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Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) On October 28, 2015 Amgen had announced that it had received FDA approval for its skin cancer drug known as IMLYGIC. This drug is an injection type drug that helps boost the immune system to fight off and kill cancerous skin cells. This therapy only treats Melanoma — skin cancer– but does … Read more

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AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) & Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) On May 26, 2015 both AstraZeneca and Amgen announced that it would end a partnership established back in 2012 for a psoriasis drug collaboration. This collaboration established in 2012 allowed Astrazeneca to work on five antibody compounds from Amgen’s anti-inflammation drug pipeline. Amgen received an upfront payment of at least … Read more

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Celladon Corporation (NASDAQ:CLDN) On April 26, 2015 Shares of Celladon Corporation tumbled 80% in one day after the company reported that its phase 2 trial using Mydicar to treat heart failure patients failed to meet on both the primary endpoint and the secondary endpoint. The phase 2 trial was known as CUPID-2 and recruited up … Read more

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Rxi Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ: RXII) Rxi Pharmaceuticals last week on March 23, 2015 presented at the 73rd Annual Academy of Dermatology in which the company reported ┬ápositive progress on clinical trial updates for its dermatology programs. The clinical trial with RXI-109-1301 phase 2a enrolled patients to be tested for hypertrophic scars on the abdomen only. … Read more