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electroCore episodic cluster headache study published

Episodic cluster headache patients using electroCore’s gammaCore non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation device (nVNS) had a significant and clinically meaningful benefit within 15 minutes of an attack treatment, compared with a sham treatment, with the benefit sustained for over an hour.

The study, which was published in the peer-reviewed journal, Headache, also reported that nVNS is well tolerated, produced no serious side effects, and that the percentage of episodic patients who experienced a successful response to the first attack treated within 15 minutes was triple those using a sham.

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Stifel starts Selecta Biosciences at buy

Stifel launched coverage of Selecta Biosciences (NASDAQ:SELB) with a “buy” rating and $23 price target. The stock closed at $14 on Friday.

“Selecta’s SVP-Rapamycin technology has the potential to open the doors of immunological tolerance and allow patients to be treated with recombinant protein ‘creations’ designed to combat disease,” writes analyst Thomas Shrader.

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Braeburn provides update on training sessions for Probuphine

Healthcare provider training and certification for Titan Pharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ:TTNP) Probuphine implant will take place on July 15-17 in Denver by Titan’s marketing partner, closely-held Braeburn Pharmaceuticals.

The FDA cleared Probuphine in late May as the first implant for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence in patients who have sustained clinical stability on low-to-moderate doses of buprenorphine, specifically 8 mg or less a day. Opioid use disorder is a chronic brain disease and one of the fastest growing public health epidemics in America.

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Roth resumes coverage of Galectin Therapeutics

Roth Capital Partners resumed coverage of Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GALT) with a “buy” rating and $3 price target. The stock closed at $1.52 on Friday.

“In our opinion, Phase 1 data demonstrated Galectin’s GR-MD-02’s positive effect on NASH fibrosis biomarkers,” writes analyst Sa’ar Yaniv.

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Roth ups Celator Pharma price target to $26

Roth Capital Partners has raised its price target for Celator Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CPXX) to $26 from $22, after the company’s Vyxeos drug candidate received breakthrough therapy designation from the FDA. The stock closed at $15.07 on Wednesday

“This is an important next step for Vyxeos on the path to what we believe is likely approval,” writes analyst Joseph Pantginis.

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Dipexium completes enrollment in one Locilex Phase 3 trial

Dipexium Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DPRX) has completed the patient enrollment objective in the OneStep-2 Phase 3 clinical trial of its Locilex topical antibiotic peptide.

The company’s OneStep-1 Phase 3 clinical trial has passed the 98% enrollment mark and is expected to reach the 180-patient enrollment objective soon.

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