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.
A Canadian hedge fund doubled its stake in a tiny biotech that demonstrated promising results in a study that used a former Sanofi drug called Ifenprodil to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and chronic cough. Find out the name of the company and why one analyst has given it a 12-month CA$25 target price — a 560% increase from the unit price in its recent placement.
The price target was increased by 66% to reflect the full potential opportunity of the biopharma's drug candidate for hepatocellular carcinoma, a key driver going forward, noted an H.C. Wainwright & Co. report.
Shares of Axsome Therapeutics Inc. traded 39% higher after the company reported that the U.S. FDA granted approval for its AUVELITY™ making it the first oral N-methyl D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist authorized for treating major depressive disorder in adults.
One healthcare company in the U.K. is bringing its proprietary Ketamine-assisted treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder to Canada. It's the second deal the company has made with a North American clinic operator this week. Find out why this won't be the last one.
Expert Clive Maund reviews the latest update with Awakn Life Sciences Corp., including its recent rise in stock volume and the announcement that the company is to receive 66% funding support from the UK government for the development of its ketamine-assisted therapy treatment for alcohol use disorders.
One analyst says this healthcare co. has the opportunity to generate attractive CAPEX-light, high margin SaaS-like recurring revenues, which investors are currently getting for free, after the biotech firm entered the US market for alcohol addiction treatment through off-label licensing deals with a network of treatment clinics.
Nuvectis Pharma Inc recently announced quarterly financial results and is continuing to advance its precision oncology programs. H.C. Wainwright & Co. LLC advised in an earnings update that the firm offers significant upside potential as it is rapidly advancing its drug candidates through clinical development and is looking for ways to expand to markets outside of the U.S. H.C. Wainwright stated that it is reiterating its Buy rating and $21 price target for Nuvectis Pharma.
Arbutus Biopharma Corp. presented clinical data to an international liver disease conference showing that its AB-729 continues to deliver strong reductions in HBsAg. The company is now conducting three separate combination therapy studies of its AB-729 and expects to achieve important milestones when the initial data readouts are released in H2/22. H.C. Wainwright & Co. affirmed its Buy rating for Arbutus Biopharma and adjusted its price target to $7.50.