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A U.S. biotech developing vaccines to fight a number of infectious diseases has generated promising preclinical results with a platform therapy targeting influenza, and expects to enter the clinic with a similar platform compound targeting Ebola in 2018.
News about progress in two of this biotech's development programs prompted a rating upgrade by analyst Adam Walsh of Stifel Nicolaus & Company.
In its corporate update for Q2/17, a Canada-based biotech targeting neurological disorders including Alzheimer's disease informed investors of advancements in several programs, including designation of a second validated lead compound in development.
If an investor had purchased an equal dollar amount of each company on The Life Sciences Report's 2017 Small-Cap Biotech Watchlist at the beginning of the year, that portfolio would show a gain of about 21% as of July. This is primarily due to the performance of a handful of companies that have been moving their assets farther down the development pipeline, according to the analysts who follow them.
A Vancouver-based biotech firm that aims to become the first preventative medicine company is expected to commence trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange July 14.
With enrollment complete in its Phase 3 trial of a compound that treats post-operative pain, and an infusion of cash from a new partnership with a major pharmaceutical corporation, one analyst has initiated coverage of this California-based company, and another has reiterated his investment thesis.
|"INO announced the publication of data from a preclinical study of the company's plasmid DNA-encoded monoclonal antibody to protect against influenza infections."|
|"Early completion of enrollment for PERSIST, at 12% higher enrollment than targeted, has positive implications for DRRX's Posimir."|