Plenty of choice remains for buyers of gene therapy
Despite the recent flurry of gene therapy deals there is still a fairly extensive list of affordable companies out there.
Why Novo Nordisk should buy Uniqure
Instead of tinkering with early-stage genome editing deals like this week's agreement with Bluebird, Novo Nordisk should make a decisive move in haemophilia.
UCB goes to Ra for a complementary approach
The $2bn takeout of Ra Pharmaceuticals provides solace for investors bemoaning the biotech market’s poor performance.
Deal-depressed third quarter leaves nowhere to hide
Megadeals flattered the biopharma M&A scene in the first half of 2019, but the numbers took a nose dive in the third-quarter.
Japanese drugmakers stand out at the nine-month mark
Daiichi Sankyo’s incredible stock market performance stands out amid the usual mixed bag of fallers and risers among biopharma’s mid- and small caps.
Does amount matter when it comes to a biotech IPO?
Biontech and ADC Therapeutics are both heading towards substantial flotations, but it is hard to find evidence that bigger does better.
Sigilon Therapeutics approaches the clinic
Orphan status for its haemophilia cell therapy and buy-in from Lilly on its diabetes project are good signs for Sigilon, but research is still very early.
Astra could use a voucher to cement roxadustat’s head start
Spending $95m to speed up the anaemia project’s path to approval could be worth the investment for Astrazeneca.