets & Mechanisms

Bispecifics and allogeneics steal the spotlight from autologous CAR Ts

Standing out at this year's ASH meeting is a pair of growing threats to first-generation CAR T cell therapies: bispecific antibodies and allogeneic cell therapies. Gone are the days when autologous CAR Ts were the...
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