17:52 , Aug 29, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Infectious disease

INDICATION: Sepsis Cell culture and mouse studies identified a GSDMD inhibitor that could help treat sepsis. In vitro, the previously identified necroptosis inhibitor necrosulfamide bound GSDMD with a Kd of 32 μM. In mouse bone...
00:06 , Mar 3, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

Senator questions pharmas on use of tax savings

Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) sent letters to the CEOs of five large U.S. pharmas on Thursday questioning how they have been using their corporate tax savings since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs...
20:46 , Feb 16, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Priority Review for Agios' ivosidenib

Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO) said FDA accepted and granted Priority Review to an NDA for ivosidenib (AG-120) to treat relapsed or refractory acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) in patients with an isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 (IDH1) mutation....
19:38 , Feb 16, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

FDA approves Banyan's brain trauma blood test

FDA approved the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator (BTI) from Banyan Biomarkers Inc. (Alachua, Fla.) as an in vitro diagnostic blood test to aid in the evaluation of adults with suspected mild traumatic brain injury (TBI)....
19:45 , Feb 15, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Priority Review for Agios' ivosidenib

Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO) said FDA accepted and granted Priority Review to an NDA for ivosidenib (AG-120) to treat relapsed or refractory acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) in patients with an isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 (IDH1) mutation....
22:50 , Jan 19, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Earnings on deck

Earnings on deck At least seven profitable biotechs and pharmas are slated to report earnings this week. (A) Premarket on U.S. exchanges, during trading hours in Europe; (B) Fiscal 3Q CompanyDatePre/post mkt4Q17 EPS est4Q16 EPSExpected chgJohnson &...
23:36 , Jan 17, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: NanoString, Orchard

Molecular diagnostics company NanoString Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) hired Thomas Bailey as CFO. He was CFO of AgaMatrix Holdings LLC (Salem, N.H.). Gene therapy company Orchard Therapeutics Ltd. (London, U.K.) hired Frank Thomas as CFO and CBO....
22:32 , Dec 18, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

China's RDPAC names executive committee

China's R&D-based Pharmaceutical Association Committee, a non-profit organization made up of 41 multinational biopharmaceutical companies, named 13 members to its 2018-19 executive committee. Appointees include Jean-Christophe Pointeau as chairman and Hong Chow, Renaud Gabay and...
23:36 , Oct 13, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

Court ruling could shield drugmakers from some RICO suits

An appeals court ruling could prevent drug and medical device companies from being sued under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act in certain cases. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in...
21:34 , Oct 13, 2017 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Earnings on deck

Earnings on deck At least four biotechs and pharmas are slated to report earnings this week. CompanyDatePre/post mkt3Q17 EPS est3Q16 EPSExpected chgJohnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)10/17Pre$1.80$1.687%Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)10/18Pre$0.65$0.5910%Roche (SIX:ROG; OTCQX:RHHBY)10/19PreNANANAUCB S.A. (Euronext:UCB)10/20PreNANANA...