03:33 , Aug 17, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Infectious company Aridis raises $26M in NASDAQ IPO

Infectious disease mAb company Aridis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDS) raised $26 million on Aug. 13 through the sale of 2 million shares at $13 in an IPO on NASDAQ. Cantor Fitzgerald, Maxim Group, Laidlaw, Northland Securities...
16:27 , Aug 10, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Aridis amends IPO

Immunotherapy company Aridis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (San Jose, Calif.) amended its NASDAQ IPO on Aug. 6 and now plans to sell 2 million shares at $13-$15. The offering is being underwritten by Cantor Fitzgerald, Maxim, Laidlaw,...
23:50 , Aug 8, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Infectious disease

INDICATION: Ebola Patient sample, mouse, guinea pig and ferret studies identified three broadly neutralizing mAbs against Ebola virus glycoprotein that could help treat infections by multiple Ebolavirus species. Screening of mAb clones derived from blood...
17:53 , Aug 3, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Kyowa, Ultragenyx sell Priority Review voucher for $80.6M

Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4151) revealed that it and partner Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:RARE) sold a rare pediatric disease Priority Review voucher during 2Q18 to an undisclosed company for $80.6 million. Ultragenyx spokesperson Danielle Keatley...
17:34 , Aug 3, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Daiichi in ADC deal for Glycotope's anti-mucin antibody

Glycotope GmbH (Berlin, Germany) granted Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4568) exclusive, worldwide rights to develop and commercialize an antibody-drug conjugate to treat cancer using Glycotope's gatipotuzumab (formerly PankoMab-GEX). Glycotope will receive an undisclosed upfront payment and...
17:45 , Jul 31, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Kyowa, Ultragenyx sell Priority Review voucher for $80.6M

Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4151) revealed that it and partner Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:RARE) sold a rare pediatric disease Priority Review voucher during 2Q18 to an undisclosed company for $80.6 million. Ultragenyx spokesperson Danielle Keatley...
18:16 , Jul 30, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Daiichi in ADC deal for Glycotope's anti-mucin antibody

Glycotope GmbH (Berlin, Germany) granted Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4568) exclusive, worldwide rights to develop and commercialize an antibody-drug conjugate to treat cancer using Glycotope's gatipotuzumab (formerly PankoMab-GEX). Glycotope will receive an undisclosed upfront payment and...
18:53 , Jul 27, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Biogen, Eisai's elenbecestat reduces plaques, slows AD progression in Phase II

Eisai Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4523) and Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) reported data from the Phase II Study 202 for their β-site APP-cleaving enzyme 1 (BACE1) inhibitor elenbecestat (E2609) showing that the therapy reduced amyloid plaques and slowed...
16:50 , Jul 27, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Biogen, Eisai's BAN2401 slows cognitive decline by 30% in Phase II Alzheimer's trial

Eisai Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4523) and Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) presented highly anticipated detailed results for BAN2401 at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference showing that the anti-β-amyloid therapy slowed cognitive decline by as much as 30%. However,...
00:04 , Jul 27, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

AZ reveals another Phase III selumetinib miss

AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) disclosed in its 2Q18 earnings that it discontinued development of selumetinib to treat differentiated thyroid cancer after the candidate missed the primary endpoint in the Phase III ASTRA trial in the...