23:55 , Nov 14, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

Michigan to begin talks with drug manufacturers for value-based deals

With a stamp of approval from CMS on Wednesday, Michigan joins Oklahoma as one of the only two states with the agency's OK to negotiate Medicaid outcomes-based pricing agreements with drug manufacturers. "Michigan’s waiver will...
22:52 , Oct 26, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Principia, Orexo, Polyphor, MeiraGTx

Immunology and oncology company Principia Biopharma Inc. (NASDAQ:PRNB) hired Dolca Thomas as CMO. She succeeds Steve Gourlay, who will remain as a senior medical adviser through mid-2019. Thomas was VP and global head of translational...
17:03 , Oct 26, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Antibiotics play Qpex launches with Medicines Co. assets, BARDA deal

With $33 million in new series A funding, a portfolio of preclinical assets from The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ:MDCO) and a BARDA deal, Qpex Biopharma Inc. (San Diego, Calif.) hopes to begin clinical studies of multiple...
15:56 , Oct 26, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Rempex remix

New Enterprise Associates led Qpex Biopharma Inc.’s $33 million A round in hope that the management team will repeat its performance at Rempex Pharmaceuticals Inc. and The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ:MDCO) with a preclinical anti-infectives portfolio....
12:02 , Oct 22, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Antibiotics play Qpex launches with Medicines Co. assets, BARDA deal

With $33 million in new series A funding, a portfolio of preclinical assets from The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ:MDCO) and a BARDA deal, Qpex Biopharma Inc. (San Diego, Calif.) hopes to begin clinical studies of multiple...
02:50 , Oct 20, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

New shops for value-based deals

Value-based payment models are starting to appear beyond the high-profile insurers and PBMs that have dominated the scene, with a series of deals struck since August by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority and the University...
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...
21:52 , Sep 18, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: BioTime, Immune-Onc

Degenerative disease company BioTime Inc. (NYSE-A:BTX; Tel Aviv:BTX) named Brian Culley CEO, to replace co-CEOs Adi Mohanty and Michael West. Most recently, Culley was CEO of infectious disease company Artemis Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQB:ATMS). Immunotherapy company...
21:08 , Aug 2, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Omeros, EdiGene

Omeros Corp. (NASDAQ:OMER) hired Eckhard Leifke as CMO and VP of clinical development. He was global project head/VP of early project and external opportunities - cardiovascular and metabolism and global head/VP of late-stage development diabetes...
22:19 , Jul 19, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Public Funding Highlights: 2Q18

Public Funding Highlights: 2Q18...