01:09 , Aug 23, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

New targets in osteoarthritis are about more than just pain

New biological insights and increased recognition from FDA are transforming osteoarthritis from a testing ground for new pain therapies into its own high-priority indication. At least two mechanisms with disease-modifying potential for osteoarthritis (OA) have...
21:21 , Jun 14, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

Despite senior management shake-up, Novartis’ pipeline is primed to deliver

A string of departures at Novartis AG and strategic shifts by new CEO Vasant Narasimhan have produced a fairly thorough makeover of the executive committee he inherited in 2018. The team gains a pipeline that...
01:17 , Mar 13, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

FDA approves Aerie glaucoma therapy Rocklatan

Aerie said late Tuesday FDA approved Rocklatan netarsudil/latanoprost to reduce intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The product is a fixed-dose combination of Aerie's Rhopressa netarsudil 0.02%, a dual inhibitor of...
23:51 , Feb 21, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

HaiHe forms joint venture with CSPC, narrows focus to oncology

Shanghai HaiHe Biopharma Co. Ltd. (Shanghai, China) formed a joint venture with CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd. (HKSE:1093) to develop and commercialize five of HaiHe’s programs, mostly outside of oncology. Financial terms were not disclosed. HaiHe...
21:30 , Feb 19, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

HaiHe forms joint venture with CSPC, narrows focus to oncology

Shanghai HaiHe Biopharma Co. Ltd. (Shanghai, China) formed a joint venture with CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd. (HKSE:1093) to develop and commercialize five of HaiHe’s programs, mostly outside of oncology. Financial terms were not disclosed. HaiHe...
01:35 , Feb 15, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

India's Glenmark spinning out innovative assets into U.S. unit

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NSE:GLENMARK; BSE:532296) will spin out its innovation business to help accelerate its pipeline towards commercialization. The spinout will be a wholly owned subsidiary based in the U.S and have a new CEO...
21:47 , Feb 14, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

India's Glenmark spinning out innovative assets into U.S. unit

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NSE:GLENMARK; BSE:532296) will spin out its innovation business to help accelerate its pipeline towards commercialization. The spinout will be a wholly owned subsidiary based in the U.S and have a new CEO...
23:19 , Feb 13, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Gossamer Bio prices $276M IPO

Gossamer Bio Inc. (NASDAQ:GOSS) raised $276 million in an upsized IPO priced late Feb. 7 . Gossamer was up $1.94 (12%) to $17.94 on its first day of trading Feb. 8. Launched officially just 13...
21:17 , Feb 11, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Neurology

INDICATION: Pain In vitro and rat studies identified a benzimidazole-based PTGER4 antagonist that could help treat pain. High throughput screening of Bayer AG's compound library, in vitro enzymatic activity assays and optimization of hits yielded...
00:27 , Feb 8, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Gossamer Bio prices $276M IPO

Gossamer Bio Inc. (NASDAQ:GOSS) raised $276 million in an upsized IPO priced late Thursday. Trading is to begin Friday. Launched officially just 13 months ago by ex-Receptos Inc. executives, Gossamer is developing therapeutics for inflammation,...