13:35 , Mar 22, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Amarin's Vascepa reduces total CV events by 30% in REDUCE-IT

Amarin reported additional data from the Phase III REDUCE-IT trial of Vascepa icosapent ethyl to reduce major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) showing that the drug led to a 30% reduction in total CV events vs....
01:15 , Jan 12, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

JPM jump-starts 2019

About three quarters of the more than 200 biopharma companies presenting at the 2019 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference saw their stock prices rise last week. Leading the pack was the 53% jump by Insmed Inc....
01:03 , Jan 12, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Warning: cash needed

  A near decade-long run of cheap money appears to be coming to a close, and most of the biotech sector isn’t well positioned for the new reality. BioCentury’s analysis shows that two-thirds of biotech...
04:32 , Nov 30, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Amarin raises $200M ahead of Vascepa push

Amarin Corp. plc (NASDAQ:AMRN) raised $200 million on Nov. 26 in a follow-on as it prepares to add cardioprotective data to the label of omega-3 therapy Vascepa icosapent ethyl following a readout from the Phase...
18:57 , Nov 27, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Amarin raises $200M ahead of Vascepa push

Amarin Corp. plc (NASDAQ:AMRN) raised $200 million in a follow-on late Monday as it prepares to add cardioprotective data to the label of omega-3 therapy Vascepa icosapent ethyl following a readout from the Phase III...
16:04 , Nov 16, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Amarin details primary endpoint data for Vascepa, addresses placebo concern

Amarin Corp. plc. (NASDAQ:AMRN) presented detailed primary endpoint data from the Phase III REDUCE-IT trial of Vascepa icosapent ethyl to reduce major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) and addressed concerns that the mineral oil used in...
01:19 , Oct 6, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

In sight of uncharted territory

Strong growth from small- and mid-caps coupled with a late run from large cap biotechs has pushed the sector within sight of its all-time high in 2015. Some buysiders now are seeing red flags of...
01:14 , Oct 6, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Large cap comeback

The biotech sector continued to be a stock pickers’ market through 3Q18 as there was a near even split between global biotech stocks that gained and lost value in the quarter. While 1H18 saw investors...
00:48 , Oct 6, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Seeking validation

The final stretch of the year offers clinical catalysts and early launch data that could validate investments in hot immuno-oncology targets and large untapped markets. Late-stage readouts from Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. in cystic fibrosis and...
18:16 , Sep 28, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Phase III data for Amarin's Vascepa link triglycerides to CV risk

Amarin Corp. plc. (NASDAQ:AMRN) reported top-line data from the Phase III REDUCE-IT trial showing that once-daily 4 g Vascepa icosapent ethyl led to a 25% reduction in major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) vs. placebo, meeting...