18:36 , Nov 9, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

AZ looks to new medicines to drive growth

AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) said Nov. 8 it will look to 10 new drugs to support a return to growth. The pharma reported 3Q18 product sales of $5.3 billion, up 9% at constant exchange rates...
23:40 , Nov 8, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

AZ looks to new medicines to drive growth

AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) said Thursday it will look to 10 new drugs to support a return to growth. The pharma reported 3Q18 product sales of $5.3 billion, up 9% at constant exchange rates from...
21:54 , Oct 31, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

GSK cuts some respiratory targets, keeps others in play

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK; NYSE:GSK) cut three respiratory programs against targets largely ignored by the rest of the industry after all three failed to meet efficacy targets in Phase II trials. The pharma disclosed the pruning...
17:06 , Oct 19, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Velicept raises additional $15M in series B

Velicept Therapeutics Inc. (Malvern, Pa.) raised $15 million in a series B round extension led by Samsara BioCapital. Existing investors CDK, Fountain Healthcare, Longitude Venture Partners and Becker Ventures also participated. Becker Ventures is Velicept's...
18:16 , Sep 28, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Urovant raises $140 million IPO

Urovant Sciences Ltd. (NASDAQ:UROV), the urology subsidiary of Roivant Sciences GmbH (Basel, Switzerland), raised $140 million late Sept. 26 through the sale of 10 million shares at $14 in an IPO underwritten by J.P. Morgan,...
17:36 , Sep 21, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Roivant launches respiratory vant, announces other vant news

Roivant Sciences GmbH (Basel, Switzerland) announced the launch of a new respiratory disease subsidiary, a real-world evidence partnership between its Datavant Inc. (San Francisco, Calif.) subsidiary and CRO Parexel International Corp. (Waltham, Mass.), and its...
16:42 , Sep 21, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

AZ says Phase IIIb data of Bevespi Aerosphere in COPD are 'inconsistent with previous data'

AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) said Bevespi Aerosphere glycopyrrolate/formoterol fumarate met one of three primary endpoints in the Phase IIIb AERISTO trial to treat moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Bevespi Aerosphere was...
21:36 , Sep 17, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Roivant launches respiratory vant, announces other vant news

Roivant Sciences GmbH (Basel, Switzerland) had a busy Monday announcing the launch of a new respiratory disease subsidiary, a real-world evidence partnership between its Datavant Inc. (San Francisco, Calif.) subsidiary and CRO Parexel International Corp....
03:32 , Aug 17, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

FDA accepts applications for Circassia COPD products Duaklir, Tudorza

Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc (LSE:CIR) said FDA accepted for review an NDA for Duaklir Pressair aclidinium bromide/formoterol fumarate to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The company also said the agency accepted an sNDA for Tudorza...
16:56 , Jul 20, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Roivant’s urology subsidiary files for $150M IPO

Urovant Sciences Ltd. (London, U.K) proposed on July 13 to raise up to $150 million in an IPO on NASDAQ underwritten by J.P. Morgan, Jefferies and Cowen. The urology play is a wholly owned subsidiary...