BC Extra | Nov 7, 2019
Clinical News

ALS group launches trial of digital app to track progression

A new mobile app could help patients, physicians and drug developers track amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease progression to better understand whether an investigational therapy is working and learn more about the natural history of the...
BC Extra | Nov 5, 2019
Company News

Management tracks: Santhera, Acadia, Aeglea, Entrada, Kleo, Laboratory for Advanced Medicine, Imago, Glympse and Cognition

Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG ( SIX:SANN) said Dario Eklund will succeed Thomas Meier as CEO, effective Dec. 1. Meier will remain on the rare neuromuscular and pulmonary disease company's board and chair its scientific committee. Eklund...
BC Extra | Oct 7, 2019
Company News

Gilead fills CMO spot with Genentech exec Parsey

Gilead hired Merdad Parsey as CMO, filling a position that has been vacant for over a year at a company that has seen several high level departures since Chairman and CEO Daniel O'Day took the...
BC Extra | Sep 25, 2019
Company News

Sept. 24 Company Quick Takes: FDA approves smallpox vaccine; plus Epidyolex, Vitrakvi, Oral semaglutide, Takeda-Evotec, Guerbet-IBM Watson

FDA approves Bavarian Nordic’s smallpox/monkeypox vaccine  FDA approved Jynneos MVA-BN from Bavarian Nordic A/S (CSE:BAVA; Pink:BVNRY) to prevent smallpox and monkeypox, making the vaccine the only approved non-replicating smallpox vaccine in the U.S. and the...
BC Extra | Sep 23, 2019
Financial News

Sept. 23 Financial Quick Takes: Innate looks to add U.S. listing; plus Curamir's launch, Qihan Bio and Vedanta

Innate proposes U.S. listing  Innate Pharma S.A. (Euronext:IPH) filed to raise up to $100 million total across a NASDAQ listing and a European private placement. The antibody company markets CD22-targeted immunotoxin Lumoxiti moxetumomab in the...
BC Extra | Sep 17, 2019
Company News

Management tracks: Gottlieb joins Aetion board; plus Alexion, Encoded, PhRMA, Rgenix, Lyra, twoXAR and Innoplexus

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has joined the board of real-world evidence company Aetion Inc. Gottlieb was a champion of integrating real-world evidence into product development during his tenure as commissioner, and Aetion was one...
BC Innovations | Aug 2, 2019
Distillery Techniques

Genetic biomarkers for anorexia nervosa

TECHNIQUES CATEGORY: Biomarkers TECHNOLOGY: SNPs; gene profiling SNPs in eight genomic regions could predict risk of anorexia nervosa. The loci were identified in a meta-analysis of 33 genome-wide association studies (GWAS) covering 16,992 anorexic patients...
BC Extra | Jul 17, 2019
Company News

Gilead CSO McHutchison, two others, out as O’Day reshapes his team

With the departures of CSO John McHutchison, Chief Patient Officer Gregg Alton and EVP of Human Resources Katie Watson announced Wednesday, Daniel O'Day will be left with less than half of the 10-person senior management...
BC Innovations | May 31, 2019
Targets & Mechanisms

Targeting cancer evolution offers a way to foil drug resistance

A growing crop of researchers and companies are tackling cancer drug resistance by preempting tumors’ tendencies to adapt, rather than responding to resistance after it develops. Though still in their infancy, these therapies could get...
BC Extra | Apr 22, 2019
Company News

Lilly pays $35M up front to partner with Avidity on oligo conjugates

Lilly partnered with Avidity to develop antibody-oligonucleotide conjugates to treat immune diseases, with the biotech receiving $20 million up front and a $15 million investment. Avidity Biosciences LLC (La Jolla, Calif.) is eligible to receive...
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BC Extra | Nov 7, 2019
Clinical News

ALS group launches trial of digital app to track progression

A new mobile app could help patients, physicians and drug developers track amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease progression to better understand whether an investigational therapy is working and learn more about the natural history of the...
BC Extra | Nov 5, 2019
Company News

Management tracks: Santhera, Acadia, Aeglea, Entrada, Kleo, Laboratory for Advanced Medicine, Imago, Glympse and Cognition

Santhera Pharmaceuticals Holding AG ( SIX:SANN) said Dario Eklund will succeed Thomas Meier as CEO, effective Dec. 1. Meier will remain on the rare neuromuscular and pulmonary disease company's board and chair its scientific committee. Eklund...
BC Extra | Oct 7, 2019
Company News

Gilead fills CMO spot with Genentech exec Parsey

Gilead hired Merdad Parsey as CMO, filling a position that has been vacant for over a year at a company that has seen several high level departures since Chairman and CEO Daniel O'Day took the...
BC Extra | Sep 25, 2019
Company News

Sept. 24 Company Quick Takes: FDA approves smallpox vaccine; plus Epidyolex, Vitrakvi, Oral semaglutide, Takeda-Evotec, Guerbet-IBM Watson

FDA approves Bavarian Nordic’s smallpox/monkeypox vaccine  FDA approved Jynneos MVA-BN from Bavarian Nordic A/S (CSE:BAVA; Pink:BVNRY) to prevent smallpox and monkeypox, making the vaccine the only approved non-replicating smallpox vaccine in the U.S. and the...
BC Extra | Sep 23, 2019
Financial News

Sept. 23 Financial Quick Takes: Innate looks to add U.S. listing; plus Curamir's launch, Qihan Bio and Vedanta

Innate proposes U.S. listing  Innate Pharma S.A. (Euronext:IPH) filed to raise up to $100 million total across a NASDAQ listing and a European private placement. The antibody company markets CD22-targeted immunotoxin Lumoxiti moxetumomab in the...
BC Extra | Sep 17, 2019
Company News

Management tracks: Gottlieb joins Aetion board; plus Alexion, Encoded, PhRMA, Rgenix, Lyra, twoXAR and Innoplexus

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has joined the board of real-world evidence company Aetion Inc. Gottlieb was a champion of integrating real-world evidence into product development during his tenure as commissioner, and Aetion was one...
BC Innovations | Aug 2, 2019
Distillery Techniques

Genetic biomarkers for anorexia nervosa

TECHNIQUES CATEGORY: Biomarkers TECHNOLOGY: SNPs; gene profiling SNPs in eight genomic regions could predict risk of anorexia nervosa. The loci were identified in a meta-analysis of 33 genome-wide association studies (GWAS) covering 16,992 anorexic patients...
BC Extra | Jul 17, 2019
Company News

Gilead CSO McHutchison, two others, out as O’Day reshapes his team

With the departures of CSO John McHutchison, Chief Patient Officer Gregg Alton and EVP of Human Resources Katie Watson announced Wednesday, Daniel O'Day will be left with less than half of the 10-person senior management...
BC Innovations | May 31, 2019
Targets & Mechanisms

Targeting cancer evolution offers a way to foil drug resistance

A growing crop of researchers and companies are tackling cancer drug resistance by preempting tumors’ tendencies to adapt, rather than responding to resistance after it develops. Though still in their infancy, these therapies could get...
BC Extra | Apr 22, 2019
Company News

Lilly pays $35M up front to partner with Avidity on oligo conjugates

Lilly partnered with Avidity to develop antibody-oligonucleotide conjugates to treat immune diseases, with the biotech receiving $20 million up front and a $15 million investment. Avidity Biosciences LLC (La Jolla, Calif.) is eligible to receive...
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