BC Extra | Jan 31, 2020
Financial News

Jan. 30 Financial Quick Takes: Vertex, Black Diamond, Alexion, Alector, DBV

Trikafta sales bolster Vertex’s revenue  Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTX) handily beat consensus estimates with its 4Q19 earnings Thursday, bolstered by the $420 million in sales newly approved CF therapy Trikafta elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor brought in during its...
BC Extra | May 28, 2019
Financial News

May 28 Financial Quick Takes: Alphamab Oncology raises $60M; plus $180.5M for Panacea healthcare fund and more

Hudson Bay leads Alphamab Oncology's $60M series B Alphamab Oncology (Cayman) raised $60 million in a series B round led by Hudson Bay Capital, with participation from new investor and entrepreneur Adrian Cheng and existing...
BC Innovations | Apr 19, 2019
Targets & Mechanisms

The next wave in neurodegeneration expands beyond neurons

Working in the background, while amyloid therapies have floundered, has been a group of companies betting that the immune system can do for neurodegeneration what it is has done for oncology. The first wave of...
BC Week In Review | Feb 8, 2019
Financial News

Immuno-neurology company Alector dips after $175.8M IPO

Alector Inc. (NASDAQ:ALEC) raised $175.8 million in an IPO to support clinical trials of a handful of antibodies for neurologic indications including frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The immuno-neurology company sold 9.3 million shares at...
BC Extra | Feb 7, 2019
Company News

Immuno-neurology company Alector dips after $175.8M IPO

Alector Inc. (NASDAQ:ALEC) shares fell $1 to $18 Thursday after the company raised $175.8 million in an IPO to support clinical trials of a handful of antibodies for neurologic indications including frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's...
BC Innovations | Dec 5, 2018
Distillery Therapeutics

Hepatic

INDICATION: Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) Patient sample and mouse studies suggest inhibiting the Notch pathway components HES1, γ secretase, MAML1 and NCSTN could help treat NASH. In NASH patient liver tissue samples, hepatocyte levels of HES1...
BC Week In Review | Jun 15, 2018
Clinical News

Ayala reports Phase Ib data for AL101 in solid tumors

Ayala Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Rehovot, Israel) said once-weekly 4 mg IV AL101 (formerly BMS-906024) led to a complete response in a patient with gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma in a Phase Ib trial to treat locally advanced or...
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