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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.
|"DRRX's data indicate that NASH patients had 10-30% greater drug exposure as compared to MCS, and DUR-928 was well tolerated overall."|
|"RGS' strategy is to partner its product opportunities for development and commercialization, allowing it to focus on early-stage product development."|
|"PMN has achieved a lot with very little, and its understanding of the mechanism of action of Alzheimer's is quite significant."|