3D Signatures (OTCQB:TDSGF; TSXV:DXD; FSE:3D0) has reported positive results from a preliminary analysis of trial data for Telo-HL, its test for Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) that is designed to personalize treatment for newly diagnosed patients.
IntelGenx (OTCQX:IGXT; TSXV:IGX), which has initiated a proof-of-concept study with its Montelukast VersaFilm in patients with Alzheimer's disease, using a drug originally approved in 1997 for the treatment of asthma, is riding strong scientific rationale behind the repurposing program.
Despite a failed Phase 2 trial in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), Eiger BioPharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:EIGR) still has multiple shots on goal with its targeted therapies for orphan diseases, including a number of key milestones in 2018.
Closely-held Spartan Bioscience’s recently launched an on-site rapid DNA test for Legionnaires’ disease that has the potential to eliminate lengthy culture testing in third-party labs and detect the Legionella bacteria ahead of an outbreak of the disease.
Although Lipocine (NASDAQ:LPCN) is disappointed by a FDA advisory committee vote against the benefit/risk profile of TLANDO, its oral testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), the company believes there is still a path forward for TLANDO.
Clearside Biomedical (NASDAQ:CLSD) is expected to report several key milestones in 2018 in its programs of developing potential treatments for back of the eye diseases with its corticosteroid therapy, CLS-TA, administered through the suprachoroidal space (SCS) to readily access the retina and choroid and thereby target disease pathology.
After 17 years of blistering growth in China, Hutchison China Meditech (Chi-Med) (AIM, NASDAQ:HCM) is taking center stage as a global drug innovator, with a fully integrated pipeline approaching regulatory approvals, a prolific discovery engine and an established commercial organization.