biotech

Why Ocular Therapeutix Fell Short in Its Glaucoma Study

Ocular Therapeutix Inc. (NASDAQ: OCUL) shares took a beating on Tuesday after the firm announced late-stage results for patients with primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. These results come from ...
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Why BioCryst’s HAE Treatment Failed to Impress

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX) shares were absolutely crushed in Tuesday’s session after the company announced late-stage results for its study in hereditary angioedema (HAE) patients. Specifically, the firm announced ...
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Thursday’s Top 4 ASCO Movers

The 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is scheduled for May 31 to June 4 in Chicago. This meeting always brings big swings in the ...
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Can Danaher Walk Away From the Buyout of GE’s Biopharma Unit?

If there is one former Dow Jones industrial average leader that is in need of serious help, look no further than General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). A new CEO has ...
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Solid Breast Cancer Results From MacroGenics Ahead of ASCO

Looking ahead to the week of May 31 to June 4, one of the biggest health care conferences of the year, the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of ...
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Iovance Bio’s Big Break in Cervical Cancer Ahead of ASCO

The 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is scheduled for May 31 to June 4 in Chicago. This meeting always brings big swings in the ...
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Why There May Be a Big Issue With This Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Study

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is an inherited disorder of progressive muscular weakness, especially in boys. It affects one out of 3,500 to 5,000 males worldwide and is one of the ...
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The Best Biotech ETFs to Buy Ahead of ASCO

The 55th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is just around the corner. Biotech and pharmaceutical companies will descend on Chicago for a five-day all-out conference ...
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Short Sellers Back Off Major Biotechs

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, April 30. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to be a riskier group of stocks, ...
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2 Pharma Giants Shine as Wall Street Brings Strong IPOs for Cortexyme and NextCure

It may seem like a time of uncertainty for companies producing drugs if they have to include the prices if they advertise those drugs to the public. Some companies always will ...
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Wall Street Has a New Strategy for Legal Marijuana – Whenever That Happens

With evolving societal and regulatory landscapes, the upside potential of cannabis as a new investment strategy has emerged to complement the historically resilient characteristics of alcohol and tobacco. Cannabis stocks ...
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5 ETFs Targeting a Healthier America

Eating a nutritious and well-balanced diet, exercising regularly and abstaining from bad habits like smoking — while by no means a guarantee — greatly increase one’s odds of living a long ...
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Osmotica Pharma Makes Significant Headway With Ptosis Treatment

Osmotica Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: OSMT) is working to treat ptosis, or droopy eyelid. While this can occur for a number of reasons, Osmotica has made some headway in the treatment ...
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What Cytokinetics New Study Means for ALS Patients

Cytokinetics Inc. (NASDAQ: CYTK) shares took a step back on Monday after the firm announced that its midstage trial for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) failed to meet expectations. Specifically, the ...
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Is Gilead’s Stock and Revenue Free-Fall Finally Bottoming Out?

It's no simple task for a biotech giant to try to sell itself to investors as a value stock. That has been the case for some time when it comes ...
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