00:04 , Apr 6, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Everybody up

Biotech stocks were off to a strong start in 1Q19, with 71% of companies tracked by BioCentury seeing market cap growth in the quarter. Across all market cap bands, biotechs saw a median gain of...
19:01 , Mar 15, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Another setback for Spectrum's remaining pipeline after Rolontis BLA withdrawal

Spectrum said Friday that it withdrew a BLA for Rolontis eflapegrastim to treat chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) said it needs more time to provide additional manufacturing-related information to FDA, which was due before...
20:31 , Jan 18, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Spectrum divesting marketed products to focus on late-stage programs

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) is selling its marketed hematology/oncology portfolio to Acrotech Biopharma LLC to focus on developing and commercializing its two remaining late-stage compounds, Rolontis eflapegrastim and poziotinib. Spectrum will receive $160 million up...
23:28 , Jan 17, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Spectrum divesting marketed products to focus on late-stage programs

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) is selling its marketed hematology/oncology portfolio to Acrotech Biopharma LLC to focus on developing and commercializing its two remaining late-stage compounds, Rolontis eflapegrastim and poziotinib. Spectrum will receive $160 million up...
00:23 , Jan 12, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

We all fall down

After an exuberant third quarter that put biotech indexes near their 2015 highs, all market cap tiers fell in 4Q18, eliminating the first nine month’s gains and losing $291.2 billion in aggregate value. Median losses...
20:19 , Dec 21, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

No breakthrough therapy designation for Spectrum's poziotinib

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) lost $4.05 (39%) to $6.39 on Dec. 20 after announcing after market close on Dec. 19 that based on data from an investigator-sponsored Phase II trial FDA did not grant breakthrough...
22:35 , Oct 19, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: AbbVie, Adverum

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) said EVP and CFO William Chase will retire in mid-2019. Effective immediately, Chase becomes EVP of finance and administration until his retirement and VP and Controller Robert Michael will succeed Chase as...
16:43 , Jul 6, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Spectrum's Rolontis meets in second Phase III for chemotherapy-induced neutropenia

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) said Rolontis eflapegrastim met the primary endpoint of non-inferiority to Neulasta pegfilgrastim in the Phase III RECOVER trial in 237 early stage breast cancer patients who received docetaxel and cyclophosphamide every...
17:46 , Jun 28, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Disease models

TECHNOLOGY: 3-D models Patient-derived metastatic neuroendocrine prostate cancer organoids could be used to screen therapies for personalized medicine applications. The organoids are generated by culturing enzyme-dissociated cells from samples of a patient’s liver, lymph node...
19:06 , Apr 13, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

China advisory committee to review CASI's multiple myeloma therapy

CASI Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CASI) said China's Expert Advisory Anti-Tumor (Oncology) Drugs Committee will meet to review an application for CASI's Evomela melphalan to treat multiple myeloma. China FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation told CASI the...