Posts tagged ophthalmology
BioTime forms new AgeX unit on human aging

BioTime (NYSE MKT:BTX) has created AgeX Therapeutics, which will consolidate certain BioTime subsidiaries and programs in the field of interventional gerontology.

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BioTime opens U.S. sites in dry AMD trial

BioTime (NYSE MKT:BTX) is expanding its ongoing Phase 1/2a clinical trial for OpRegen in the advanced dry form of AMD by naming the first two sites that will treat patients in the U.S.

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Arch advances 510(k) filing for AC5 hemostat

Arch Therapeutics (OTCQB:ARTH) announced that the 510(k) filing for external use of the AC5 Topical Hemostatic device would be advanced to mid-2017 from the previously announced target of late 2017.

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Corey Davis joins HCW’s research team

Corey Davis has joined H.C. Wainwright in equity research as a managing director, covering specialty pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Davis has 19 years of sell-side experience, covering specialty pharmaceutical companies, spending most of those years at JP Morgan and Jefferies. 

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Ocular Therapeutix second Phase 3 trial unsuccessful

Ocular Therapeutix’s (NASDAQ:OCUL) results from its second Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of DEXTENZA, a bioresorbable intracanalicular depot, for the treatment of ocular itching associated with chronic allergic conjunctivitis failed to achieve statistical significance.

The single primary endpoint of the trial was the difference in the mean scores in ocular itching between the treatment group and the placebo comparator group at three time points seven days following insertion of the depots and was not achieved.

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Rodman starts EyeGate Pharma at buy

Rodman & Renshaw has launched coverage of EyeGate Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:EYEG) with a “buy’ rating and a 12-month price target of $10. The stock closed at $1.70 on Friday.

"In our view, the company’s EGP-437 combination product is differentiated from eye drops and intraocular injections in that it is non-invasive and solves patient non-compliance and safety issues that currently plague conventional ophthalmic drug delivery methods,” writes analyst Yi Chen.

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