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October 11, 2012
05:55 EDTVRTX, VRTX, VRTX, ABT, ABT, ABT, ELMD, ELMD, ELMD, DNA, DNA, DNA, GILD, GILD, GILD, HRC, HRC, HRC, HOLX, HOLX, HOLX, NVS, NVS, NVSCystic Fibrosis Foundation to host a conference
26th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) is being held in Orlando, Florida on October 11-13.
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May 21, 2015
05:19 EDTNVSNovartis Afinitor extended PFS in Phase III trial in GI or lung origin NET
Novartis announced that the Phase III study of Afinitor tablets plus best supportive care in patients with advanced nonfunctional neuroendocrine tumors, or NET, of gastrointestinal, or GI, or lung origin met its primary endpoint: significant extension of progression-free survival, or PFS, compared to placebo plus best supportive care. The RADIANT-4 study is part of one of the largest clinical trial programs in NET.
May 20, 2015
11:36 EDTNVSNovartis says COPD programs met endpoints in Phase III study
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09:07 EDTGILDGilead's patent for Hep C drug sofosbuvir challenged by NGO's in five countries
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May 19, 2015
10:09 EDTGILDGilead CFO says 'really excited' about options to grow beyond 2018
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08:57 EDTNVSLeerink biotech analyst holds an analyst/industry conference call
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08:02 EDTABTAbbott announces CE Mark for new advancement of Absorb stent system
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07:56 EDTVRTX, GILDGilead for Achillion rumor not ridiculous, but highly unlikely, TheStreet says
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07:28 EDTGILDUBS to hold a conference
Global Healthcare Conference is being held in New York on May 18-20 with webcasted company presentations to begin on May 19 at 8 am; not all company presentations may be webcasted. Webcast Link
06:55 EDTNVSGenocea could be takeover target after data, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Edward Tenthoff expects Genocea Biosciences (GNCA) will report positive Phase II GEN-003 post-immunization results late in Q2. GEN-003 is a therapeutic vaccine for genital herpes targeting Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2. Positive GEN-003 data could position Genocea as a potential acquisition target by a larger vaccine player, Tenthoff tells investors today in a research note. Large vaccine makers include Sanofi (SNY), Merck (MRK), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Pfizer (PFE) and Novartis (NVS). The analyst reiterates an Overweight rating on Genocea with a $14 price target. Shares of the clinical-stage vaccine developer with a $227M market capitalization closed yesterday up 83c to $10.22.
May 18, 2015
19:43 EDTGILDAnthem Blue Cross sued for limiting Harvoni usage, LA Times says
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16:16 EDTGILDGilead confirms plans to present tomorrow at UBS conference, Feuerstein reports
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14:42 EDTGILDAchillion rises as conference cancellation adds fuel to M&A speculation
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12:29 EDTNVSCorium announces publication of data for needle-free transdermal flu vaccine
Corium International announced the publication of "promising" data on the use of its needle-free transdermal system to deliver influenza vaccine in the June 9 issue of Vaccine. The manuscript, entitled "Fabrication of cell culture-derived influenza vaccine dissolvable microstructures and evaluation of immunogenicity in guinea pigs," details results of a preclinical study conducted by Novartis Vaccines (NVS) and Corium. The results demonstrate the compatibility of Corium's MicroCor needle-free transdermal system with cell culture-derived influenza vaccines, and establish its potential as a next-generation vaccine delivery system, the company said.
11:23 EDTABTFitch downgrades Abbott's L-T IDR to A; outlook revised to stable
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09:36 EDTGILDActive equity options trading on open
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07:38 EDTNVSNovartis outlook has improved, says Bernstein
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May 17, 2015
13:46 EDTVRTXVertex reports Orkambi data, says 'significant improvements' in primary endpoint
Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced that the New England Journal of Medicine published data from the two phase 3 studies of Orkambi, or lumacaftor/ivacaftor, a medicine designed to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis in people ages 12 and older with two copies of the F508del mutation. In November 2014, Vertex submitted an NDA to the FDA for the combination of lumacaftor and ivacaftor. On May 12th, the FDA’s Pulmonary Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee voted 12-1 to recommend approval of Orkambi for people ages 12 and older with two copies of the F508del mutation. The FDA is expected to make a decision by July 5. The New England Journal reports that the studies enrolled 1108 patients who underwent randomization and received Orkambi. In both studies, there were significant improvements in the primary end point in both lumacaftor–ivacaftor dose groups. The difference between active treatment and placebo with respect to the mean absolute improvement in the percentage of predicted FEV ranged 2.6%-4%, which corresponded to a mean relative treatment difference of 4.3 to 6.7%. Pooled analyses showed that the rate of pulmonary exacerbations was 30%-39% lower than in the placebo group. The rate of events leading to hospitalization or the use of intravenous antibiotics was also lower. The incidence of adverse events was generally similar to the placebo group.
May 15, 2015
16:01 EDTGILDOptions Update; May 15, 2015
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures down 20c to 20.06 Option volume leaders: AAPL BAC FB NFLX TWTR BABA CSCO TSLA MU GILD T MSFT AMZN MCD
11:08 EDTGILDOmega Advisors gives quarterly update on stakes
NEW STAKES: Targa Resources (TRGP), Targa Resources Partners (NGLS), Humana (HUM), Dow Chemical (DOW), and Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA). INCREASED STAKES: Kinder Morgan (KMI), Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM), AerCap Holdings (AER), Shire (SHPG), and KKR & Co. (KKR). DECREASED STAKES: eBay (EBAY), Altisource Portfolio Solutions (ASPS), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Navient (NAVI), and TerraForm Power (TERP). LIQUIDATED STAKES: HCA Holdings (HCA), Gilead (GILD), Cabot Oil & Gas (COG), and Apple (AAPL).
09:31 EDTVRTX, NVS, GILDAmerican Thoracic Society to hold a conference
ATS 2015 Conference is being held in Denver on May 15-20.
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