BioCentury | Jul 29, 2020
Finance

With €27M at launch, Vico revives Prosensa oligonucleotide programs, aims to edit RNA for Rett

With two RNA manipulation platforms united under one roof, Dutch biotech Vico will deploy its new series A round for clinical development of a program founder and Chairman Luc Dochez knows well from his time...
BioCentury | Jul 10, 2020
Finance

How buysiders are sizing up commercial launches during the pandemic

Commercial launches were expected to be one of the biopharma activities hit hardest by the pandemic, but some new products have performed better than expected. The environment is not only pushing biotechs to new practices,...
BioCentury | Jul 3, 2020
Management Tracks

Angus Grant joins BeiGene; plus changes at Sarepta, RegenxBio, BioMarin, Novavax, Whitehead, Akcea and more

BeiGene Ltd. (NASDAQ:BGNE; HKEX:6160) hired Angus Grant as chief business executive, a new position at the cancer company. He was CEO of the Dementia Discovery Fund. After eight years with Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT), EVP,...
BioCentury | Jun 27, 2020
Deals

Who’ll buy uniQure now?

UniQure’s out-licensing deal for its lead gene therapy program in hemophilia B may have disappointed investors, but that does not preclude the Dutch company from remaining an attractive takeout target. Investors immediately soured on Wednesday’s...
BioCentury | Jun 26, 2020
Product Development

Data Bytes: Comparing Factor VIII levels of hemophilia A gene therapies

Hemophilia A is expected to be the next market where gene therapies will create competition, but long-term durability remains a key unknown. While the BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) therapy valoctocogene roxaparvovec, or “valrox,” maintains Factor...
BioCentury | Jun 1, 2020
Deals

Intellia deal expands Regeneron’s reach into CRISPR therapies

Fresh off Sanofi’s sell-off, Regeneron announced an expanded collaboration with gene editing company Intellia that gives the big biotech access to the coveted CRISPR gene editing technology for additional targets and indications, including hemophilia. The...
BioCentury | May 5, 2020
Deals

BioMarin builds on gene therapy momentum with DiNAQOR deal in cardiomyopathy

BioMarin’s gene therapy deal with DiNAQOR represents the first step in the company's plans to expand its gene therapy pipeline, while entering what’s becoming a hot cardiovascular indication: cardiomyopathy. The companies partnered to develop gene...
BioCentury | Apr 22, 2020
Management Tracks

Hershberg joins Frazier as venture partner; plus Moses to chair LabGenius, and ViralClear, MorphoSys, Emergent and more

Robert Hershberg has joined Frazier Healthcare Partners as venture partner. The former EVP, CSO and head of BD and global alliances of Celgene Corp. helped coordinate the company’s $74 billion takeout by Bristol Myers Squibb...
BioCentury | Feb 21, 2020
Product Development

Feb. 20 Product Development Quick Takes: Priority Review puts BioMarin on track to score first hemophilia gene therapy approval in U.S.; plus Gilead-CDC, Genfit

BioMarin's hemophilia gene therapy gets Priority Review BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) could become the first company to have a hemophilia gene therapy approved in the U.S. FDA accepted and granted Priority Review to a BLA...
BioCentury | Feb 6, 2020
Management Tracks

BioMarin CFO steps down; plus Atara, Epirium, Abalos, CytomX and more

Dan Spiegelman stepped down as EVP and CFO at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) to pursue other interests. SVP, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer Brian Mueller will serve as acting CFO as the rare diseases company...
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BioCentury | Jul 29, 2020
Finance

With €27M at launch, Vico revives Prosensa oligonucleotide programs, aims to edit RNA for Rett

With two RNA manipulation platforms united under one roof, Dutch biotech Vico will deploy its new series A round for clinical development of a program founder and Chairman Luc Dochez knows well from his time...
BioCentury | Jul 10, 2020
Finance

How buysiders are sizing up commercial launches during the pandemic

Commercial launches were expected to be one of the biopharma activities hit hardest by the pandemic, but some new products have performed better than expected. The environment is not only pushing biotechs to new practices,...
BioCentury | Jul 3, 2020
Management Tracks

Angus Grant joins BeiGene; plus changes at Sarepta, RegenxBio, BioMarin, Novavax, Whitehead, Akcea and more

BeiGene Ltd. (NASDAQ:BGNE; HKEX:6160) hired Angus Grant as chief business executive, a new position at the cancer company. He was CEO of the Dementia Discovery Fund. After eight years with Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT), EVP,...
BioCentury | Jun 27, 2020
Deals

Who’ll buy uniQure now?

UniQure’s out-licensing deal for its lead gene therapy program in hemophilia B may have disappointed investors, but that does not preclude the Dutch company from remaining an attractive takeout target. Investors immediately soured on Wednesday’s...
BioCentury | Jun 26, 2020
Product Development

Data Bytes: Comparing Factor VIII levels of hemophilia A gene therapies

Hemophilia A is expected to be the next market where gene therapies will create competition, but long-term durability remains a key unknown. While the BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) therapy valoctocogene roxaparvovec, or “valrox,” maintains Factor...
BioCentury | Jun 1, 2020
Deals

Intellia deal expands Regeneron’s reach into CRISPR therapies

Fresh off Sanofi’s sell-off, Regeneron announced an expanded collaboration with gene editing company Intellia that gives the big biotech access to the coveted CRISPR gene editing technology for additional targets and indications, including hemophilia. The...
BioCentury | May 5, 2020
Deals

BioMarin builds on gene therapy momentum with DiNAQOR deal in cardiomyopathy

BioMarin’s gene therapy deal with DiNAQOR represents the first step in the company's plans to expand its gene therapy pipeline, while entering what’s becoming a hot cardiovascular indication: cardiomyopathy. The companies partnered to develop gene...
BioCentury | Apr 22, 2020
Management Tracks

Hershberg joins Frazier as venture partner; plus Moses to chair LabGenius, and ViralClear, MorphoSys, Emergent and more

Robert Hershberg has joined Frazier Healthcare Partners as venture partner. The former EVP, CSO and head of BD and global alliances of Celgene Corp. helped coordinate the company’s $74 billion takeout by Bristol Myers Squibb...
BioCentury | Feb 21, 2020
Product Development

Feb. 20 Product Development Quick Takes: Priority Review puts BioMarin on track to score first hemophilia gene therapy approval in U.S.; plus Gilead-CDC, Genfit

BioMarin's hemophilia gene therapy gets Priority Review BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) could become the first company to have a hemophilia gene therapy approved in the U.S. FDA accepted and granted Priority Review to a BLA...
BioCentury | Feb 6, 2020
Management Tracks

BioMarin CFO steps down; plus Atara, Epirium, Abalos, CytomX and more

Dan Spiegelman stepped down as EVP and CFO at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) to pursue other interests. SVP, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer Brian Mueller will serve as acting CFO as the rare diseases company...
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