Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS) Stock: Here’s What You Need To Know

Ionis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IONS) After the market closed on December 23, Ionis had announced that it had received FDA approval, together with Biogen, for its Spinal Muscular Atrophy drug. This drug, known as Spinraza, was developed by both companies to treat patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a rare-genetic disorder. This was a huge surprise because … Read more

Bind Therapeutics (BIND) Stock: Heres What You Need To Know

Bind Therapeutics (NASDAQ:BIND) On July 1, 2016 Bind Therapeutics announced that it had agreed to a stalking horse bid from Pfizer. The company said that it had filed a motion in court for a purchase agreement whereby Pfizer would acquire Bind’s assets. Investors greatly cheered this news and the stock nearly doubled to 0.78 cents … 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 (OREX) (ABBV) (PCYC) (GILD) (OHRP)

Orexigen Therapeutics (OREX) Shares of Orexigen Therapeutics were up 40% on 3/3/15 when the company announced that early safety data showed that Contrave was not only safe to take but in addition it was able to reduce a patient’s risk of generating cardiovascular health issues such as a heart-attack. Contrave was approved by the FDA … Read more

Biotech News 2/16/15 to 2/20/15

Oncolytics Biotech (ONCY) Shares of Oncolytics gained about 36% on 2/17/15 when it had announced that the company received FDA Orphan Drug Designation status for its pancreatic cancer drug Reolysin. Reolysin is a variant of the ReoVirus which occurs naturally in the environment. Oncolytics has engineered Reolysin to multiply at an alarming rate inside of … Read more