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Finance Watch: Q1 Biopharma Venture Capital Dips From All-Time High, But Numbers Still Impress

Private Company Edition: Biotech companies raised $3.9bn, down from $4.6bn in the first quarter of 2019 – a record-breaking year in the US – but dollars per deal stayed above $20m for a second year. Also, Fusion has April's second $100m-plus VC financing with a $105m Series B.

Financing StartUps and SMEs Growth

ReNeuron's Cell Therapies Attract Fosun Pharma, A Leading Regenerative Medicines Developer

The UK cell therapy biotech ReNeuron has attracted the healthcare group, Fosun Pharma, which is building up a leading position in regenerative medicine, to develop and commercialize its products in China.

 

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Arrakis Pivots From Platform To Pipeline With $75m For RNA-Targeting Small Molecules

CEO Michael Gilman, who now helms the company full time, said Arrakis will use its Series B venture capital funding to build a pipeline of drug candidates, primarily in cancer, with the goal of taking its first medicines into the clinic in the next two to three years.
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Aptinyx Sees Path Forward In DPN With Long-Term Patients

After disappointing top-line Phase II data in diabetic peripheral neuropathy with NYX-2925, Aptinyx says the full dataset shows significance across endpoints in patients four years or more past diagnosis; a second Phase II study in this subgroup is planned.

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BI Bets On Expanding Jardiance As Diabetes Drug Sales Soar

The German major believes its drug will remain the biggest-selling SGLT-2 inhibitor boosted by expanded heart and renal disease approvals.

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Kiadis Buying CytoSen Will Combine Natural Killer And T-Cell Immunotherapies

An all-stock transaction will see Europe’s Kiadis and US’s CytoSen bring together complementary approaches to improving stem cell transplants and cancer immunotherapy.

 

M & A ImmunoOncology

BIO-Europe Spring 2019: RedHill Preps NDA Submission For Antibiotic Talicia

Gilead Raday, chief operating officer of RedHill Biopharma, talks to Lucie Ellis, executive editor of In Vivo, about recently published late-stage data and next steps for its antibiotic asset, Talicia (RHB-105), for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection. 

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Roche CEO: Novel But Costly Gene Therapies Justify New Payment Models

Roche CEO Severin Schwan says the process of paying for hugely expensive gene therapies that can cure diseases needs revamping.

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Finance Watch: Turning Point Launches IPO, Stock Rises 60% On First Day

Public Company Edition: Turning Point's offering priced at $18 and its stock closed at $28.90. Also, Achaogen's bankruptcy reflects difficult antibacterial market, Ophthotech's name change follows strategy shift, and Gilead lays off 150 sales reps. Plus, cell and gene therapy FOPOs flourish.

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Deal Watch: Gilead To Use Insitro’s AI/Functional Genomics Tech For NASH Targets

Start-up Insitro will attempt to optimize up to five NASH targets for Gilead under three-year alliance. Catalent buys gene therapy CDMO Paragon for $1.2bn, Boehringer partners with PureTech in GI cancer, while Fibrocell inks gene therapy pact with Castle Creek.

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Hansa Raises More Cash For Pipeline With Genovis Stake Sale

The Swedish group has sold its stake in Genovis, raising about $9.6m that will help advance lead candidate imlifidase.

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As Expected: Shareholders Back Bristol's $74bn Celgene Buy

With no more activist investor challenge, shareholders of both companies overwhelmingly approved the deal. Bristol said it will have leading positions in oncology and cardiovascular disease, and gain five potential blockbusters in the Celgene buyout.

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Gilead Increasingly Seems Focused On Combo Therapy In NASH

At EASL, Gilead indicated it may not take any of its current NASH candidates forward as monotherapy options. Trial collaboration with Novo Nordisk may suggest pessimism toward selonsertib after Phase III disappointment.

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Gyroscope Merger Creates Gene Therapy Biotech For Eye Disorders

A new UK/US biotech tie-up makes a company with the technology to deliver its gene therapies.
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BI Bets On Expanding Jardiance As Diabetes Drug Sales Soar

The German major believes its drug will remain the biggest-selling SGLT-2 inhibitor boosted by expanded heart and renal disease approvals.

Commercial Companies

Kiadis Buying CytoSen Will Combine Natural Killer And T-Cell Immunotherapies

An all-stock transaction will see Europe’s Kiadis and US’s CytoSen bring together complementary approaches to improving stem cell transplants and cancer immunotherapy.

 

M & A ImmunoOncology

As Expected: Shareholders Back Bristol's $74bn Celgene Buy

With no more activist investor challenge, shareholders of both companies overwhelmingly approved the deal. Bristol said it will have leading positions in oncology and cardiovascular disease, and gain five potential blockbusters in the Celgene buyout.

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BIO-Europe Spring 2019: Addex CEO: There’s Space For Better Therapies In Parkinson’s

At the recent BIO-Europe Spring partnering conference, Tim Dyer, CEO of Addex Therapeutics, spoke to Lucie Ellis, executive editor of In Vivo, about the company’s small-molecule allosteric modulators for central nervous system disorders.

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Cipla COO On Joining The Revolution In Manufacturing

Cipla’s global COO Dr R Ananthanarayanan tells Scrip how the company is rethinking and refining its manufacturing operations in the backdrop of intense competition and evolving customer and regulatory requirements. Digitization and advanced analytics are part of the proposed manufacturing innovation plans.

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GSK Forms New Commercial Trade Channel Team In India

GlaxoSmithKline India has carved out a specialized team with close to 300 personnel to engage with pharmacists. It is seeking to plug product availability gaps and address Rx switching at the retail level in the competitive and largely out-of-pocket Indian market.

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Amgen Launches Evenity For High-Risk Osteoporosis At $21,900 List Price

Amgen EVP Murdo Gordon highlighted the unmet need for women at high risk, including those with a prior fracture. At $1,825 per month or $21,900 for a one-year course in the US, he says Evenity's cost is much lower versus competing 18- and 24-month anabolic agents.

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AstraZeneca's Imfinzi Cements Market Position In Lung Cancer Segment With UK NICE Okay

But because of the remaining uncertainty in the clinical evidence for this "potentially curative treatment," – Imfinzi for Stage III NSCLC – UK reimbursement will come from the Cancer Drugs Fund until more data accrues from the PACIFIC study, due to report in 2021.

 

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How One Startup Plans To Win Primary Care Battle In China

Millions of people lack access to quality healthcare services and products in China, but now one company has raised millions in funding and vows to harness the power of the internet to get temperature-controlled drugs and quality diagnostic services to everyone who needs them.

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ViiV's Dovato: Treatment-Naive HIV Is Earmarked For The "Complete Regimen"

The first approval in the US of a once-daily single-tablet, two-drug regimen for treatment-naive HIV from the HIV/AIDS therapy specialist, ViiV Healthcare, suggests a shift away from three-drug regimens for HIV/AIDS could be gathering pace.

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'Pharma Fireworks': Pipeline Catalysts To Watch Out For In Q2

Scrip looks at some the key clinical and regulatory pharma events that will spark attention during the next three months, according to Biomedtracker's latest quarterly outlook report.

Clinical Trials Drug Review

GSK Forms New Commercial Trade Channel Team In India

GlaxoSmithKline India has carved out a specialized team with close to 300 personnel to engage with pharmacists. It is seeking to plug product availability gaps and address Rx switching at the retail level in the competitive and largely out-of-pocket Indian market.

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