00:48 , Oct 6, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Seeking validation

The final stretch of the year offers clinical catalysts and early launch data that could validate investments in hot immuno-oncology targets and large untapped markets. Late-stage readouts from Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. in cystic fibrosis and...
20:41 , Oct 5, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Momenta cutting biosimilar programs, headcount

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) said it plans to terminate five biosimilar development programs under its 2016 co-development deal with Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) and reduce headcount by about 50% to focus on its novel pipeline. The...
23:52 , Oct 1, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Momenta cutting biosimilar programs, headcount

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) said it plans to terminate five biosimilar development programs under its 2016 co-development deal with Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) and reduce headcount by about 50% to focus on its novel pipeline. The...
17:35 , Sep 28, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Syntimmune deal helps Alexion diversify beyond Soliris

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) took another step towards breaking its dependence on Soliris eculizumab on Sept. 26, when it announced it will acquire rare autoimmune disease company Syntimmune Inc. (Boston, Mass.). Alexion will pay $400...
20:07 , Sep 26, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Syntimmune deal helps Alexion diversify beyond Soliris

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) took another step towards breaking its dependence on Soliris eculizumab on Wednesday, when it announced it will acquire rare autoimmune disease company Syntimmune Inc. (Boston, Mass.). Alexion will pay $400 million...
16:38 , Sep 21, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

argenx planning Phase III for thrombocytopenia therapy

argenx S.E. (Euronext:ARGX; NASDAQ:ARGX) said it plans to start Phase III testing of IV efgartigimod (ARGX-113) to treat primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) after reporting that the compound led to clinically meaningful platelet count improvements in...
16:30 , Sep 21, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

argenx prices $300M follow-on

argenx S.E. (Euronext:ARGX; NASDAQ:ARGX) raised $300.6 million in a follow-on that priced after hours on Sept. 18. argenx sold 3.5 million ADSs at $86.50, an 8% discount to its NASDAQ close of $93.77 on Sept....
17:34 , Sep 19, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

argenx, G1 price follow-ons, CRISPR proposes

argenx S.E. (Euronext:ARGX; NASDAQ:ARGX) and G1 Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:GTHX) raised $300.6 million and $180 million, respectively, in follow-ons that priced after hours Tuesday. argenx sold 3.5 million ADSs at $86.50, an 8% discount to its...
22:45 , Sep 17, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

argenx planning Phase III for thrombocytopenia therapy

argenx S.E. (Euronext:ARGX; NASDAQ:ARGX) said it plans to start Phase III testing of IV efgartigimod (ARGX-113) to treat primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) after reporting that the compound led to clinically meaningful platelet count improvements in...
03:04 , Jun 30, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Eyes on launches

The annual summer slowdown isn’t restricted to just the stock market this year, as the clinical catalyst calendar also appears to be on holiday in 3Q18. Buysiders are therefore turning their attention to a spate...