21:32 , Jul 9, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

July 9 Financial Quick Takes: ADC tops off megaround with $27M; plus Genmab, GNS, StemRIM and more

ADC closes expanded E round at $303M   ADC Therapeutics S.A. (Lausanne, Switzerland) raised an additional $27 million in its expanded series E round, which closed at $303 million. In June, the developer of antibody-drug...
20:45 , Jun 13, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

June 13 Financial Quick Takes: Hansoh prices $1B HKEX IPO; plus Provention, Genome Medical, InGeneron and more

Hansoh gets $10B-plus valuation via Hong Kong IPO  Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group Co. Ltd. (HKSE:03692) priced its Hong Kong IPO Thursday, raising HK$7.9 billion ($1 billion) through the sale of 551.3 million shares at HK$14.26. The...
20:49 , May 24, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

How Europe’s hotspots of innovation could fuel its rise as a global player in new modalities

It is clear that Europe has hotspots of innovation that are discovering and developing the next wave of new therapeutic modalities. Nearly every category of new modality has a European champion, with clusters forming around...
22:14 , Mar 1, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

Prostate cancer disrupted

Two imminent disruptions threaten to upend the treatment landscape for prostate cancer, changing who gets anti-androgen therapies and ushering in the first new MOAs in decades. The launch of generic abiraterone means next generation anti-androgens...
03:20 , Feb 16, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

ADCs’ inflection point

Industry is writing a new rule book for antibody-drug conjugates that could take the modality beyond the one-size-fits-all approach that has limited its success. By 2Q20, late-stage data from at least four ADCs testing new...
23:59 , Jun 21, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Product R&D

Tusk’s take on CD25

As companies revisit the potential of IL-2 to aid cancer immunotherapy, Tusk Therapeutics Ltd. has a new take by attacking CD25, a component of the IL-2 receptor with its own storied past. Its antibody could...
21:15 , May 18, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

China comes to Europe

  The historically underfunded European biotech sector is in the early stages of tapping into a new stream of capital thanks to the explosion of biomedical innovation in China, which has spawned a wave of...
19:20 , Apr 27, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

ADC Therapeutics discontinues HER2 program

ADC Therapeutics S.A. (Épalinges, Switzerland) said it discontinued ADCT-502 after Phase I data of the antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) in patients with HER2-expressing advanced solid tumors did not show "sufficient patient benefit to justify further development."...
18:51 , Apr 25, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

ADC Therapeutics discontinues HER2 program

ADC Therapeutics S.A. (Épalinges, Switzerland) said it discontinued ADCT-502 after Phase I data of the antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) in patients with HER2-expressing advanced solid tumors did not show "sufficient patient benefit to justify further development."...
21:55 , Jan 5, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

ADC reports Phase I data for ADCT-301 in Hodgkin's lymphoma

ADC Therapeutics S.A. (Epalinges, Switzerland) reported interim data from 35 evaluable patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma in a Phase I trial showing that IV ADCT-301 (camidanlumab tesirine, Cami-T, HuMax-TAC-ADC) led to an overall response rate (ORR)...