April 18, 2017: Hearing vague takeover rumors circulating about Sarepta Therapeutics. The rumor is that Alexion could be interested in acquiring the company at around $55 per share. Could not find the source of the rumors.
February 14, 2017: Sarepta Therapeutic’s stock has formed a candle over candle reversal after Feuerstein said, “Sarepta Therapeutics is (Read More….)
February 28, 2016: Novartis announced that the FDA has approved Afinitor for the treatment of some tumors. The FDA has approved everolimus (Afinitor) for the treatment of adult patients with progressive, well-differentiated non-functional, neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of gastrointestinal (GI) or lung origin with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic disease. The approval was based on demonstration of improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) in a multicenter, randomized (2:1), placebo-controlled trial of everolimus 10 mg orally once daily plus best supportive care (BSC) to placebo plus BSC. (Read More….)
March 28, 2017: CRISPR Therapeutics reported that the European Patent Office (EPO) has announced its intention to grant a patent broadly covering CRISPR’s in-licensed gene editing technology. The claims are directed to the CRISPR/Cas9 single-guide gene editing system for uses in both non-cellular and cellular settings, including in cells from vertebrate animals such as human (Read More….)
March 4, 2017: Sell Editas Medicine for a 38% win in 55 days. Congratulations if you made money on the trade.
February 15, 2017: Editas Medicine confirms patent office decision favorable to Broad Institute in CRISPR Interference. Editas Medicine’s stock is up more than +27% on the news.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) (Read More….)
Just a handful of technologies deserve to be called “game changers”—and CRISPR-Cas9, the new gene-editing tool, is one of them. Discovered just three years ago, CRISPR is sweeping through labs around the world and researchers are already using it to experiment on diseases like cancer and AIDS, engineer new sources of clean energy, and create (Read More….)