March 20, 2017: Jazz Pharmaceuticals announced positive efficacy results from two global multicenter studies in adult patients with excessive sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). JZP-110 demonstrated highly statistically significant differences in the co-primary efficacy endpoints in the TONES 3 study at the 300 mg, 150 mg, 75 mg and 37.5 mg dose arms (Read More….)
March 20, 2017: Nektar Therapeutics announced positive results from the SUMMIT-07 Phase 3 efficacy study of NKTR-181, a first-in-class opioid analgesic. NKTR-181 is a new chemical entity (NCE) that is the first full mu-opioid agonist molecule designed to provide potent pain relief without the high levels of euphoria that can lead to abuse and addiction (Read More….)
March 8, 2017: Teligent announced it has received approval of the Company’s abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of Clobetasol Propionate Gel, 0.05%. This is Teligent’s second approval for 2017, and its thirteenth approval from its internally-developed pipeline of topical generic pharmaceutical medicines.
Based on recent QuintilesIMS Health (Read More….)
February 28, 2017: Actinium Pharmaceuticals announced that they received a notice of allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a patent claiming the methods for generating a radioimmunoconjugate comprised of actinium-225, an alpha emitting radioisotope, conjugated to monoclonal antibodies. Actinium-225 is the radioisotope used in Actinium’s Actimab-A, a drug candidate in (Read More….)
February 16, 2017: Sell Orexigen Therapeutics for a 157% win in 36 days! Congratulations if you were able to make money on this trade.
January 25, 2017: Orexigen Therapeutics announced that Laboratorios Farmaceuticos Rovi has launched Mysimba in Spain. Mysimba is approved by the European Medicines Agency for the management of weight in adult (Read More….)
February 14, 2017: Sarepta Therapeutic’s stock has formed a candle over candle reversal after Feuerstein said, “Sarepta Therapeutics is being dragged down unfairly into the price-gouging muck by Marathon Pharmaceuticals.” Source: https://www.thestreet.com/story/14001431/1/defending
January 10, 2017: Baird reiterates a Buy rating on biotechnology firm Sarepta Therapeutics and set a price target of $102. Baird named Sarepta (Read More….)
February 5, 2017: Sell Teva Pharmaceutical for a -1.54% loss. Sorry folks but better to get out for a small loss as not sure how big of penalties we’re looking at IF Teva is found guilty of actually doing what the State of California is saying they did but I’m thinking possibly hundreds of millions. (Read More….)
January 31, 2017: Sell Ocera Therapeutics for a -77% loss. OCRX’s long-awaited Phase 2 program disappointed as IV OCR-002 missed the primary endpoint. This stock did not pass my quality control (rising earnings and revenue) when I began tracking it but there was lots of buzz around IV OCR-002 results coming at the end of (Read More….)
January 29, 2017: Astellas Pharma and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals announced today top-line results indicating that the Phase III clinical trial of linaclotide conducted in Japan in adults with chronic constipation (CC) met its primary endpoint.
Linaclotide is approved in Japan as the first prescription treatment for adults with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). Linaclotide is (Read More….)
OREX continues to be our dominant stock pick up a whopping +80% since profiled on GuerillaStockTrading.com
The biggest new gainer this last week was PLX which rocketed higher after it received FDA Orphan Drug Designation for CTP-656 for the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis.
Another big climber was CGIX after it launched its entry into comprehensive (Read More….)
January 23, 2017: TheStreet.com’s Feuerstein says Celgene should considering buying Biogen. Source: http://realmoney.thestreet.com/articles/01/23/2017/5-reasons-celgene-should-buy-biogen
January 13, 2017: Biogen presented new data from the Phase 3 ENDEAR study of SPINRAZA (nusinersen), which demonstrated a statistically significant reduction in the risk of death or permanent ventilation in SPINRAZA-treated infants with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) compared to untreated infants. (Read More….)
January 19, 2017: AbbVie announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved IMBRUVICA (ibrutinib) for the treatment of patients with relapsed/refractory (R/R) marginal zone lymphoma (MZL) who require systemic therapy and have received at least one prior anti-CD20-based therapy. This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on overall response rate (ORR), and (Read More….)
January 17, 2017: Avondale Partners raised McKesson to Market Outperform from Market Perform.
January 17, 2017: McKesson agrees to $150 million settlement with DOJ over failure to report suspicious orders of drugs. The nationwide settlement requires McKesson to suspend sales of controlled substances from distribution centers in Colorado, Ohio, Michigan and Florida for multiple years. (Read More….)
January 10, 2017: In a JPM slide presentation, Horizon Pharma says it’s on track to deliver $2 billion in total net sales by 2020.
December 22, 2016: Horizon Pharma announces that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. patent application number 13/610,580, entitled “Methods of (Read More….)
January 10, 2017: Novo Nordisk A/S B announces marketing authorization granted by European Commission for Fiasp for treatment of diabetes in adults. Novo Nordisk expects to launch Fiasp in the first European countries in the first half of 2017. The authorisation covers all 28 European Union member states.
Fiasp is the brand name for fast-acting (Read More….)
January 8, 2017: Institutional traders are accumulating biotechnology firm Anavex Life Sciences according to recent 13F filings. The institutional traders who bought the most shares of Anavex Life Sciences are:
BlackRock Fund Advisors = bought 843,994 shares according to 11-11-2016 filing BlackRock Institutional Trust = bought 284,540 shares according to 11-11-2016 filing State Street Corp (Read More….)
January 6, 2017: Halozyme Therapeutics reported topline results from the combined analysis of Stages 1 and 2 and Stage 2 alone of its HALO 202 study, a Phase 2 randomized, multi-center clinical trial of lead investigational drug PEGPH20 in combination with ABRAXANE (nab-paclitaxel) and gemcitabine in stage IV pancreas cancer patients.
Among the findings, the (Read More….)
January 6, 2017: Depomed Inc said to have received one bid according to reports in the mainstream financial media. Recent mainstream media commentary on potential sale of Depomed:
– On Dec 31st KKR remains interested in acquiring Depomed – NY Post
– One analyst cited expects a deal would value DEPO at $25/shr or $1.5 (Read More….)
December 29, 2016: Sell Eli Lilly for an 8.8% gain in 12 trading days. Congratulations if you were able to make money on the trade.
December 16, 2016: Adocia and Lilly announce successful completion of an insulin pump study with BioChaperone Lispro in people with Type 1 diabetes. This is a successful completion of an (Read More….)
December 29, 2016: Sell Recro Pharmaceuticals for a 19.74% win in 11 trading days. Congratulations if you were able to make money on the trade.
December 19, 2016: Piper Jaffray/Simmons initiates coverage of Recro Pharmaceuticals with an Overweight rating, and sets a price target of $12.
December 14, 2016: Broadfin Capital discloses amended 16.43% stake (Read More….)
December 29, 2016: Sell Conatus Pharmaceuticals for a monster 23.02% gain in just 3 trading days. Congratulations if you were able to make money on the trade.
December 26, 2016: Biotechnology firm Conatus Pharmaceuticals gets a price target upgrade after news of deal with Novartis. JMP Securities raised the price target for Conatus Pharmaceuticals to (Read More….)
December 28, 2016: Tonix Pharmaceuticals is forming a wide J Hook pattern after having the FDA granted their PTSD drug TNX-102 a Breakthrough Therapy designation.
December 19, 2016: Tonix Pharmaceuticals announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to TNX-102 SL for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (Read More….)