17:13 , Oct 26, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Alexion moves into RNAi with Dicerna deal

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) entered into the RNAi field with a deal with Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:DRNA) to discover and develop RNAi therapies for complement-mediated diseases. Alexion also reported higher-than-expected revenues and sales of Soliris...
23:07 , Oct 24, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Alexion moves into RNAi with Dicerna deal

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) entered into the RNAi field with a deal with Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:DRNA) to discover and develop RNAi therapies for complement-mediated diseases. Alexion also reported higher-than-expected revenues and sales of Soliris...
00:48 , Oct 6, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Seeking validation

The final stretch of the year offers clinical catalysts and early launch data that could validate investments in hot immuno-oncology targets and large untapped markets. Late-stage readouts from Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. in cystic fibrosis and...
17:35 , Sep 28, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Syntimmune deal helps Alexion diversify beyond Soliris

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) took another step towards breaking its dependence on Soliris eculizumab on Sept. 26, when it announced it will acquire rare autoimmune disease company Syntimmune Inc. (Boston, Mass.). Alexion will pay $400...
20:07 , Sep 26, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Syntimmune deal helps Alexion diversify beyond Soliris

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) took another step towards breaking its dependence on Soliris eculizumab on Wednesday, when it announced it will acquire rare autoimmune disease company Syntimmune Inc. (Boston, Mass.). Alexion will pay $400 million...
17:49 , Aug 31, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Priority Review for Alexion's long-acting PNH therapy

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) said FDA accepted and granted Priority Review to its BLA for ALXN1210 to treat paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. Its PDUFA date is Feb. 18, 2019. ALXN1210 is a long-acting humanized mAb targeting...
14:28 , Aug 20, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Priority Review for Alexion's long-acting PNH therapy

Alexion Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) said FDA accepted and granted Priority Review to its BLA for ALXN1210 to treat paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. Its PDUFA date is Feb. 18, 2019. ALXN1210 is a long-acting humanized mAb targeting complement...
00:46 , Aug 4, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Functions of formulation

Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. is quickly expanding the reach of its Enhanze platform on the back of regulatory approvals for products that are now gaining market share, plus a playbook for streamlined early development it can...
22:10 , Aug 3, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

ICER announces preliminary 2019 topics

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) released Thursday a preliminary list of drugs and other healthcare interventions that it may review in 2019. ICER's selection criteria include the projected timing and likelihood of...
03:05 , Jun 30, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Hidden in the rough

Judicious stock picking was especially important in the second quarter, as 57% of global biotech stocks saw their equity values decline. Volatility continued to roil global markets during the period and additional uncertainty looms with...