Our new On the Radar report returns with fresh insights from Simos Simeonidis, PhD, Rodman & Renshaw's senior biotech analyst, who highlights biotech stocks which he believes will be good value
Some of the leaders in the frenzied late-stage race to develop a PCSK9 drug watched their stock prices stumble on Friday afternoon as word of the FDA's concern about potential neurocognitive side effects in the cholesterol drug class ripped through Twitter.
NW Bio Receives Recommendation To Continue With Phase III GBM Brain Cancer Trial Based On Data Safety Monitoring Board's Safety Review
In the midst of rethinking its approach to R&D, AstraZeneca has dabbled in the virtual model of drug development, matching a small in-house staff with collaborators on contractors around the globe to make the process more efficient. Now, after some early success in neuroscience, the pharma giant is amping up its virtual efforts in oncology, signing a deal with a South Korean institution to hunt for new targets in the field.
AstraZeneca and Korea Health Industry Development Institute to establish oncology research programme
Reaping the benefits of deep-seated R&D reorganization, GlaxoSmithKline had the industry's best 6-year run of FDA nods for new drugs, according to EvaluatePharma, leading its competitors by a wide margin and leaving approval-starved outfits like Eli Lilly and Merck in the dust.
Recro Pharma had to dial down its asking price and amp up its offering, but the Malvern, PA, biotech managed to go public at last, grossing $30 million to fund its pipeline of pain treatments.