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The late-stage biopharmaceutical company Soligenix has had a string of good news. Revenue is up, the FDA awarded orphan status to a key drug, and BARDA and NIAID have granted the firm additional funding, plus the company is developing vaccines against Ebola and ricin, and has several other ongoing trials. Analyst Grant Zeng of Zacks Investment Research assesses the landscape.
Inovio Expands Ebola Vaccine Trial (08/24/2016)
Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (INO:NASDAQ) has expanded the Phase 1 trial of its Ebola vaccine to include an additional 125 healthy subjects. This, according to Maxim Group analyst Jason Kolbert, will help the company determine an "optimal" strategy for intradermal (skin) vaccination.
The ASX: Investing in an Emerging Biotech Frontier (08/10/2016)
Concerned about investing in the life sciences in the United States, where markets have slumped in 2016 and the presidential election furthers volatility? NDF Research Founder Stuart Roberts makes an argument for taking a look at investment opportunities Down Under.
With its lead drug candidate apabetalone already in Phase 3 targeting major adverse cardiac events, Resverlogix has expanded its scope by initiating a Phase 1 study of the small molecule to further investigate its potential applications.
|"We believe that VIVE is currently in discussion with the agency and that a formal IDE would be submitted in the coming months such that a study (VIVEVE II) would commence in late 2017."|
|"DRRX confirmed that it expects to complete patient follow-up visits this quarter, and announce top-line results from the Phase 3 PERSIST study in 4Q17."|