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Anacor wins big in dermatitis market of many millions

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Anacor Pharmaceuticals jumped 55.9% to close at $131.93 per share on 13 July on positive top-line Phase III results for the atopic dermatitis (AD) drug crisaborole, which could be safer than other topical treatments for millions of patients – mostly children – with mild-to-moderate forms of the skin disease.

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