23:07 , May 14, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: DBV, Beam, Aeon Biopharma

DBV Technologies S.A. (Euronext:DBV; NASDAQ:DBVT) said Deputy CEO and Principal Financial Officer David Schilansky will leave the company in August to pursue other opportunities. The allergy company is searching for a new CFO but will...
19:48 , May 3, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Earnings on deck

Earnings on deck At least 22 profitable biotechs and pharmas are slated to report earnings this week. (A) During trading hours in Europe; premarket on U.S. exchange; (B) Fiscal 4Q; Company Date Pre/post mkt 1Q19...
21:28 , May 2, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

May 2 Company Quick Takes: Agios, Celgene/Presage, Purdue, Amgen/Syapse

Label expansion in AML for Agios’ Tibsovo  FDA approved an sNDA for Tibsovo ivosidenib from Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO) as monotherapy for adults with newly diagnosed acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) with a susceptible isocitrate dehydrogenase...
21:52 , May 1, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

May 1 Company Quick Takes: Heron, Nabriva, Allergan, GSK, Merck, Alnylam

Complete response letter for Heron’s non-opioid pain therapy  Heron Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:HRTX) was off $3.93 (18%) to $17.75 on Wednesday after FDA issued a complete response letter for an NDA for HTX-011 to manage postoperative...
10:32 , Apr 22, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  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...
23:44 , Apr 18, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Three steps forward, one step back for AI drug discovery

Two AI drug discovery and development deals this week, and new hits announced from an existing collaboration, show sustained momentum in the space despite news that IBM will stop seeking partnerships for its Watson for...
20:59 , Apr 15, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Supreme Court decision signals likely end to Allergan sovereign immunity gambit

A lower court's ruling that a sovereign entity cannot assert immunity to shield a patent from inter partes review (IPR) will stand, as the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a petition from Allergan and the Saint...
19:57 , Apr 12, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Gilead, Novo team up to combine NASH compounds

A day after Gilead presented Phase II data at EASL for its cilofexor plus firsocostat combination to treat non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, the company partnered with Novo Nordisk to test the duo in combination with semaglutide in...
00:03 , Apr 12, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Allergan's modified abicipar pegol decreases intraocular inflammation

Ahead of a BLA submission to FDA this half for AMD therapy abicipar pegol, Allergan and Molecular Partners reported top-line safety data from the Phase II MAPLE trial showing that an optimized formulation of the...
22:41 , Apr 11, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Medidata launches AI venture

Medidata launched Acorn AI to develop products that integrate clinical trial data with translational and real world information that could help life science companies and academic institutions identify responders in patient populations and improve trial...