Burned by Palforzia, Nestlé retreats from its pharma experiment
The chocolate-to-vitamins giant discovers that launching a drug is hard. Should its biopharma partners be worried?
Opportunities arise for once-spurned partners
Following the Pfizer-Biohaven blueprint, could other licensing deals turn into buyouts?
The year the regulators meet the microbiome
With Ferring filed and Seres preparing to do so, regulators' views on microbiome approaches to C difficile will soon be heard.
Destiny’s date with a partner
The UK company insists that by the end of the year a partner will have been found for its microbiome project to prevent C difficile infections.
Another gene therapy safety scare hits
The clinical hold for Biomarin’s phenylketonuria project comes on the heels of an FDA adcom to discuss gene therapy toxicity.
Trillium buyout keeps premiums keen
The average takeout premium for a research-stage biotech is tracking at 100% this year, the latest data show.