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Deal Watch: Troubled Antibiotics Maker Cempra Exploring Strategic Options

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North Carolina biotech may need to conduct a 9,000-patient safety study after solithromycin was rejected by FDA, but it has $231m in cash and another Phase III candidate. Apricus is clearing financial room by transferring ex-US rights to Vivaros to Ferring, while Heat is acquiring former spinout Pelican.

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