Posts tagged biopharmaceutical
Roth starts Global Blood Therapeutics at buy

Roth Capital Partners initiated coverage of Global Blood Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GBT) as a “Focus Pick” with a “buy” rating and price target of $47. The stock closed at $17.45 on Monday

“In our view, Global Blood Therapeutics represents an attractive investment opportunity because its lead product, GBT440, has the potential to improve the standard of care for patients who suffer from sickle cell anemia (SCA),” writes analyst Mark Breidenbach.

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Academic centers, companies launch Mass. AZ R&D center

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and five leading BioPharma companies have launched the Massachusetts Center for Alzheimer Therapeutics Science (MassCATS) to find therapies for Alzheimer’s disease.

The new center will be located at MGH.  Industry partners, including AbbVie, Biogen, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Merck and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, have committed $1.25-million in Alzheimer’s-related research funding.

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Marc Becker joins CRISPR Therapeutics as CFO

Closely-held CRISPR Therapeutics has appointed Marc Becker as CFO to further support the company’s efforts to develop game-changing drugs derived from its proprietary CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology platform.

Mr. Becker is a seasoned executive who brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial, operational and corporate finance and a deep understanding of the global biopharmaceutical industry.

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Rigel Pharma names Anne-Marie Duliege as CMO

Rigel Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RIGL) has appointed Dr. Anne-Marie Duliege, as CMO, replacing Dr. Elliott Grossbard, who is retiring after 14 years with the company.

Dr. Grossbard will remain with the company, advising on the NDA filing and regulatory strategy for fostamatinib in immune thrombocytopenic purpura.

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