Sanofi makes another bolt-on with Kadmon
The “left field but logical” buy sees Sanofi gaining a graft-versus-host disease therapy to add to its transplant offering.
Cytokine interest shows no sign of waning
Despite unconvincing results so far with next-gen IL-2 agents, plenty of groups are still crowding into this space.
Asco 2021 – Abstract lift drives first stock moves
A handful of small caps, including Sensei and PDS, jumped on Asco abstract data, with much more news to come.
Ash 2020 movers – shorts roasting on an open fire
IGM’s snowballing share price belies some other major Ash winners, and will make Christmas unhappy for funds that had shorted the stock.
Galapagos “win” highlights crowded idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis pipeline
Galapagos is betting big in IPF but others, including Fibrogen and Roche, are also taking aim at the lung disease.
The crucial data readouts coming soon for small biotechs
Coronavirus aside, biotech companies including Akebia, Blueprint, Genfit and TG Therapeutics are set for some important data readouts in the next couple of months.
Verastem plays the Kras card
For $3m Verastem adds to its pipeline another asset that a bigger company had given up on.