Closely-held Vyome Biosciences expects to enroll the final patient next month in a proof-of-concept clinical trial in the U.S. of its lead molecule for drug-resistant acne, VB 1953.
Histogenics (NASDAQ:HSGX) expects to complete enrollment by the end of the second quarter this year in a Phase 3 clinical trial of its NeoCart biologic cell therapy and tissue engineering solution for knee cartilage regeneration.
Arch Therapeutics (OTCQB:ARTH) has multiple regulatory filings planned in the U.S. and Europe this year for its AC5 Topical Hemostatic Device as the biopharma company shifts to regulatory-stage footing ahead of commercialization.
The proposed merger of Jaguar Animal Health (NASDAQ:JAGX) and closely-held Napo Pharmaceuticals is expected to create a combined company with prescription product revenue, potential line extensions and an expanded pipeline.
Kalytera Therapeutics (TSX-V:KALY) has put its bone repair and osteoporosis research programs on the back burner in order to focus development of a new cannabidiol (CBD) therapeutic for the treatment of acute Graft versus Host Disease (GvHD).
As a specialty pharmaceuticals analyst with Cantor Fitzgerald for the past 2 1/2 years, Chiara Russo covers developmental-stage companies that are on the cusp of changing the medical landscape as we know it. A philosophy major with an MBA from the Olin School of Business at Babson College, Ms. Russo was a R&D innovation consultant for Cubist Pharmaceuticals before becoming a sell-side equity research analyst. On the Street, she has been a research associate at ThinkEquity and VP and specialty pharmaceuticals analyst at Janney Montgomery Scott. In this interview with BioTuesdays.com, Ms. Russo discusses industry trends and some of the stocks she likes.
IntelGenx (OTCQX:IGXT; TSX-V:IGX) has multiple milestones on tap this year with its oral film drug delivery platform, VersaFilm, as it continues building strategic partnerships in the pharmaceutical industry.
Profound Medical (OTCQX:PRFMF;TSXV:PRN) announced the first TULSA-PRO patient paid procedure has been successfully conducted at the ALTA Klinik in Bielefeld, Germany under the supervision of Dr. Agron Lumiani.
Ortho Regenerative Technologies presented results of four key scientific studies at the 2017 Orthopaedic Research Society annual meeting in San Diego, validating its product's ability to improve the repair of three distinct joint tissues: rotator cuff tendons, the meniscus and articular cartilage.
H.C. Wainwright raised its price target for Verastem (NASDAQ:STM) to $6.50 from $5, ahead of a highly anticipated top-line readout from the Phase 3 DUO study of duvelisib for the treatment of relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) expected in mid-2017. The stock closed at $1.51 on March 23.
Vital Therapies (NASDAQ:VTL) has priced a public offering of 8,750,000 newly issued common share at a price of $4 each for gross proceeds of approximately $35-million.
Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage of Checkpoint Therapeutics (OTCQX:CKPT) with a “buy” rating and $20 price target. The stock closed at $13 on March 21.
Oppenheimer & Co., a unit of Oppenheimer Holdings (NYSE:OPY), has hired a new life sciences team, led by Michael Margolis, to join the firm's healthcare investment banking group.
3D Signatures (TSXV:DXD; OTCQB:TDSGF; FSE:3D0) announced that clinical study results confirm that based on a swab from the inside of a patient’s cheek, its TeloView software platform has the ability to identify patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and also distinguish between mild, moderate, and severe forms of the disease.
Profound Medical (OTCQX:PRFMF; TSXV:PRN) has successfully completed the first sale of a TULSA-PRO system in Finland to the Turku University Hospital, in collaboration with Royal Philips, who is working in partnership with Profound to commercialize the TULSA-PRO system in Europe.