Posts tagged clinical trial
Roth starts coverage of 3 companies with novel approaches to AD

Roth Capital Partners initiated coverage of three companies – vtv Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VTVT), Anevex Life Sciences (NASDAQ:AVXL) and Neurotrope Biosciences (NASDAQ:NTRP) - that are developing drugs with novel approaches to Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

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BiondVax, NIAID in Phase 2 trial of universal flu vaccine

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ, TASE:BVXV) signed a clinical trial agreement for a Phase 2 clinical trial with the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

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IntelGenx seeks Health Canada approval for montelukast VersaFilm trial

IntelGenx (OTCQX:IGXT; TSXV:IGX) submitted a clinical trial application to Health Canada for approval to initiate a Phase 2a proof-of-concept study with montelukast in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD). 

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Leerink ups Aurinia price target to $14

Leerink raised its price target for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AUPH) to $14 from $10 after the company’s R&D day in New York last Friday. The stock closed at $6.15 on Oct. 20.

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HCW starts Gemphire at buy

H.C. Wainwright launched coverage of Gemphire Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GEMP) with a “buy” rating and a price target of $21, saying it views the sell off in the shares following results of the ROYAL-1 clinical trial as overdone. The stock closed at $9.17 on August 30.

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Stifel ups Tetraphase to buy

Stifel upgraded Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTPH) to “buy” from “hold” and raised its price target to $15 from $8 after the company reported positive top-line results of the IGNITE4 clinical trial evaluating its eravacycline in patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI). The stock closed at $6.90 on July 25.

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BioLight posts positive latanoprost insert data

BioLight Life Sciences (TASE:BOLT) announced successful results from its glaucoma insert, VS101, (Eye-D latanoprost) in a Phase 1/2a clinical trial, which demonstrated its ability to lower intraocular pressure (IOP) for a 12-week period, with a favorable safety profile.

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Leerink starts Mersana at OP

Leerink launched coverage of Mersana Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MRSN) with an “outperform” rating and $23 one-year price target, representing an approximate $500-million valuation. The stock closed at $14.05 on July 21.

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3DS advances Hodgkin’s lymphoma test

The clinical trial component of 3D Signatures’ (OTCQB:TDSGF; TSXV:DXD; FSE:3D0) Hodgkin's lymphoma test (Telo-HL) validation program is under way. This process is referred to as Stage 3 of the validation program.

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Tetra readies Phase 3 pain relief trial of medical cannabis

Tetra Bio-Pharma (CSE:TBP; OTCQB:TBPMF) and subsidiary, PhytoPain Pharma, have submitted a report on the safety and pharmacokinetics of its PPP001 smokeable cannabis product to Health Canada.

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Histogenics pathway for NeoCart cleared in Japan

Histogenics (NASDAQ:HSGX) has successfully completed all formal consultations with the Office of Cellular and Tissue-based Products of the Japan Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) regarding the marketing and manufacturing authorization pathway for its NeoCart autologous cell therapy to treat cartilage defects in the knee in the Japanese market. 

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3DS completes assay validation for HL

3D Signatures (TSX-V:DXD; OTCQB:TDSGF; FSE:3D0) has successfully completed internal analytical assay validation for its Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) test (Telo-HL) according to FDA guidelines.

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