Posts tagged pancreatic cancer
Soricimed publishes Phase 1 results of SOR-C13

Closely-held Soricimed Biopharma announced publication in the peer-reviewed journal, Investigational New Drugs, The Journal of New Anticancer Agents of its first-in-human Phase 1 study of SOR-C13, a TRPV6 calcium channel inhibitor, in patients with advanced solid tumors.

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Ladenburg starts Bellicum Pharma at buy

Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BLCM) with a “buy” rating and $31 price target. The stock closed at $19.16 on Nov. 29.

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FDA grants orphan drug status to Soricimed’s SOR-C13

The FDA has granted orphan drug designation to closely-held Soricimed Biopharma’s peptide, SOR-C13, for the treatment of pancreatic cancer, following a similar designation for ovarian cancer

In a statement, Paul Gunn, president and CEO of Soricimed, said receiving orphan drug status in both ovarian and pancreatic cancer highlights the unmet medical need and the potential of SOR-C13 to address these devastating cancers.

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HCW starts OncoMed Pharma at buy

H.C. Wainwright has launched coverage of OncoMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:OMED) with a “buy” rating and $20 price target. The stock closed at $11.87 on Wednesday.

“We believe OncoMed is entering a year of dramatic changes with upcoming opt-in decisions for its lead drug candidates expected from its three partners: Celgene, Bayer and GlaxoSmithKline,” writes analyst Shaunak Deepak.

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Soricimed announces members of CAB

Closely-held Soricimed Biopharma has announced the members of its newly formed Clinical Advisory Board (CAB).

The CAB, comprising key thought leaders in the treatment of cancer and novel anti-cancer targets, will provide Soricimed with ongoing expert strategic guidance on the continued clinical development of its lead anti-cancer drug candidate, SOR-C13, and its preclinical oncology pipeline.

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Soricimed posts positive SOR-C13 data in solid tumors

Closely-held Soricimed Biopharma has announced positive top-line results from a Phase 1 open-label, dose escalation study of its first-in-class peptide, SOR-C13, in subjects with advanced solid tumor cancers.

The primary goal of the study was to assess safety and tolerability of SOR-C13 in subjects with advanced carcinomas commonly known to express the TRPV6 channel and who had failed all previous anti-cancer treatments.  SOR-C13 is the first drug candidate targeting TRPV6 to enter human clinical trials.

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Roth starts Bionomics at buy

Roth Capital Partners has initiated coverage of Bionomics (OTCQX:BNOEF; ASX:BNO) with a “buy” rating and AUD$1.50 price target. The stock closed at 32 cents on Tuesday.

“We believe a significant disconnect exists on the [company’s] BNC210 opportunity alone based on clinical data in hand and the partnering potential around a drug that could address significant markets,” writes analyst Joseph Pantginis.

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Rodman starts VolitionRx at buy

Rodman & Renshaw has initiated coverage of VolitionRx (NASDAQ:VNRX) with a “buy” rating and a 12-month price target of $12. The stock closed at $3.77 on Friday.

“In our view, the company’s blood-based NuQ screening test for colorectal cancer, based on its proprietary nucleosomics epigenetic biomarker platform, is differentiated from traditional detection methods and other competing blood-based technologies in terms of accuracy, convenience and pricing,” writes analyst Yi Chen.

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