Biopharma IPOs dipped in the opening months of 2019, but numbers look fairly healthy despite January's US government closure.
Amgen awaits a make-or-break US verdict on its best-selling drug, while Cymabay looks for evidence that it could become a Nash contender.
High-profile presentations from the likes of Intercept and Alnylam remain under wraps before Europe’s biggest liver disease conference next month, but the early abstract…
After two other liver disease projects fade into the background Ionis delays the antisense asset AKCEA-ANGPTL3-LRx by a year.
A stumble for Inventiva’s lanifibranor in a rare fibrotic disease could bode ill for its prospects in Nash, and for those of other PPAR agonists.
Intercept’s Regenerate trial in Nash, one of the hottest clinical readouts of 2019, is technically a success, but toxicity casts a long shadow.
The failure of the Stellar-4 study of selonsertib is a big blow for Gilead, but has not dented enthusiasm for other Nash players.
Albireo is taking aim at yet another Nash target, but Shire and Glaxosmithkline have already ditched projects with similar mechanisms.
Viking’s VK2809 looks at least as good as Madrigal’s MGL-3196 in liver disease – but investors should be careful of making comparisons.