BioCentury | Mar 25, 2020
Deals

AstraZeneca, Silence partner to bring siRNA therapies to extrahepatic tissues

Thirteen years after they first teamed up, AstraZeneca and Silence are giving their partnership another shot with a new $80 million deal to develop siRNA therapeutics targeting the liver and extrahepatic tissues. The deal is...
BioCentury | Feb 15, 2020
Management Tracks

Immunomedics names Itri CMO; plus Hua, GenMark, AAM, Vividion, Sophia Genetics, Enterprise, Encoded, Palleon and more

Antibody-drug conjugate company Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) hired Loretta Itri as CMO. She was EVP of global health sciences and regulatory affairs at The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ:MDCO). Shanghai-based diabetes company Hua Medicine Ltd. (HKEX:2552) hired Fuxing...
BC Extra | Aug 6, 2019
Company News

Management tracks: Allogene snags Adaptimmune's Amado; plus Foundation Medicine, CymaBay and more

CAR T therapy company Allogene Therapeutics Inc . (NASDAQ:ALLO) hired Rafael G. Amado as EVP of R&D and CMO, effective Sept. 3. He was president of R&D at Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ:ADAP). Allogene Executive Chairman and...
BC Extra | Jul 19, 2019
Company News

July 18 Company Quick Takes: Mallinckrodt, Silence in RNAi deal; plus Pear, Blueprint and more

Mallinckrodt licenses RNAi candidate from Silence  Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE:MNK) obtained an exclusive, worldwide license to C3-targeted RNAi therapy SLN500 from Silence Therapeutics plc (LSE:SLN), plus options to license up to two additional complement-targeted preclinical candidates....
BioCentury | Jun 29, 2019
Finance

All eyes on new modality launches, cancer and rare disease data in 3Q19

While the typical summer lull means fewer catalysts in the third quarter, investors will be keeping a close eye on launches of new modality drugs. Of special interest to multiple buysiders is the launch of...
BC Extra | Apr 24, 2019
Company News

Management tracks: Portola, Assembly, Entasis

Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) said John Curnutte will retire as EVP and head of R&D on May 17 after eight years at the hematology company. SVP of Research Pamela Conley will lead research activities, effective...
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 Extra | Sep 26, 2018
Company News

Management tracks: Merck clears path for Frazier to remain CEO

The board of Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) rescinded a 28-year-old policy that required CEOs to retire at age 65. CEO Kenneth Frazier, who turns 65 in December 2019, has agreed to stay in his...
BC Extra | Jul 17, 2018
Company News

Management tracks: Silence, Apeiron

RNA therapeutics company Silence Therapeutics plc (LSE:SLN) hired David Horn Solomon as CEO. He was CEO at Akari Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ:AKTX). Immuno-oncology company Apeiron Biologics AG (Vienna, Austria) said CEO Hans Loibner has retired. The...
BC Extra | Jun 5, 2018
Company News

Management tracks: Sarepta, Gilead

Neuromuscular disease company Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT) hired Louise Rodino-Klapac as VP of gene therapy at its newly created gene therapy unit. She will continue to serve as acting CSO at Myonexus Therapeutics Inc. (New...
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BioCentury | Mar 25, 2020
Deals

AstraZeneca, Silence partner to bring siRNA therapies to extrahepatic tissues

Thirteen years after they first teamed up, AstraZeneca and Silence are giving their partnership another shot with a new $80 million deal to develop siRNA therapeutics targeting the liver and extrahepatic tissues. The deal is...
BioCentury | Feb 15, 2020
Management Tracks

Immunomedics names Itri CMO; plus Hua, GenMark, AAM, Vividion, Sophia Genetics, Enterprise, Encoded, Palleon and more

Antibody-drug conjugate company Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) hired Loretta Itri as CMO. She was EVP of global health sciences and regulatory affairs at The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ:MDCO). Shanghai-based diabetes company Hua Medicine Ltd. (HKEX:2552) hired Fuxing...
BC Extra | Aug 6, 2019
Company News

Management tracks: Allogene snags Adaptimmune's Amado; plus Foundation Medicine, CymaBay and more

CAR T therapy company Allogene Therapeutics Inc . (NASDAQ:ALLO) hired Rafael G. Amado as EVP of R&D and CMO, effective Sept. 3. He was president of R&D at Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ:ADAP). Allogene Executive Chairman and...
BC Extra | Jul 19, 2019
Company News

July 18 Company Quick Takes: Mallinckrodt, Silence in RNAi deal; plus Pear, Blueprint and more

Mallinckrodt licenses RNAi candidate from Silence  Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE:MNK) obtained an exclusive, worldwide license to C3-targeted RNAi therapy SLN500 from Silence Therapeutics plc (LSE:SLN), plus options to license up to two additional complement-targeted preclinical candidates....
BioCentury | Jun 29, 2019
Finance

All eyes on new modality launches, cancer and rare disease data in 3Q19

While the typical summer lull means fewer catalysts in the third quarter, investors will be keeping a close eye on launches of new modality drugs. Of special interest to multiple buysiders is the launch of...
BC Extra | Apr 24, 2019
Company News

Management tracks: Portola, Assembly, Entasis

Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) said John Curnutte will retire as EVP and head of R&D on May 17 after eight years at the hematology company. SVP of Research Pamela Conley will lead research activities, effective...
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 Extra | Sep 26, 2018
Company News

Management tracks: Merck clears path for Frazier to remain CEO

The board of Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) rescinded a 28-year-old policy that required CEOs to retire at age 65. CEO Kenneth Frazier, who turns 65 in December 2019, has agreed to stay in his...
BC Extra | Jul 17, 2018
Company News

Management tracks: Silence, Apeiron

RNA therapeutics company Silence Therapeutics plc (LSE:SLN) hired David Horn Solomon as CEO. He was CEO at Akari Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ:AKTX). Immuno-oncology company Apeiron Biologics AG (Vienna, Austria) said CEO Hans Loibner has retired. The...
BC Extra | Jun 5, 2018
Company News

Management tracks: Sarepta, Gilead

Neuromuscular disease company Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT) hired Louise Rodino-Klapac as VP of gene therapy at its newly created gene therapy unit. She will continue to serve as acting CSO at Myonexus Therapeutics Inc. (New...
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