01:03 , Jan 12, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Warning: cash needed

  A near decade-long run of cheap money appears to be coming to a close, and most of the biotech sector isn’t well positioned for the new reality. BioCentury’s analysis shows that two-thirds of biotech...
17:30 , Jan 11, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Daiichi to market Esperion's LDL-C lowering products in Europe

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) will get $150 million cash up front in exchange for granting the European subsidiary of Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4568) exclusive rights to commercialize bempedoic acid (ETC-1002) and bempedoic acid/ezetimibe in...
02:49 , Jan 5, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ready to launch

  The proposed $74 billion takeout of Celgene Corp. by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will not shift buysider attention away from upcoming and maturing drug launches heading into 2019, with plenty to track following a record...
20:03 , Jan 4, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Daiichi to market Esperion's LDL-C lowering products in Europe

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) will get $150 million cash up front in exchange for granting the European subsidiary of Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4568) exclusive rights to commercialize bempedoic acid (ETC-1002) and bempedoic acid/ezetimibe in...
19:54 , Nov 2, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Esperion hypercholesterolemia candidate meets in fifth and final Phase III

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) said bempedoic acid (ETC-1002) as monotherapy met the primary endpoint of reducing LDL-C in the Phase III CLEAR Wisdom (1002-047) trial to treat hypercholesterolemia in high-risk atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) patients...
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...
18:51 , Aug 31, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Esperion combo lowers LDL-C in Phase III for high-risk ASCVD

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) said its bempedoic acid/ezetimibe combination pill met the primary endpoint of reducing LDL-C in the Phase III 1002-053 trial to treat hypercholesterolemia in high-risk atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) patients on maximally...
19:45 , Aug 27, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

Esperion combo lowers LDL-C in high-risk ASCVD

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) said its bempedoic acid/ezetimibe combination pill met the primary endpoint of reducing LDL-C in the Phase III 1002-053 trial to treat hypercholesterolemia in high-risk atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) patients on maximally...
03:04 , Jun 30, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Eyes on launches

The annual summer slowdown isn’t restricted to just the stock market this year, as the clinical catalyst calendar also appears to be on holiday in 3Q18. Buysiders are therefore turning their attention to a spate...
15:29 , May 25, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Esperion's hypercholesterolemia candidate meets in Phase III

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) said once-daily 180 mg oral bempedoic acid (ETC-1002) met the primary endpoint of reducing LDL-C from baseline to week 12 vs. placebo (23% vs. 1%, p<0.001) in the Phase III CLEAR...