Biotech Stock News (RPTP) (AERI) (CANF)

Raptor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RPTP) On Monday September 14, 2015 shares of Raptor Pharmaceuticals ended the day down 38% after the company announced that it had failed a phase 2b liver study in children with NASH — non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. The phase 2b trial enrolled up to 169 children with NASH between the ages of eight and seventeen. … Read more

Biotech Stock News (BIIB) (LLY) (AVXL) (ITEK) (XOMA)

Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB) On July 22, 2015 shares of Biogen fell about 4% after reporting mixed results for its Alzheimer’s drug known as aducanumab. This phase 1b trial was known as the “PRIME” trial and patients were randomized into two different dosing groups. One group of patients either took 1 mg, 3 mg , 6 mg … Read more

Biotech Stock News (AAVL) (AERI) (AGN) (KYTH) (RHHBY) (REGN) (PFE) (NVS)

Avalanche Biotech (NASDAQ:AAVL) Shares of Avalanche Biotech fell as much as 40% in after-hours trading on June 15, 2015 after the company announced results from its phase 2 wet-age related macular degeneration — wet-AMD — trial. The drop is huge but many investors should be assured that the drop was justified because the results were … Read more

Biotech Stock News (AMPE) (ALNY) (AERI)

Ampio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AMPE) On April 20, 2015 Shares of Ampio Pharmaceuticals fell about 66% after the company reported that it had failed to meet the primary endpoint of a phase 3 clinical trial, known as the STRIDE trial. This trial recruited 320 patients with Osteoarthritis and patients were randomized into two different groups. One group … Read more