23:41 , Aug 3, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

Compass’ range

Compass Therapeutics LLC combines human cell display, high throughput antibody screening and a multispecific engineering platform to develop large libraries of cancer and autoimmune therapies. Traditional approaches to antibody discovery use hybridoma fusions in animals,...
23:11 , Jun 7, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Exact HCC assay significantly better than SOC

Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ:EXAS) reported data showing that its hepatocellular carcinoma blood test had greater sensitivity and specificity in identifying HCC, especially early stage cancer, vs. the standard of care alpha fetoprotein (AFP) test. The test...
00:24 , Jun 6, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

Second (Ex)act

Armed with Phase II data for its second DNA methylation test, Exact Sciences Corp. expects a repeat performance of the rapid launch trajectory its Cologuard colorectal cancer screening assay has enjoyed. Cologuard beat expectations for...
20:37 , Jun 5, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

Exact HCC assay significantly better than SOC

Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ:EXAS) reported data showing that its hepatocellular carcinoma blood test had greater sensitivity and specificity in identifying HCC, especially early stage cancer, vs. the standard of care alpha fetoprotein (AFP) test. The test...
23:17 , May 24, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Product R&D

Bias-less bispecifics

Taking a leaf from the small molecule playbook, cancer play Merus N.V. is bringing unbiased screening to the bispecifics space. The biotech is betting the approach can discover bispecific antibodies with novel activity against known...
01:46 , May 5, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

Rebuilding Biogen’s brain

Biogen Inc. is still a long way from a full rebuild of its pipeline, with an Alzheimer’s disease-laden Phase III lineup that needs to diversify. But there’s progress in the early- to mid-stage programs where...
22:36 , Apr 4, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: March 2018

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: March 2018 Select top therapeutic targets and biomarkers covered by BioCentury or added to the BCIQ database during March 2018. Therapeutic targets are defined as any protein, gene or other molecule...
00:53 , Mar 7, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Biomarkers

TECHNOLOGY: SNPs A SNP on CLEC1A could help predict the risk of Aspergillus infections in stem cell transplant recipients. In 310 stem cell transplant donors and matched recipients, genomic sequencing and cumulative incident analysis identified an...
18:03 , Sep 1, 2017 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Gilead grabs Kite for nearly $12B

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) added a late-stage cancer asset and pivoted toward the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy space after agreeing to acquire Kite Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:KITE) at $180 per share in cash,...
00:56 , Aug 29, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Gilead grabs Kite for nearly $12B

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) added a late-stage cancer asset and pivoted toward the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy space after agreeing to acquire Kite Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:KITE) at $180 per share in cash,...