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CEL-SCI Corp (CVM): New Investigational Breast Cancer Vaccine

CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM) is a biotechnology company, was formed in 1983. CEL-SCI is involved in the research and development of immunotherapy products for the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. The Company’s core capabilities include: drug discovery, research, development and manufacturing of complex biological substances. CEL-SCI announced that its longstanding collaboration with Northeast Ohio Medical …Read More

ARCA biopharma, Inc. (ABIO): Phase 3 Trial for Gencaro in Atrial Fibrillation

ARCA biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABIO) is dedicated to developing genetically-targeted therapies for cardiovascular diseases. The Company’s lead product candidate, GencaroTM (bucindolol hydrochloride), is an investigational, pharmacologically unique beta-blocker and mild vasodilator being developed for the prevention of atrial fibrillation and treatment of heart failure in patients with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction …Read More

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX): Zerenex Meets Primary and All Key Secondary Endpoints in Phase 3 Study

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: KERX) is focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of medically important pharmaceutical products for the treatment of renal disease. Keryx is developing ZerenexTM (ferric citrate), an oral, ferric iron-based compound that has the capacity to bind to phosphate and form non-absorbable complexes. KERX today announced that its ferric iron-based phosphate …Read More

Idenix Pharmaceuticals (IDIX): Collaboration With Janssen to Initiate Phase II Simeprevir, IDX719 and TMC647055 Studies

Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IDIX) is engaged in the discovery and development of drugs for the treatment of human viral and other infectious diseases. Building on its expertise in nucleoside chemistry and other small molecule chemistry and biology, the company is well positioned to become a leader in antiviral pharmaceuticals. Idenix’s current focus is on …Read More

Celsion (CLSN): Cash and Incentives up to $100 Million

Celsion (NASDAQ: CLSN) is developing a ThermoDox, a treatment for primary liver cancer. The company combines radio-frequency thermal ablation (RFA) with a high dose of the drug doxorubin. ThermoDox targets a specific area and then cover the tumor through the process of heating the accumulated drug. Phase III results show that ThermoDox with RFA treatment improves the …Read More

Kips Bay Medical (KIPS): FDA Approval for eMESH Additional US Study

Kips Bay Medical,Inc. (NASDAQ: KIPS) is dedicated to providing therapeutic vascular technologies for the cardiac surgeon to better treat cardiovascular disease. Recently KIPS announced that the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for additional US patients to be enrolled in Kips Bay Medicals eMESH I clinical feasibility trial of its eSVS …Read More

Protalix BioTherapeutics (PLX): Offer of Potential All-Cash Acquisition

Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (PLX) is a biopharmaceutical company that is revolutionizing the development and manufacturing of recombinant therapeutic proteins through its ProCellEx® plant cell-based protein expression system. Using ProCellEx, Protalix is focused on the development and commercialization of a proprietary pipeline of novel and biosimilar proteins that target large, established pharmaceutical markets and that rely …Read More

Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL): COMETRIQ Availability in the U.S.

Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL) is a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing small molecule therapies for the treatment of cancer. Exelixis announced on Thursday the commercial availability of COMETRIQ® (cabozantinib) for the treatment of patients with progressive, metastatic medullary thyroid cancer approved by FDA on November 29, 2012. COMETRIQ (cabozantinib) is being distributed exclusively …Read More

Acadia Pharmaceuticals (ACAD): Elected BOD Member

Acadia Pharmaceuticals (ACAD) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative treatments that address unmet medical needs in neurological and related central nervous system disorders. Acadia’s lead product candidate, pimavanserin, is in Phase III development . Pimavanserin is projected to be a potential first-in-class treatment for Parkinson’s disease psychosis. On January 18, 2013, Acadia’s Board of …Read More

Threshold Pharmaceuticals (THLD): Merck KGaA Initiated the Global Phase 3 MAESTRO Study

Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: THLD) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of cancer therapeutics based on a novel and powerful approach of targeting tumor hypoxia. THLD today announced that Threshold’s partner Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, through its division Merck Serono, initiated the global Phase 3 MAESTRO study assessing the …Read More