Abbvie looks east for CD47
Abbvie signs up China’s I-Mab instead of Trillium, but several other early-stage contenders are looking at the novel immuno-oncology mechanism.
A Covid-19 threat to business acquisitions
20 key healthcare transactions, most struck before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, have yet to be formally completed.
CD47 is worth $4.9bn to Gilead
A $4.9bn buyout of Forty Seven means that Gilead remains focused on oncology, though cell therapy bulls are none the wiser.
Forty Seven bucks the trend
Tackling the CD47 pathway has seen off several industry players, but Forty Seven continues proudly flying the flag.
Ash 2019 winners and losers
Data and M&A lifts buoyant biopharma companies from Fate Therapeutics to Rocket, though on share price gain Forty Seven wins Ash 2019.
Probiodrug changes its name but remembers its roots
Probiodrug changes its name to Vivoryon and expands its focus to include oncology, but insists that it is still first and foremost an Alzheimer’s company.
Asco 2019 event analyser – low-key meeting belies some huge stock moves
Mirati Therapeutics nearly stole the show at Asco despite not actually presenting – a fact that illustrates how low on meaningful data this year's conference was.