Did someone sneak off with Pfizer's bucket of gold?; Sarepta unveils more data for promising muscular dystrophy drug;

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> Sarepta Therapeutics ($SRPT) released updated data from its Phase IIb study of an experimental RNA drug called eteplirsen for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, announcing continued benefit from treatment for 62 weeks as measured by the 6-minute walk test. Earlier results from the "Study 202" trial sent Sarepta's stock price soaring. Its share price is up more than 4,000% on the year. Release

> Why is Pfizer ($PFE) missing a bucket of gold bought for $700,000? Police investigate. Story

> Scientists from the Gladstone Institutes have called for reviving efforts to pursue drugs that target misfolded apoE4 proteins in Alzheimer's disease, following the failures of programs focused on beta amyloid drugs. Article

> Newron Pharmaceuticals notched shareholder approval for what had been a controversial plan to buy NeuroNova of Sweden. Item

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@MarkHFierce: A $3M Series B round goes to Wright Therapy, which makes lymphedema compression products. Safe, steady investment. Release | Follow @MarkHFierce

 @DamianFierce: Get used to this headline: Startup raises money for renal denervation device. More | Follow @DamianFierce

> Wright Therapy raises $3M Series B for home-use pneumatic compression devices. Item

> FDA wants PMA, not 510(k), for Abiomed's Impella. News

> Cardiosonic seeks $16.1M for renal denervation tech. Story

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> Mylan tries snatching Ranbaxy's rights to Novartis blockbuster. Article

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> NICE snubs Pfizer's Inlyta kidney cancer drug. Report

 

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