Shares of Mallinckrodt Plc. traded 28% higher yesterday after the company reported that the U.S. FDA has issued approval for its Terlivaz® (terlipressin) for injection for use in treating hepatorenal syndrome, a serious and life-threatening condition that is accompanied by rapid reduction in kidney function.
One biopharma co. is teaming with a much larger pharmaceutical company to develop a fast-dissolving oral tablet to deliver MDMA to patients with Alcohol Use Disorder. Find out why developing an oral tablet could benefit the company in the long run.
Glaukos Corp.'s shares traded 18% higher yesterday after the company reported that in two separate Phase 3 trials, its iDose TR met its primary efficacy endpoints by lowering intraocular pressure in glaucoma patients.
Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares traded 51% higher after the company reported that a U.S. FDA advisory committee has voted to support approval of the firm's AMX0035 for use in treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Although the committee's recommendation is not binding, it is expected that the decision will provide staunch support for approval of the firm's pending NDA for AMX0035, which has a target action date of September 29, 2022.
One small-cap pharma co. just published more good news on a possible treatment for patients suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease that's usually terminal. Find out why the company has more near-term catalysts and may continue to build on an 84% gain since a private placement in mid-August.
Forma Therapeutics Holdings Inc. shares traded 51% higher yesterday after the company reported it agreed to be acquired by Denmark's Novo Nordisk A/S in an all-cash deal for $20.00 per share. With the acquisition, Novo Nordisk aims to expand its global presence in the treatment of rare blood disorders and sickle cell disease.
Shares of OKYO Pharma Ltd. traded 23% higher after the company reported it intends to submit an IND to the U.S. FDA for its OK-101 for treating dry eye disease in Q4/22. Together with its manufacturing partner, AmbioPharm Inc., the firm is now preparing to initiate a phase 2 clinical study in Q1/23.
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.