Tesaro (TSRO) Stock: Here’s What You Need To Know

TESARO Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO) On Monday, Tesaro Stock closed higher by 18.79% after the company had announced over the weekend that its drug was successful in a clinical trial in patients with ovarian cancer. The results were outstanding, and a big reason why the stock closed higher for the day. What makes the results even more … Read more

Biotech Stock News (KBIO) (SNY) (CLVS) (AZN) (VRTX)

KaloBios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KBIO) Last week I wrote how Kalobios was winding down its operations and was looking to put itself up for sale. In an unforeseen event, Martin Shkreli took a big investment in the company sending the share price higher. Before I go any further let me provide a little backstory so that everyone … Read more

Biotech Stock News (AVXL) (BIIB) (LLY) (SPHS) (KBIO)

Anavex Life Sciences (NASDAQ:AVXL) On November 9, 2015 Anavex reported positive phase 2a results for the trial treating patients with Alzheimer’s. This trial tested two clinical endpoints. The first clinical endpoint was testing for safety as it is customary with all phase 2a trials. The second endpoint was looking for preliminary clinical efficacy. In terms … Read more

Biotech Stock News (ACAD) (RXII) (REGN) (AZN) (ZSPH)

Acadia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACAD) On November 3, 2015 Acadia had announced that the FDA had given its Parkinson’s Drug, NUPLAZID, FDA priority review. To understand what this means, we must first understand what the FDA priority review actually means? A company is only given FDA priority review if the drug it has developed treats an unmet … Read more

Biotech Stock News (RXII) (REGN) (SURG) (VRX) (ACAD)

Rxi Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RXII) On August 31, 2015 Rxi announced that the 30-day review period for its IND of RXI-109 for scarring of macular degeneration has passed its review period and the IND is now active. The whole point of the 30-day review period is for the FDA to look at pre-clinical data and conclude whether … Read more

Biotech Stock News: (GALE) (AMGN) (ARIA) (BXLT)

Galena Biopharma (NASDAQ:GALE) On Monday August 24, 2015 Shares of Galena Biopharma were able to close the day up 11% after announcing an update for its phase 3 trial known as the “PRESENT” trial. The company announced that the independent data monitoring committee — IDMC — concluded that it would be able to reduce the … Read more

Biotech Stock News (ANAC) (CELG) (RCPT) (JUNO) (AMGN)

Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC) On Monday July 13, 2015 shares of Anacor went up 55%, closing around $131.93 per share after the company announced positive phase 3 results in patients who have atopic dermatitis. There were two phase 3 trials that were testing Anacor’s drug, Crisaborole, for these patients with atopic dermatitis — also known as … Read more

Biotech Stock News (SRPT) (JUNO) (CELG) (AGTC) (VRTX)

Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) On Monday June 29, 2015 Sarepta had announced that it had completed¬†its rolling submission of its New Drug Application — NDA — to the FDA. A rolling submission is an FDA policy whereby biotech companies can submit their marketing approval application in small parts on a rolling basis instead of doing it … Read more

Biotech Stock News (SRPT) (BMRN) (PBMD) (ISR)

Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) After the closing bell on May 19, 2015 shares of Sarepta Therapeutics were up as much as 38% in after-hours trading after the company reported that the FDA will allow the company to file a New Drug Application — NDA — for Eteplirsen. This drug Eteplirsen helps patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy … Read more

Biotech Stock News (HZNP)(HPTX)(XON)(SRPT)(MDVN)(ALPMY)(AZN)

Horizon Pharma (NASDAQ:HZNP) Shares of Horizon Pharma ended the day up 18% on March 30, 2015 after the company announced that it would acquire Hyperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HPTX) for $955.7 million dollars. Although one thing to note is that this deal for $955.7 million dollars will be a mix of a cash and debt deal. The … Read more