Mizuho Securities initiated coverage of Wave Life Sciences (NASDAQ:WVE) with a “buy” rating and price target of $34. The stock closed at $17.50 on August 16.Read More
Roth Capital Partners has initiated coverage on Biocept (NASDAQ:BIOC) with a “buy” rating and target price of $1.20. The stock closed at 63 cents on Monday.
“Through its proprietary technology platform capable of assaying both circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA), strong IP portfolio, notable collaborations with leading cancer institutions, and building commercial momentum, we believe Biocept is uniquely positioned as a leader in the emerging field of liquid biopsy and personalized medicine,” writes analyst Chris Lewis.Read More
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent term adjustment (PTA) extending the patent term by 18 months for Oramed Pharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ:ORMP) patent titled, “Methods and Compositions for Oral Administration of Proteins.”
Oramed had previously received an allowance on the patent. The PTA increases the patent term from the standard 20 years to 21 years and six months, extending the term through March 2028.Read More