03:02 , Jun 30, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Smitten by SMID-caps

Risk is pervasive heading into the third quarter and choppy waters are expected, but 13 buysiders told BioCentury they’re not afraid to stay the course. A politically charged environment is likely to intensify as the midterm...
00:51 , Jun 23, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Strategy

Gawande’s Cheesecake Factory

Details about the healthcare organization Atul Gawande will run for Amazon.com Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. are scarce -- basic facts, starting with its name, have not been disclosed....
00:25 , Jun 16, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

NSCLC disrupted

This year’s ASCO made clear that PD-1 inhibitors have supplanted chemotherapy as standard of care in first-line metastatic NSCLC. The unanticipated consequence is the knock-on effects for companies with studies under way in both first-...
01:43 , Jun 9, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

Past not prologue

Loxo Oncology Inc.’s two-year streak of stunning data at ASCO appears to be the result of good decisions on the back of a healthy dose of luck. But it will be a tall order to...
21:46 , May 31, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Tools & Techniques

Bundled inheritance

Two new studies showcase how researchers are gleaning more from GWAS by combining risk factors rather than looking at the risks from individual mutations. The results could add numbers to the contribution of nature vs....
18:05 , May 25, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

HKEX’s on-demand experts

The Hong Kong stock exchange is well aware its investor base is new to the high-risk, high-reward nature of its newly hatched biotech chapter and has no qualms about admitting its own lack of expertise....
00:03 , May 19, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Politics, Policy & Law

Shifting parts

HHS Secretary Alex Azar is convinced that the way Medicare Part B spends money for drugs makes no sense, costs the taxpayers too much and isn’t good for patients. He says he’s open to suggestions...
04:15 , Apr 13, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

Hello RNA

BioCentury’s analysis of new and emerging targets presented at this year’s AACR meeting reveals a surge in activity in non-coding RNAs, as researchers continue to expand target space. The results also reflect the ongoing high...
02:09 , Feb 3, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Strategy

Road to acquisition

Sanofi’s proposed acquisition of Ablynx N.V. puts considerable value not only on the Belgian biotech’s lead hematology asset caplacizumab, but also on its Nanobody platform, which fits the pharma’s R&D strategy of prioritizing development of...
02:57 , Feb 2, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Tools & Techniques

Cutting a new path

As gene editing starts to make headway, its first indications are informed by the path laid by gene therapies and other nucleic acid modalities. But drug developers think editing is poised to move far beyond...