If approved by the FDA in the next few months, ibalizumab for patients with multidrug resistant HIV has the potential to be a game changer for Theratechnologies (TSX:TH).
After gaining widespread attention with its FDA-approved Probuphine implant for the maintenance treatment of opioid addiction, Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTNP) is setting out to develop an implant to treat Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Diffusion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DFFN) expects to begin before the end of 2017 a pivotal clinical trial with its trans sodium crocetinate (TSC) lead compound to re-oxygenate oxygen-deprived tissue in patients with inoperable glioblastoma (GBM) brain cancer prior to conventional radiation and chemotherapy.
As CEO and one of three co-founders of upstart NeuroGate, Hrishikesh Suresh currently is completing his final year as a medical student at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and plans to pursue a six-year residency in neurosurgery. But since the age of 12, he has had a passion for computer coding and, as a result, contributed to the company’s software development, which aims to capture motion data as a method to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases...
American CryoStem (OTC:CRYO) has developed platform technologies dedicated to the collection, processing, bio-banking, culturing and differentiation of adipose tissue and adipose derived stem cells (ADSCs) for current or future use in regenerative medicine.
BiondVax Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ, TASE:BVXV) expects to be Phase 3 ready in 2018 to begin pivotal testing in Europe of a universal flu vaccine with the potential to provide multi-season and multi-strain protection against all human influenza virus strains, both seasonal and pandemic.
With its recent acquisition of Royal Philips’ (NYSE:PHG; AEX:PHIA) Sonalleve business, Profound Medical (OTCQX:PRFMF; TSXV:PRN) is making the leap from a medical device company focused on prostate cancer ablation to a platform company, offering real-time magnetic resonance (MR)-guidance as the imaging platform and ultrasound as the energy source for the delivery of non-invasive ablative technology to clinicians.