Stifel launched coverage of Protagonist Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTGX) with a “buy” rating and a $32 target price. The stock closed at $19.23 on Jan. 26.Read More
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.Read More
Dipexium Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DPRX) has received a patent in Japan, covering a novel formulation of Locilex, an antimicrobial peptide formulated as a topical cream. The issued patent has an expiry date in June 2033.
“We are delighted to receive a Locilex patent in Japan, the third largest pharmaceuticals market in the world,” David Luci, president and CEO, said in a statement.Read More
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.Read More