Posts tagged inflammation
Leerink starts CymaBay at OP

Leerink initiated coverage of CymaBay Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CBAY) with an “outperform” rating and a price target of $12. The stock closed at $6.33 on Aug. 22.

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Ladenburg starts Reata at buy

Ladenburg Thalmann launched coverage of Reata Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RETA) with a “buy” rating and price target of $55. The stock closed at $21.21 on April 12.

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HCW assumes coverage of DURECT at buy

H.C. Wainwright has assumed coverage of DURECT (NASDAQ:DRRX) with a “buy” rating and $3 price target. The stock was quoted at $1.02 in afternoon trading on Feb. 28.

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Antibe melanoma study in mice published

A new study of Antibe Therapeutics’ (OTCQB:ATBPF; TSX-V:ATE) ATB-346 drug candidate has shown promising results in the chemoprevention and treatment of melanoma in mice.

The article was published online in the September issue of the peer-reviewed journal, Pharmacological Research. It can be viewed here

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EyeGate gets additional milestone payment from Valeant

EyeGate Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:EYEG) has received an additional development milestone from a subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE, TSX:VRX).

EyeGate previously granted Valeant exclusive, worldwide commercial and manufacturing rights to its EyeGate II Delivery System and EGP-437 combination product in the field of uveitis, as well as a right of last negotiation to license the product for other indications.

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Titan Pharma receives FDA feedback on Parkinson’s implant

The FDA has provided written feedback to Titan Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTNP) on the initial development plan for its proprietary ropinirole hydrochloride implant for Parkinson’s disease.

Based on the FDA’s feedback on the development plan submitted in December 2015, Titan is proceeding with the required non-clinical studies to support a potential IND submission in the fourth quarter of 2016, followed by an initial pharmacokinetic and proof-of-concept clinical study. Titan is pursuing a 505(b)(2) registration pathway for the implant.

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EyeGate starts confirmatory Phase 3 trial in AU

EyeGate Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:EYEG) has enrolled the first patient in a confirmatory Phase 3 clinical trial of its EGP-437 combination lead product in patients with non-infectious anterior uveitis, an inflammation of the anterior chamber of the eye.

“Enrolling the first patient in our second Phase 3 trial for anterior uveitis marks an important milestone for the company as we move another step closer to bringing our EGP-437 combination product to the market,” Stephen From, president and CEO of EyeGate, said in a statement.

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