As Biontech and Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine gets a positive US vote, delays for Sanofi, Glaxo and CSL show that top-speed drug development is the exception.
But a licensing deal with CSL could have underappreciated benefits, even if expectations were for something much bigger.
Novo Nordisk is in danger of being left behind in haemophilia, and new safety fears around its lead R&D project make this more likely. But could a setback prompt deal…
Coronavirus-focused investors have willingly backed bona fide development and egregious publicity stunts alike.
If the first three quarters of 2019 were dominated by pricing fears, the last saw a remarkable comeback for biopharma.