22:30 , Jun 24, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Tools & Techniques

A new flavor of allosteric modulators: synthetic proteins

Relay co-founder and Brandeis Professor Dorothee Kern is turning to synthetic proteins rather than small molecules to drug targets at allosteric sites, a strategy she thinks will shorten the discovery process and provide added selectivity....
02:43 , Jun 1, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

ASCO 2019 abstracts show solid tumor race heating up among bispecifics and CAR Ts

While strong progress in CAR T therapies will again feature at this year’s ASCO meeting, bispecific antibodies are having a moment -- making more inroads into solid tumors than CAR Ts and branching out via...
17:38 , Jan 11, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Second big M&A deal of 2019: Lilly to acquire Loxo

Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE:LLY) said on Jan. 7 it reached an $8 billion agreement to acquire Loxo Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO), the pharma's third cancer-focused acquisition in the past year. The deal also comes in...
15:12 , Jan 7, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Second big M&A deal of 2019: Lilly to acquire Loxo

Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE:LLY) has reached an $8 billion agreement to acquire Loxo Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO), the pharma's third cancer-focused acquisition in the past year. The deal also comes in the wake of the...
13:28 , Dec 4, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Cancer

INDICATION: Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) Cell culture and mouse studies suggest inhibiting AURKA, AURKB and AURKC could enhance the efficacy of T790M-mutant EGFR inhibitors against EGFR-mutant NSCLC. Screening of 94 compounds against cancer pathway...
03:02 , Jun 30, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Smitten by SMID-caps

Risk is pervasive heading into the third quarter and choppy waters are expected, but 13 buysiders told BioCentury they’re not afraid to stay the course. A politically charged environment is likely to intensify as the...
17:46 , Jun 28, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Disease models

TECHNOLOGY: 3-D models Patient-derived metastatic neuroendocrine prostate cancer organoids could be used to screen therapies for personalized medicine applications. The organoids are generated by culturing enzyme-dissociated cells from samples of a patient’s liver, lymph node...
19:02 , May 31, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Product R&D

Lilly’s new leaf

As Daniel Skovronsky takes the helm of Eli Lilly and Co.’s R&D business, his goal is to shake the pharma’s reputation as a fast-follower and instead advance first-in-class therapeutics with large effect sizes. To get...
14:10 , May 18, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Lilly continues to build cancer pipeline with AurKa acquisition

Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE:LLY) signed another bolt-on deal to build its cancer pipeline, agreeing on May 14 to buy AurKa Pharma Inc. (Montreal, Quebec) for up to $575 million. The deal came just four...
15:27 , May 14, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Lilly continues to build cancer pipeline with AurKa acquisition

Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE:LLY) signed another bolt-on deal to build its cancer pipeline, agreeing Monday to buy AurKa Pharma Inc. (Montreal, Quebec) for up to $575 million. The deal comes just four days after...