Chimerix Inc. shares traded 8% higher after the company reported it has entered into a 10-year, $680 million contract with a U.S. Government health agency to deliver up to 1.7 million treatment courses of its TEMBEXA for use as a medical countermeasure for smallpox.
A small biotech has taken further steps to deepen the intellectual property moat for its potentially revolutionary treatment for alcohol addiction. Find out which company it is and why one analyst has given it a CA$8 target price.
A Canadian hedge fund doubled its stake in a tiny biotech that demonstrated promising results in a study that used a former Sanofi drug called Ifenprodil to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and chronic cough. Find out the name of the company and why one analyst has given it a 12-month CA$25 target price — a 560% increase from the unit price in its recent placement.
The price target was increased by 66% to reflect the full potential opportunity of the biopharma's drug candidate for hepatocellular carcinoma, a key driver going forward, noted an H.C. Wainwright & Co. report.
Shares of Axsome Therapeutics Inc. traded 39% higher after the company reported that the U.S. FDA granted approval for its AUVELITY™ making it the first oral N-methyl D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist authorized for treating major depressive disorder in adults.
One healthcare company in the U.K. is bringing its proprietary Ketamine-assisted treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder to Canada. It's the second deal the company has made with a North American clinic operator this week. Find out why this won't be the last one.
Expert Clive Maund reviews the latest update with Awakn Life Sciences Corp., including its recent rise in stock volume and the announcement that the company is to receive 66% funding support from the UK government for the development of its ketamine-assisted therapy treatment for alcohol use disorders.
One analyst says this healthcare co. has the opportunity to generate attractive CAPEX-light, high margin SaaS-like recurring revenues, which investors are currently getting for free, after the biotech firm entered the US market for alcohol addiction treatment through off-label licensing deals with a network of treatment clinics.
Nuvectis Pharma Inc recently announced quarterly financial results and is continuing to advance its precision oncology programs. H.C. Wainwright & Co. LLC advised in an earnings update that the firm offers significant upside potential as it is rapidly advancing its drug candidates through clinical development and is looking for ways to expand to markets outside of the U.S. H.C. Wainwright stated that it is reiterating its Buy rating and $21 price target for Nuvectis Pharma.
Avivagen is an early-stage life sciences company with a patented product for immune support that causes dramatic and profitable improvements in livestock. They have been increasing their sales and market penetration at a dramatic rate, and I believe them to be at an inflection point. Research coverage is expecting a 7x return.
Arbutus Biopharma Corp. presented clinical data to an international liver disease conference showing that its AB-729 continues to deliver strong reductions in HBsAg. The company is now conducting three separate combination therapy studies of its AB-729 and expects to achieve important milestones when the initial data readouts are released in H2/22. H.C. Wainwright & Co. affirmed its Buy rating for Arbutus Biopharma and adjusted its price target to $7.50.
The widespread use of antibiotics in animal feeds, as well as over-prescription by physicians for therapeutic treatment of human infections, is leading to a growing resistance to antibiotics that is killing close to 1 million people each year. One company believes it has developed at least part of the solution through a beta carotene food additive that boosts immunity and contributes to better overall health.
Biotech ProMIS Neurosciences Inc.'s monoclonal antibody in development for Alzheimer's disease boasts a "unique" binding profile that could be "important to its clinical success," noted a Leede Jones Gable report.
With consumers moving away from artificial meat products and other preservatives, Avivagen Inc.'s antibiotic free animal feed seems to be just what they're looking for. With orders coming in and demand raising, expert Clive Maund shares his view on the potential of this life science company.
Shares of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. traded 24% higher to a new 52-week high after the company reported that in Q2/22 net product revenues from sales of its FIRDAPSE® increased 57.7% YoY to $53.0 million. FIRDAPSE® has been approved by both the U.S. FDA and Health Canada as a treatment for adult patients with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disease in which a person's immune system attacks its body's own tissues at the neuromuscular junction.