Biotech Stock News (RXII) (CLVS) (AZN)

Rxi Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RXII) On May 3, 2016 Rxi Pharmaceuticals announced that it had entered into a license agreement with Thera NeuroPharma for the treatment of ALS or Lou Gherig’s Disease. ALS stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and is a debilitating disease where nerves in the muscles breakdown reducing/eliminating movement. Rxi entered the agreement with this … Read more

Biotech Stock News (RXII) (SRPT)

Rxi Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RXII) On Tuesday April 19, 2016 Rxi Pharmaceuticals announced that it would present pre-clinical data at a medical conference, known as 2016 ARVO Conference. ARVO stands for Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. The pre-clinical data to be presented will be the company’s drug in corneal scarring. In order to prevent injury … Read more

Biotech Stock News (RXII) (GNCA)

Rxi Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RXII) On Thursday March 31, 2016 Rxi Pharmaceuticals announced that it had received a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office — USPTO — for the company’s sd-rxRNA technology platform that covers CTGF — Connective Tissue Growth Factor. In essence the patent covers the company’s lead clinical product RXI-109, which is … Read more

Biotech Stock News (RXII) (ADMS)

Rxi Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RXII) On Monday December 21, 2015 Rxi Pharmaceuticals announced that it had started its phase 2 trial with its Samcyprone drug to treat patients with Warts. The phase 2 trial is named as RXI-SCP-1502 and will treat patient’s Warts using the Samcyprone gel. Samycprone was acquired by Rxi from Hapten Pharmaceuticals, and now … 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) (FPRX) (BMY) (ZFGN)

Rxi Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RXII) On October 15, 2015 Rxi Pharmaceuticals announced positive phase 2a results for its RXI-109 compound. The trial, known as RXI-109-1402, was comparing RXI-109 treated scars against scars that were revised by surgery — control group. To test out dosing though Rxi gave one cohort of patients 5 mg/cm of RXI-109 while another … 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 (RXII)(REGN)(SNY)(ESPR)(ISIS)(BIIB)

Rxi Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RXII) On June 9, 2015 shares of Rxi Pharmaceuticals went up 6% after the company reported that two new key patents were given to the company for use with their self-delivering sd-rxRNA technology platform. The new patents establish a few new details that enhance upon the company’s prospects: First the new patent is … Read more

RXi Pharmaceuticals (RXII) Stock Climbs On Orphan Drug Designation

RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ: RXII) RXII stock is having a great day in the market today. After announcing that it has received Orphan Drug Designation of Samcyprone; a treatment of Malignant Melanoma Stage IIb to IV. Today, we’ll take a look at the Orphan Drug Designation, how RXi Pharmaceuticals reacted in the market, and what … Read more

Biotech Stock News (RXII) (MRK) (BMY) (CNAT) (ICPT)

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