BC Extra | Feb 1, 2020
Company News

Alnylam’s Givlaari, Novo’s Rybelsus among CHMP’s latest recommendations

Among a series of recommendations issued Friday, EMA’s CHMP backed approval of what would be Alnylam’s second approved RNAi drug in the EU, as well as an oral diabetes therapy that Novo Nordisk is relying...
BioCentury | Jan 11, 2020
Finance

Why buysiders say 2020 could be the year of the CNS

A pair of CNS approvals in the final days of 2019 has only added to the growing momentum buysiders were already tracking for 2020 in the once neglected disease area. Positive regulatory signals are converging...
BC Extra | Aug 29, 2019
Clinical News

Aug. 29 Clinical Quick Takes: Immunicum's off-the-shelf cell therapy misses in Phase II for kidney cancer; plus Acurx and Esperion

Immunicum's cell therapy misses survival endpoint in Phase II RCC trial  Immunicum AB (SSE:IMMU) lost SEK1.46 (14%) to SEK8.86 after reporting that ilixadencel plus Sutent sunitinib from Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) did not improve 18-month survival,...
BC Extra | Jun 28, 2019
Financial News

June 27 Financial Quick Takes: Esperion gets $125M from Oberland in funding deal for cholesterol candidates; plus Woodford, PanTheryx and Castle

Esperion, Oberland strike funding deal ahead of bempedoic acid launch  Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) forged a funding agreement with Oberland Capital tied to revenues from the sale of products containing the biotech's cholesterol-lowering candidate bempedoic...
BC Extra | May 6, 2019
Company News

May 6 Company Quick Takes: Esperion, BioMarin, WuXi AppTec, Axsome, Harbour BioMed/CTTQ, GW, Adynxx

FDA accepts Esperion NDAs for LDL-C-lowering indications  Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) gained $5 (12%) to $48.24 on Monday after FDA accepted for review a pair of NDAs for bempedoic acid (ETC-1002) and a bempedoic acid/ezetimibe...
BC Extra | Apr 4, 2019
Preclinical News

Nimbus exposes complete ACLY structure, discovers allosteric inhibitory sites

Nimbus is spinning out a subsidiary to develop ACLY inhibitors targeting a new allosteric site on the enzyme that it discovered in collaboration with Schrödinger and Columbia University. BioCentury identified lipid biosynthesis regulator ACLY as...
BC Week In Review | Mar 8, 2019
Company News

Esperion submits NDAs to FDA for LDL-C lowering products, EMA starts review

Esperion said it submitted two NDAs to FDA for bempedoic acid (ETC-1002) and a bempedoic acid/ezetimibe combination tablet to treat elevated LDL-C in patients who need additional LDL-C lowering despite the use of currently accessible...
BioCentury | Jan 12, 2019
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...
BC Week In Review | Jan 11, 2019
Company News

Daiichi to market Esperion's LDL-C lowering products in Europe

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) will get $150 million cash up front in exchange for granting the European subsidiary of Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4568) exclusive rights to commercialize bempedoic acid (ETC-1002) and bempedoic acid/ezetimibe in...
BioCentury | Jan 5, 2019
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...
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BC Extra | Feb 1, 2020
Company News

Alnylam’s Givlaari, Novo’s Rybelsus among CHMP’s latest recommendations

Among a series of recommendations issued Friday, EMA’s CHMP backed approval of what would be Alnylam’s second approved RNAi drug in the EU, as well as an oral diabetes therapy that Novo Nordisk is relying...
BioCentury | Jan 11, 2020
Finance

Why buysiders say 2020 could be the year of the CNS

A pair of CNS approvals in the final days of 2019 has only added to the growing momentum buysiders were already tracking for 2020 in the once neglected disease area. Positive regulatory signals are converging...
BC Extra | Aug 29, 2019
Clinical News

Aug. 29 Clinical Quick Takes: Immunicum's off-the-shelf cell therapy misses in Phase II for kidney cancer; plus Acurx and Esperion

Immunicum's cell therapy misses survival endpoint in Phase II RCC trial  Immunicum AB (SSE:IMMU) lost SEK1.46 (14%) to SEK8.86 after reporting that ilixadencel plus Sutent sunitinib from Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) did not improve 18-month survival,...
BC Extra | Jun 28, 2019
Financial News

June 27 Financial Quick Takes: Esperion gets $125M from Oberland in funding deal for cholesterol candidates; plus Woodford, PanTheryx and Castle

Esperion, Oberland strike funding deal ahead of bempedoic acid launch  Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) forged a funding agreement with Oberland Capital tied to revenues from the sale of products containing the biotech's cholesterol-lowering candidate bempedoic...
BC Extra | May 6, 2019
Company News

May 6 Company Quick Takes: Esperion, BioMarin, WuXi AppTec, Axsome, Harbour BioMed/CTTQ, GW, Adynxx

FDA accepts Esperion NDAs for LDL-C-lowering indications  Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) gained $5 (12%) to $48.24 on Monday after FDA accepted for review a pair of NDAs for bempedoic acid (ETC-1002) and a bempedoic acid/ezetimibe...
BC Extra | Apr 4, 2019
Preclinical News

Nimbus exposes complete ACLY structure, discovers allosteric inhibitory sites

Nimbus is spinning out a subsidiary to develop ACLY inhibitors targeting a new allosteric site on the enzyme that it discovered in collaboration with Schrödinger and Columbia University. BioCentury identified lipid biosynthesis regulator ACLY as...
BC Week In Review | Mar 8, 2019
Company News

Esperion submits NDAs to FDA for LDL-C lowering products, EMA starts review

Esperion said it submitted two NDAs to FDA for bempedoic acid (ETC-1002) and a bempedoic acid/ezetimibe combination tablet to treat elevated LDL-C in patients who need additional LDL-C lowering despite the use of currently accessible...
BioCentury | Jan 12, 2019
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...
BC Week In Review | Jan 11, 2019
Company News

Daiichi to market Esperion's LDL-C lowering products in Europe

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) will get $150 million cash up front in exchange for granting the European subsidiary of Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4568) exclusive rights to commercialize bempedoic acid (ETC-1002) and bempedoic acid/ezetimibe in...
BioCentury | Jan 5, 2019
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...
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