BioCentury | Jul 22, 2020
Management Tracks

Meeker expands role at Rhythm; plus Biogen, Kronos, Citryll, Akcea, ImmunoGen, Circle, Antares and more

David Meeker will become president and CEO of obesity company Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:RYTM) while remaining chairman, a title he’s held since 2017. He succeeds CFO Hunter Smith, who was serving as president and CEO...
BioCentury | Jul 17, 2020
Finance

Data Bytes: preclinical IPO performance trending up

IPOs by preclinical biotechs since 2013 had largely been hit or miss until the past 18 months, when a trend toward positive aftermarket performance has emerged. Sixty percent of the 53 preclinical IPOs on NASDAQ...
BC Extra | Jan 25, 2020
Company News

Management tracks: Galapagos promotes Manto to CCO; plus Guardant, Horizon, Acceleron, Lilly, Krystal, Kura and more

Galapagos N.V. (Euronext:GLPG; NASDAQ:GLPG) promoted Michele Manto to chief commercial officer from SVP, commercial operations. Before joining the inflammation and fibrosis company in 2017, he was general manager, global marketing rheumatology at AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)....
BioCentury | Jan 25, 2020
Tools & Techniques

Manufacturing roundup: Deerfield launches new CDMO, plus a gene/cell therapy JV and more

Manufacturing remains a major hurdle for companies pursuing gene and cell therapies, and as more products make it to market, the bottleneck could create problems with commercial supply. At least seven manufacturing deals and site...
BioCentury | Jul 13, 2019
Finance

How crossover, insider support and big money correlated with performance across 1H19 IPOs

The performance of 1H19 IPOs point toward a continuation of a dual-class system where biotechs backed by deep-pocketed VCs and crossover investors can tap the public market at will and generate stronger after-market performance than...
BC Extra | Jun 25, 2019
Financial News

June 25 Financial Quick Takes: Tasly unit planning Hong Kong IPO; plus Vesalius, Mirati and more

Tasly Biopharma looks to list in Hong Kong  Tasly Biopharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Shanghai, China) proposed to list on the Hong Kong exchange. The company is a subsidiary of Tasly Pharmaceutical (Shanghai:600535), which holds 87.75% of...
BC Extra | Jun 25, 2019
Clinical News

Krystal looks to Phase III as stock soars on data for gene therapy

With its lead gene therapy showing efficacy in healing wounds in a rare skin condition, Krystal has seen its market cap multiply sixfold since its 2017 IPO as it now looks ahead to starting Phase...
BC Week In Review | Oct 19, 2018
Financial News

Krystal raises $60M following Phase I/II gene therapy readout

On the heels of reporting data for its topical gene therapy, Krystal Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ:KRYS) raised $60 million late Oct. 18 through the sale 3 million shares at $20 in a follow-on underwritten by Cowen,...
BC Week In Review | Oct 19, 2018
Clinical News

Krystal's topical gene therapy meets endpoints in two patients with skin blistering disease

Krystal Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ:KRYS) reported interim data from the Phase I/II GEM trial showing that topical gene therapy KB103 met all primary efficacy and safety endpoints in two adults with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. KB103...
BC Extra | Oct 15, 2018
Clinical News

Krystal gains on early data for topical gene therapy in skin blistering disease

Krystal Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ:KRYS) added $4.32 (28%) to $20 on Monday when it reported interim data from the Phase I/II GEM trial showing that topical gene therapy KB103 met all primary efficacy and safety endpoints...
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BioCentury | Jul 22, 2020
Management Tracks

Meeker expands role at Rhythm; plus Biogen, Kronos, Citryll, Akcea, ImmunoGen, Circle, Antares and more

David Meeker will become president and CEO of obesity company Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:RYTM) while remaining chairman, a title he’s held since 2017. He succeeds CFO Hunter Smith, who was serving as president and CEO...
BioCentury | Jul 17, 2020
Finance

Data Bytes: preclinical IPO performance trending up

IPOs by preclinical biotechs since 2013 had largely been hit or miss until the past 18 months, when a trend toward positive aftermarket performance has emerged. Sixty percent of the 53 preclinical IPOs on NASDAQ...
BC Extra | Jan 25, 2020
Company News

Management tracks: Galapagos promotes Manto to CCO; plus Guardant, Horizon, Acceleron, Lilly, Krystal, Kura and more

Galapagos N.V. (Euronext:GLPG; NASDAQ:GLPG) promoted Michele Manto to chief commercial officer from SVP, commercial operations. Before joining the inflammation and fibrosis company in 2017, he was general manager, global marketing rheumatology at AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)....
BioCentury | Jan 25, 2020
Tools & Techniques

Manufacturing roundup: Deerfield launches new CDMO, plus a gene/cell therapy JV and more

Manufacturing remains a major hurdle for companies pursuing gene and cell therapies, and as more products make it to market, the bottleneck could create problems with commercial supply. At least seven manufacturing deals and site...
BioCentury | Jul 13, 2019
Finance

How crossover, insider support and big money correlated with performance across 1H19 IPOs

The performance of 1H19 IPOs point toward a continuation of a dual-class system where biotechs backed by deep-pocketed VCs and crossover investors can tap the public market at will and generate stronger after-market performance than...
BC Extra | Jun 25, 2019
Financial News

June 25 Financial Quick Takes: Tasly unit planning Hong Kong IPO; plus Vesalius, Mirati and more

Tasly Biopharma looks to list in Hong Kong  Tasly Biopharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Shanghai, China) proposed to list on the Hong Kong exchange. The company is a subsidiary of Tasly Pharmaceutical (Shanghai:600535), which holds 87.75% of...
BC Extra | Jun 25, 2019
Clinical News

Krystal looks to Phase III as stock soars on data for gene therapy

With its lead gene therapy showing efficacy in healing wounds in a rare skin condition, Krystal has seen its market cap multiply sixfold since its 2017 IPO as it now looks ahead to starting Phase...
BC Week In Review | Oct 19, 2018
Financial News

Krystal raises $60M following Phase I/II gene therapy readout

On the heels of reporting data for its topical gene therapy, Krystal Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ:KRYS) raised $60 million late Oct. 18 through the sale 3 million shares at $20 in a follow-on underwritten by Cowen,...
BC Week In Review | Oct 19, 2018
Clinical News

Krystal's topical gene therapy meets endpoints in two patients with skin blistering disease

Krystal Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ:KRYS) reported interim data from the Phase I/II GEM trial showing that topical gene therapy KB103 met all primary efficacy and safety endpoints in two adults with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. KB103...
BC Extra | Oct 15, 2018
Clinical News

Krystal gains on early data for topical gene therapy in skin blistering disease

Krystal Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ:KRYS) added $4.32 (28%) to $20 on Monday when it reported interim data from the Phase I/II GEM trial showing that topical gene therapy KB103 met all primary efficacy and safety endpoints...
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