BioCentury | Feb 5, 2020
Product Development

WHO prioritizing Gilead’s remdesivir, designing master protocol for 2019-nCoV outbreak

Gilead’s remdesivir is the most promising candidate for treating 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease, according to a draft report of WHO’s R&D Blueprint Clinical Trials expert group. The group agreed in principle to design a randomized,...
BioCentury | Jun 30, 2018
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...
BC Week In Review | Jun 1, 2018
Clinical News

Gilead's Epclusa approved in China for HCV

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) said China's State Drug Administration (formerly China FDA) approved Epclusa sofosbuvir/velpatasvir to treat adults with chronic HCV genotypes 1-6. The agency also approved Epclusa plus ribavirin to treat adults with HCV...
BC Extra | May 30, 2018
Company News

Gilead's Epclusa approved in China for HCV

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) said China's State Drug Administration (formerly China FDA) approved Epclusa sofosbuvir/velpatasvir to treat adults with chronic HCV genotypes 1-6. The agency also approved Epclusa plus ribavirin to treat adults with HCV...
BC Week In Review | Mar 9, 2018
Company News

DNDi, partners aim to bring cheaper HCV combo to Latin America

The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative said it will partner with three pharmaceutical companies and a non-profit to sell a cheaper HCV regimen in Latin America. HCV patients pay at least $7,000 in Argentina, $12,000...
BC Extra | Mar 7, 2018
Company News

DNDi, partners aim to bring cheaper HCV combo to Latin America

The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative said it will partner with three pharmaceutical companies and a non-profit to sell a cheaper HCV regimen in Latin America. HCV patients pay at least $7,000 in Argentina, $12,000...
BioCentury | Dec 2, 2017
Strategy

Opening the gates in China

A flurry of approvals of HCV drugs in China this year illustrates how the country’s regulatory reforms have leveled the playing field for multinational drug sponsors, who had been disadvantaged compared with domestic companies. As...
BC Innovations | Nov 15, 2017
Distillery Therapeutics

Neurology

INDICATION: Fragile X syndrome Mouse studies suggest inhibiting the eIF4E-eIF4G1 interaction could help treat fragile X syndrome. In a mouse model of fragile X syndrome, a tool compound that inhibits the eIF4E-eIF4G1 interaction increased dendritic...
BioCentury | Nov 3, 2017
Regulation

Frame work

A little over four years into its implementation, FDA’s structured benefit-risk framework appears to be meeting its objectives of creating transparency into its approval decisions. The agency began to incorporate the framework templates into its...
BioCentury | Oct 6, 2017
Finance

Bargain shopping

With all companies valued over $1 billion increasing a median of at least 16.8% in 1H17, investors went bargain shopping in the $500-$999 million tier in 3Q17. The group outperformed all other market cap bands,...
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