23:12 , Jun 19, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Gilead adds targeted degradation via Nurix deal in quest to strengthen growth areas

Just three months after Daniel O'Day took the helm, Gilead has pulled the trigger on adding targeted protein degradation to its modality tool kit in areas it has tagged as growth drivers. Wednesday’s announcement of...
23:09 , Jun 4, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Arvinas adds to momentum with Bayer deal for protein degraders

Arvinas is building on its recent momentum by signing Bayer as its fourth pharma partner in a deal announced Tuesday that aims to broaden its pipeline of protein degraders into new indications. The partnership comes...
00:01 , May 11, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Arvinas, Palleon founders extend the reach of targeted degraders

A study from Arvinas founder Craig Crews is the second report in as many months of a technology geared to degrade extracellular proteins. The platforms open up new territory for targeted degradation therapies, on the...
19:55 , Apr 11, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Emerging Company Profile

Nurix: Two sides of protein degradation

Nurix is flipping the concept of targeted protein degradation on its head. In addition to the usual approach of inducing target destruction, the company has technology that can block E3 ligase activity and increase a...
18:37 , Apr 4, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Gottlieb's next move, plus Vertex, Centogene and more

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will return to the American Enterprise Institute as a resident fellow after he leaves the agency. His last day at FDA is Friday. Gottlieb expects to work part-time at AEI, where...
18:24 , Mar 29, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Arvinas brings its first PROTAC to the clinic

Arvinas said it has started dosing metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients in a Phase I trial of ARV-110, an oral androgen receptor-targeted PROTAC. Preliminary data are expected next half. Arvinas Inc. (NASDAQ:ARVN) said it believes...
02:21 , Mar 29, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

AACR moves in a myeloid direction

Myeloid cells are showing up everywhere at this year’s AACR conference, suggesting the research community is rapidly expanding the ways it can harness the cell types to improve cancer immunotherapy responses. One of those ways...
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...
18:05 , Jan 11, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Biogen looks to expand neuro pipeline via C4, Skyhawk deals

A pair of deals announced Jan. 4 leaves Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) poised to expand the druggable space of its neurology pipeline. Biogen entered R&D partnerships with targeted protein degradation company C4 Therapeutics Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.)...
22:03 , Jan 4, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Biogen looks to expand neuro pipeline via C4, Skyhawk deals

A pair of deals announced Friday leaves Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) poised to expand the druggable space of its neurology pipeline. Biogen entered R&D partnerships with targeted protein degradation company C4 Therapeutics Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.) and...