20:41 , Oct 5, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Momenta cutting biosimilar programs, headcount

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) said it plans to terminate five biosimilar development programs under its 2016 co-development deal with Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) and reduce headcount by about 50% to focus on its novel pipeline. The...
23:52 , Oct 1, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Momenta cutting biosimilar programs, headcount

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) said it plans to terminate five biosimilar development programs under its 2016 co-development deal with Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) and reduce headcount by about 50% to focus on its novel pipeline. The...
16:26 , Sep 21, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

FDA wants extra trial for Pharming's Ruconest as HAE Prophylactic

Pharming Group N.V. (Euronext:PHARM) said FDA requested another clinical trial of Ruconest conestat alfa as a prophylactic for hereditary angioedema in a complete response letter for an sBLA in the indication. Pharming, which fell €0.20...
18:24 , Sep 19, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

FDA wants extra trial for Pharming's Ruconest as HAE prophylactic

Pharming Group N.V. (Euronext:PHARM) said FDA requested another clinical trial of Ruconest conestat alfa as a prophylactic for hereditary angioedema in a complete response letter for an sBLA in the indication. Pharming, which fell €0.20...
19:06 , Jul 26, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Emerging Company Profile

The universe in an exosome

Versatope Therapeutics Inc. is using exosomes from commensal E. coli as the backbone of a universal influenza vaccine that should be cheaper and easier to manufacture than other vesicle-based vaccines. The company’s technology was developed...
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...
19:12 , May 18, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

CSL gains exclusive rights to Cevec's CAPGo technology

Cevec Pharmaceuticals GmbH (Cologne, Germany) granted CSL Ltd. (ASX:CSL) exclusive rights to develop and commercialize CAPGo-derived complement 1 (C1) esterase inhibitor proteins for hereditary angioedema (HAE). CSL plans to develop CAPGo-derived proteins with tailored glycosylation,...
18:58 , May 4, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

EC approves BioCryst's Alpivab for influenza

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) said the European Commission approved an MAA for Alpivab peramivir to treat uncomplicated influenza in patients at least two years old. The injectable formulation of a viral neuraminidase inhibitor is approved...
19:20 , May 1, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

EC approves BioCryst's Alpivab for influenza

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) said the European Commission approved an MAA for Alpivab peramivir to treat uncomplicated influenza in patients at least two years old. The injectable formulation of a viral neuraminidase inhibitor is approved...
23:09 , Apr 6, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Fundamentally driven

Continued struggles by the mega-cap bellwethers and the resurgence of volatility in global equity markets were the major themes of 1Q18, whipsawing biotech stocks throughout the quarter but leaving index values little changed on the...