Reverse mergers give and they take away
Investors in Conatus, and especially those in Newlink, should question how valuations of the groups' reversing acquirers have been calculated.
Boehringer splashes the cash in Nash
Paying $40m up front for a preclinical asset is a bold move, even for the red-hot Nash space, though Boehringer has shelled out here before.
As Genfit deals and Conatus folds, Nash plays on
A China licensing deal from Genfit and the collapse of Conatus provide the latest news from the closely watched Nash space, which nervously awaits the next wave of…
EASL 2019 preview – Viking and Spring Bank abstracts pique early interest
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…
Upcoming events – Dermira awaits eczema results and Conatus gets another bash at Nash
Dermira hopes that lebrikizumab can beat Dupixent, while Conatus tries to overcome an earlier Nash setback.
Gilead’s first big Nash bash ends in the trash
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 comes up to IBAT in Nash
Albireo is taking aim at yet another Nash target, but Shire and Glaxosmithkline have already ditched projects with similar mechanisms.