01:37 , Jun 28, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Product Development

How Array stayed alive long enough to grow up

Array’s 21-year journey as an independent platform company, culminating in an $11.4 billion buyout, required shifting focus from research to development and back again. The acquisition sends a message that developing focused expertise and sticking...
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...
18:28 , Nov 30, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Feldan brings series A total to $13.8M

Feldan Therapeutics Inc. (Quebec, Quebec) raised an additional $1.3 million from Asahi Kasei Corporate Venture Capital on Nov. 27 for its series A round, bringing the round's total to $13.8 million. Felden will use the...
00:04 , Oct 12, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Emerging Company Profile

Spinogenix’s Spine Craft

Spinogenix Inc. is developing small molecules for cognitive impairment in neurodegenerative diseases that rebuilds dendritic spines to reverse, not just halt, synaptic loss. CNS synapses that relay signals involved in memory and cognitive function are...
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...
17:39 , Sep 26, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Neurology

INDICATION: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) Cell culture and mouse studies suggest inhibiting Rho kinase could help to treat AD. In primary rat cortical neurons stimulated with DKK1 to produce β amyloid, the Rho kinase inhibitor Eril...
17:59 , Aug 3, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

China Medical gains Chinese product rights in trio of deals

China Medical System Holdings Ltd. (HKSE:867) announced a series of deals in July under which it gained rights to several products in China, including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. China Medical obtained exclusive rights from...
00:38 , Jan 6, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Burgeoning bellwethers

  The miserable performance of large cap biotechs last quarter is likely to be a boon for small- and mid-cap players this year, in more ways than one. Buysiders spent most of 2017 focusing to...
04:17 , Dec 8, 2017 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Atox Bio raises $30M series F

On Dec. 4, Atox Bio Ltd. (Ness Ziona, Israel) raised $30 million in a series F round led by new investor Arix Bioscience plc (LSE:ARIX), which contributed $8 million. Fellow new investors Adams Street Partners...
19:35 , Dec 4, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Atox Bio raises $30M series F

Atox Bio Ltd. (Ness Ziona, Israel) raised $30 million in a series F round led by new investor Arix Bioscience plc (LSE:ARIX), which contributed $8 million. Fellow new investors Adams Street Partners and Asahi Kasei...