BioCentury | Mar 13, 2020
Product Development

March 12 Quick Takes: WuXi AppTec’s Wuhan site back online; plus SOX relief, AZ, BMS, Nicox-Ocumesion, Tyligand-Context

All WuXi AppTec Chinese sites operating  WuXi AppTec Co. Ltd. (Shanghai:603259; HKEX:2359) said it has resumed operations at its Wuhan facility, which provides discovery chemistry services. The company has now restarted operations at all its...
BioCentury | Apr 26, 2019
Product Development

For patients’ sake, collaborate already

Cancer immunotherapy companies must stop squandering the most precious stakeholder, patients, and collaborate now on platform trials to test new combination regimens. A straightforward platform trial design that tests different combo partners with PD-1/PD-L1 agents...
BC Innovations | Apr 22, 2019
Distillery Therapeutics

Inhibiting the LLGL2-SLC7A5-YKT6 complex for breast cancer

DISEASE CATEGORY: Cancer INDICATION: Breast cancer Patient sample, cell culture and mouse studies suggest inhibiting the LLGL2-SLC7A5-YKT6 leucine transporter complex could help treat breast cancer. In patients with estrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive breast cancer,...
BC Extra | Mar 8, 2019
Company News

TNBC gets its first targeted agent with Tecentriq approval

The approval of Roche's Tecentriq atezolizumab to treat metastatic triple-negative breast cancer gives almost half of these patients and physicians' their first agent to treat a molecularly defined subgroup of patients with this fast-progressing cancer....
BC Innovations | Feb 22, 2019
Targets & Mechanisms

Expansion into TNBC

With an RNA-binding small molecule that sensitizes HER2-negative cancers to Herceptin, Matt Disney’s latest study adds to the growing arsenal of preclinical therapies against triple-negative breast cancer. The only problem is the molecule may run...
BC Innovations | Feb 8, 2019
Product R&D

Reducing R(i)SK in TNBC

Phoenix Molecular Designs could provide triple-negative breast cancer its first molecular marker to turn the intractable indication from a group of have-nots to a group of haves. With early evidence that RSK2 is activated in...
BioCentury | Oct 6, 2018
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...
BC Week In Review | Aug 31, 2018
Clinical News

Allergan uterine fibroids therapy hits regulatory setback

Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) said FDA issued a complete response letter for its NDA for ulipristal acetate to treat abnormal uterine bleeding in women with uterine fibroids. The company said FDA requested additional information and cited...
BC Extra | Aug 21, 2018
Company News

Allergan uterine fibroids therapy hits regulatory setback

Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) said FDA issued a complete response letter for its NDA for ulipristal acetate to treat abnormal uterine bleeding in women with uterine fibroids. The company said FDA requested additional information and cited...
BioCentury | Jun 30, 2018
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...
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