22:55 , Jul 12, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Earnings on deck

Earnings on deck Company Date Pre/post mkt 2Q19 EPS est 2Q18 EPS Expected chg Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) 7/16 Pre $2.43 $2.10 16% Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) 7/17 Pre $0.80 $0.73 10% Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS; SIX:NOVN)...
01:10 , Jun 26, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

AbbVie chooses revenue over innovation with Allergan takeout

Six years after splitting from Abbott to pursue innovative drug development, AbbVie has taken a clear about-face, choosing a certain immediate revenue stream in its proposed acquisition of Allergan rather than opting for a riskier,...
19:11 , May 31, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Vigeo debuts to reprogram tumor microenvironment

Vigeo emerged from stealth Friday with $27.5 million from Morningside Venture Capital and a cancer candidate already in the clinic. Vigeo Therapeutics Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.) is developing a pipeline of peptides, fusion proteins and antibodies...
18:51 , Feb 22, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Abbott and Novo Nordisk to deliver insulin dose data from pens to the cloud

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) and Novo Nordisk A/S (CSE:NOVO B; NYSE:NVO) partnered under a non-exclusive deal to integrate insulin dose data from Novo Nordisk pre-filled and durable connected pens directly into digital health tools compatible with...
22:04 , Jan 8, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Cancer

INDICATION: Melanoma Mouse studies suggest PPARα agonists could enhance the efficacy of adoptive T cell therapies for melanoma. In a mouse model of melanoma, adoptive transfer of CD8 + T cells pretreated with a tool...
23:48 , Oct 15, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Rhythm, Redpin

Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:RYTM) hired Murray Stewart as CMO of the metabolic disorder company. Stewart was CMO of GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK; NYSE:GSK) until 2017 when he became head of R&D at Novelion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:NVLN)....
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 K d of 32 μM. In...
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)....