23:18 , Feb 1, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

Year of the lion

With three data readouts coming in 2019, Aslan Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is hoping this will be the year it starts to reap the benefits of its 2012 strategy rethink, giving the biotech more options for advancing...
20:04 , Jan 18, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

China approves Linzess for IBS-C

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:IRWD) said China's National Medical Products Administration approved Linzess linaclotide to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). The company expects to launch the guanylate cyclase C (GCC; GUCY2C) agonist in China...
00:23 , Jan 12, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

We all fall down

After an exuberant third quarter that put biotech indexes near their 2015 highs, all market cap tiers fell in 4Q18, eliminating the first nine month’s gains and losing $291.2 billion in aggregate value. Median losses...
02:49 , Jan 5, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ready to launch

  The proposed $74 billion takeout of Celgene Corp. by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will not shift buysider attention away from upcoming and maturing drug launches heading into 2019, with plenty to track following a record...
00:50 , Jan 5, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Flurry of management moves on eve of JPM

More than 30 biopharma companies announced executive changes to kick off the New Year, including Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:IRWD) and Immunocore Ltd. (Abingdon, U.K.), both of which brought on former AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) executives...
05:10 , Jan 4, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Almirall's nail solution of terbinafine meets in Phase III for onychomycosis

Almirall S.A. (Madrid:ALM) said P-3058 met the primary endpoint vs. vehicle of improving complete cure rate in a Phase III trial to treat mild-to-moderate onychomycosis. Complete cure was defined as a composite of negative potassium...
22:50 , Nov 13, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Inflammation

INDICATION: Asthma In vitro and rat studies identified a pyrrolopyrimidine-based PI3Kδ inhibitor that could help treat asthma. Chemical synthesis and in vitro binding assays of pyrrolopyrimidine analogs yielded a compound that inhibited PI3Kδ with an...
20:22 , Oct 5, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

FDA approves Paratek antibiotics

Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:PRTK) received a pair of FDA approvals Oct. 2 for Nuzyra omadacycline and Seysara sarecycline. The agency approved Nuzyra to treat community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) and acute bacterial skin and skin structure...
23:45 , Oct 2, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

FDA approves Paratek antibiotics

Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:PRTK) received a pair of FDA approvals Tuesday for Nuzyra omadacycline and Seysara sarecycline. The agency approved Nuzyra to treat community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) and acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections...
03:20 , Aug 17, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Almirall acquires U.S. dermatology products from Allergan

Almirall S.A. (Madrid:ALM) will acquire a portfolio of five dermatology products marketed in the U.S. from Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) for $550 million in cash. The portfolio, which generated 1H18 sales of $70 million, includes acne...