A week after UCB bought Ra to get hold of its complement inhibitor, Alexion takes out Achillion for much the same reason.
Today’s deal with Blueprint gives Ipsen two shots at Fop, but makes its takeout of Clementia look even more expensive.
A product sale nets the Australian company some much-needed cash, but its plan for the future is highly questionable.
The $2bn takeout of Ra Pharmaceuticals provides solace for investors bemoaning the biotech market’s poor performance.
Novo Nordisk took an early step towards genome editing with yesterday’s Bluebird tie-up, and isn’t ruling out a move into conventional gene therapies.
A shift to higher-growth systems and a tie-up with Illumina are sensible moves, but will take time to pay off.
Innovate combines with RDD, but the success of the takeover relies in large part on a project for coeliac disease.
The beleaguered drug maker has licensed a preclinical FAP-directed radiopharmaceutical, a target that has made little progress.
Lundbeck needed a deal, but it could struggle against strong competition in migraine.