BC Week In Review | Aug 18, 2014
Clinical News

Dolizem diltiazem cream: Development discontinued

Assembly said it will not pursue further development of VEN 307 and ended a March 2007 deal with S.L.A. Pharma granting Assembly exclusive, North American rights to the product for the topical treatment of anal...
BioCentury | Apr 7, 2014
Finance

1Q Stock Wrap-Up: Small but mighty

Despite a correction at the end of March, all biotech market cap segments finished the first quarter in positive territory. Microcaps set the pace with a 10% gain, while large caps added 7% and were...
BC Week In Review | Feb 17, 2014
Clinical News

Diltiazem cream: Phase III data

Top-line data from a double-blind, international Phase III trial in 434 patients with anal fissures showed that thrice-daily 2% diltiazem cream missed the primary endpoint of reducing the average of worst anal pain associated with...
BioCentury | Feb 17, 2014
Analyst Picks & Changes

Analyst picks & changes

Analyst picks & changes Company Bank Analyst Coverage Opinion Wk chg 2/14 cls Depomed Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) Roth Capital Partners Scott Henry Downgrade Neutral (from buy) 1% $12.30 Henry downgraded on the belief that the share...
BioCentury | Feb 17, 2014
Finance

Highlights of weekly biotech stock moves

Regulatory milestones Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CBST) was up $0.73 to $73.55 last week after FDA's Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee said it will meet on March 31 to discuss a pair of NDAs covering IV and...
BC Extra | Feb 13, 2014
Clinical News

Ventrus cream misses in Phase III anal fissure trial

Ventrus Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:VTUS) said thrice-daily 2% diltiazem cream ( VEN 307 ) missed the primary endpoint of reducing the average of worst anal pain associated with or following defecation from baseline to week four vs. placebo...
BioCentury | Jan 13, 2014
Finance

Buyside View XXII: 'Grown up' means growth

Stephen Hansen Senior Writer  An increase in regulatory approvals and new breakthrough therapies has money managers buying into the concept that biotech has entered a new product cycle that provides a strong fundamental basis for...
BC Week In Review | Dec 9, 2013
Clinical News

Diltiazem cream: Completed Phase III enrollment

Ventrus completed enrollment of 434 patients with anal fissures in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, international Phase III trial evaluating thrice-daily 2% diltiazem cream for 28 days. In May 2012, the company reported data from its first...
BioCentury | Feb 4, 2013
Finance

Highlights of weekly biotech stock moves

Regulatory milestones ALK-Abello A/S (CSE:ALK-B) was up DKK26 to DKK441 on Friday after Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) said it submitted a BLA to FDA in January for its Grass Allergy Immunotherapy Tablet. Merck has...
BC Extra | Jan 31, 2013
Financial News

Ventrus raises $20 million in offerings

Ventrus Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:VTUS) raised $20 million through a combination of a follow-on and an offering of series A non-voting convertible preferred stock. Ventrus raised $14.5 million through the sales of 5.8 million shares at...
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