Regenerative medicine is just beginning to be understood by governments and zanaflex investors alike. Last autumn, new regulations took effect in Japan that promise to speed patient access to some of these new therapies.
Medical technology is not considered a huge-margin investment in the way that the biotech and drug industries are. However, some of today's medtech blurs the line, including hybrid companies developing stem cell and drug-device delivery systems that address complex disease indications ranging from blindness to spinal paralysis.
Investors who lament missing the U.S. biotech bull market might have another avenue to pursue. Biotech valuations in Australia are not in sync with U.S. biotech valuations, and comparable stocks from Down Under may have extraordinary technology platforms and huge upside potential. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, Senior Healthcare Analyst John Hester of Bell Potter Securities discusses two hidden Australian biotech gems, one of which could ride the coattails of a U.S.-based product on a very positive regulatory path.
Biotech investors are abuzz over immune checkpoint inhibitors and T-cell therapies, but which ones do you pick? JonesTrading Institutional Services Senior Equity Analyst George Zavoico is moving rapidly to initiate coverage on some key names in this space, and is casting a wide net in hopes of catching winners.
The list of problems with investing in micro-cap biotech stocks begins with extreme volatility and lack of liquidity and ends with the inability to get validation from sophisticated investors who are unable to own such small companies.
Clinical stage drug development firm Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc(NASDAQ:CRBP) has confirmed that U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given Fast Track development program the investigation of Resunab for systemic sclerosis.
Leader of innovative therapies, La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC), has confirmed signing of two exclusive worldwide license agreements for intellectual property rights that would include La Jolla’s next-generation gentamicin derivatives, LJPC-30Sa and LJPC-30Sb.