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Phytopharm PLC

Division of Ixico Ltd.

Latest From Phytopharm PLC

Phytopharm becomes vehicle for IXICO listing

The struggling UK pharmaceutical company Phytopharm is to be subsumed into dementia diagnostics firm IXICO in a reverse takeover worth around £5.6m ($9m). Phytopharm's shares have been in the doldrums since it reported in February that its Cogane drug candidate had failed in a Phase II trial in early-stage Parkinson's disease (, 18 February 2013). It will now become a vehicle for the privately held UK firm IXICO to gain a public listing.


STOCKWATCH: The strategic review – a prelude to value destruction

The news that a company is conducting a strategic review has grandiose implications of high-flying investment bankers, consultants and board members scouring the world and the management literature for examples of how successful companies have moved from strength to strength, and then how those lesions can be applied to the company in question.

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Phytopharm dives on 'comprehensive' Cogane failure in Parkinson's

Phytopharm's Cogane has comprehensively failed the Phase II CONFIDENT-PD trial for the treatment of early stage Parkinson's disease patients.


Stockwatch: The impossible takes a little too long

When Tony Blair joined Bill Clinton by satellite link to the White House in 2000 to announce the sequencing of the human genome, biotech stocks soared with the implication that genomics would result in a cure for any disease. Even today, nearly twelve years, recently approved targeted therapies for blood and skin cancers imply that the application of genomic data and molecular biology can result in a treatment for most unmet clinical needs, eventually.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Drug Discovery Tools
      • Molecular Diversity
        • Natural Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Nutraceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Neurology, Nervous System
  • Respiratory, Pulmonary
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • UK
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Ixico Ltd.
  • Senior Management
  • Sandy Morrison, Acting CEO
    Piers Morgan, CFO
  • Contact Info
  • Phytopharm PLC
    Phone: (44) 1480 437697
    Corpus Christi House
    9 West St.
    Godmanchester, PE29 2HY