BioCentury | Oct 19, 2019
Product Development

How GSK has rebuilt its oncology pipeline from the ground up

Less than two years into GSK's cancer rebuild, Hal Barron is making measurable strides to reposition the pharma as an immunology-focused company. His turnaround boasts an expanded immuno-oncology pipeline, replete with multiple modalities, and two...
BioCentury | Oct 19, 2019
Product Development

Tracking the rise and fall of next-generation checkpoint targets for cancer

As the race continues for the next big checkpoint target after PD-1, three candidates are pulling ahead. BioCentury has been following the rise and fall of clinical programs against promising checkpoint proteins since the field...
BC Innovations | Oct 3, 2019
Emerging Company Profile

X-Vax: Bucking dogma in HSV vaccine development

Veering from the field’s focus on neutralizing antibodies, X-Vax is developing vaccines that elicit non-neutralizing antibodies that direct the immune system to kill infected cells. Its lead candidate is in preclinical development to prevent HSV...
BC Extra | Jul 24, 2019
Company News

New flexibility and a new Celgene deal for Jounce

With BMS's acquisition of Celgene nearly complete, the big biotech and Jounce ended an immuno-oncology option deal on Tuesday, giving Jounce control over programs that would have overlapped with BMS's pipeline. But the companies will...
BioCentury | Apr 6, 2019
Finance

Big caps under pressure

Biogen’s fall in the wake of its decision to discontinue late-stage trials of Alzheimer’s therapy aducanumab is yet another reminder that large caps are in dire need of new pipeline products, and could serve as...
BC Week In Review | Apr 4, 2019
Clinical News

Jounce reports detailed data backing tumor-agnostic approach

Jounce reported detailed PFS and OS data at AACR for vopratelimab (JTX-2011) that support a tumor-agnostic approach for the ICOS agonist to select patient populations more likely to respond to the therapy. At the American...
BC Extra | Mar 9, 2019
Clinical News

Jounce seeking tumor-agnostic approach for ICOS agonist

Jounce said the ICOS hi CD4 T cells biomarker could allow the company to take a tumor-agnostic approach for its ICOS agonist vopratelimab (JTX-2011) to select patient populations more likely to respond to the therapy....
BC Innovations | Dec 20, 2018
Finance

Third Rock keeps its options open

Third Rock Ventures is cementing its strategy to create newcos that can succeed as stand-alone companies. The VC has ditched the build-to-buy model in favor of one that gives a pharma broad options to multiple...
BC Innovations | Nov 30, 2018
Targets & Mechanisms

Souped-up CARs at ASH 2018

Rather than searching for new antigens, makers of the latest generation of CAR therapies are focusing on the CARs themselves by designing more sophisticated methods of targeting multiple antigens, controlling cytotoxicity and enhancing tumor-homing. BioCentury’s...
BC Innovations | Aug 24, 2018
Targets & Mechanisms

Computing checkpoints

After 25 years as a discovery company, Compugen Ltd. is about to enter the clinic for the first time with a first-in-class mAb against a new checkpoint target. The target’s expression on adaptive immune cells,...
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BioCentury | Oct 19, 2019
Product Development

How GSK has rebuilt its oncology pipeline from the ground up

Less than two years into GSK's cancer rebuild, Hal Barron is making measurable strides to reposition the pharma as an immunology-focused company. His turnaround boasts an expanded immuno-oncology pipeline, replete with multiple modalities, and two...
BioCentury | Oct 19, 2019
Product Development

Tracking the rise and fall of next-generation checkpoint targets for cancer

As the race continues for the next big checkpoint target after PD-1, three candidates are pulling ahead. BioCentury has been following the rise and fall of clinical programs against promising checkpoint proteins since the field...
BC Innovations | Oct 3, 2019
Emerging Company Profile

X-Vax: Bucking dogma in HSV vaccine development

Veering from the field’s focus on neutralizing antibodies, X-Vax is developing vaccines that elicit non-neutralizing antibodies that direct the immune system to kill infected cells. Its lead candidate is in preclinical development to prevent HSV...
BC Extra | Jul 24, 2019
Company News

New flexibility and a new Celgene deal for Jounce

With BMS's acquisition of Celgene nearly complete, the big biotech and Jounce ended an immuno-oncology option deal on Tuesday, giving Jounce control over programs that would have overlapped with BMS's pipeline. But the companies will...
BioCentury | Apr 6, 2019
Finance

Big caps under pressure

Biogen’s fall in the wake of its decision to discontinue late-stage trials of Alzheimer’s therapy aducanumab is yet another reminder that large caps are in dire need of new pipeline products, and could serve as...
BC Week In Review | Apr 4, 2019
Clinical News

Jounce reports detailed data backing tumor-agnostic approach

Jounce reported detailed PFS and OS data at AACR for vopratelimab (JTX-2011) that support a tumor-agnostic approach for the ICOS agonist to select patient populations more likely to respond to the therapy. At the American...
BC Extra | Mar 9, 2019
Clinical News

Jounce seeking tumor-agnostic approach for ICOS agonist

Jounce said the ICOS hi CD4 T cells biomarker could allow the company to take a tumor-agnostic approach for its ICOS agonist vopratelimab (JTX-2011) to select patient populations more likely to respond to the therapy....
BC Innovations | Dec 20, 2018
Finance

Third Rock keeps its options open

Third Rock Ventures is cementing its strategy to create newcos that can succeed as stand-alone companies. The VC has ditched the build-to-buy model in favor of one that gives a pharma broad options to multiple...
BC Innovations | Nov 30, 2018
Targets & Mechanisms

Souped-up CARs at ASH 2018

Rather than searching for new antigens, makers of the latest generation of CAR therapies are focusing on the CARs themselves by designing more sophisticated methods of targeting multiple antigens, controlling cytotoxicity and enhancing tumor-homing. BioCentury’s...
BC Innovations | Aug 24, 2018
Targets & Mechanisms

Computing checkpoints

After 25 years as a discovery company, Compugen Ltd. is about to enter the clinic for the first time with a first-in-class mAb against a new checkpoint target. The target’s expression on adaptive immune cells,...
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1 - 10 of 553