Posts tagged Fibrocell Science
HCW ups Fibrocell price target to $7.60

H.C. Wainwright raised its price target for Fibrocell Science (NASDAQ:FCSC) to $7.60 from $5.70 after the company announced first efficacy data from a single injection of FCX-007 in patients with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, a congenital and progressive orphan skin disease caused by the deficiency of the protein type VII collagen.

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Fibrocell Phase 2 vocal scaring trial fails

A Phase 2 clinical trial of Fibrocell Science’s (NASDAQ:FCSC) azficel-T for the treatment of vocal cord scarring resulting in chronic or severe dysphonia failed to meet its primary endpoints.

Fibrocell intends to focus its efforts on the development of FCX-007 for the treatment of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa and its earlier-stage programs.

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Roth resumes coverage of Fibrocell at buy

Roth Capital Partners has resumed coverage of Fibrocell Science (NASDAQ:FCSC) with a “buy” rating and $7 price target. The stock closed at $2.12 on Monday.

Fibrocell leverages its expertise with fibroblasts to target diseases of the skin, connective tissue and joints. The technology can take advantage of the inherent properties of fibroblasts, but also brings to bear the power of gene therapy, which can treat monogenic diseases, including those with significant unmet medical needs.

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Fibrocell, Intrexon to collaborate on joint diseases

Fibrocell Science (NASDAQ:FCSC) and Intrexon (NYSE:XON) agreed to an exclusive channel collaboration for the development of genetically-modified fibroblasts to treat chronic inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the joint, including arthritis and related conditions.

“The synergy of our versatile fibroblast platform with Intrexon’s genetic engineering is readily apparent through two product candidates, FCX-007 and FCX-013, which have generated encouraging preclinical data across difficult-to-treat indications,” Fibrocell chairman and CEO, David Pernock, said in a statement.

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