Biotech catalysts on the horizon
The second quarter should bring pivotal data for Karuna and key cardiomyopathy results for Alnylam, while Ionis's eplontersen lags in amyloidosis.
Astra gets Wilson disease bonus
ALXN1840 could challenge older copper chelators, but gene therapies are coming.
Sigilon hold hurts ahead of key haemophilia meeting
After a patient develops inhibitors questions emerge about a new approach to treating haemophilia A.
Bayer’s gene therapy juggling act
Two arm’s-length acquisitions and two licensing deals have given Bayer a cell and gene therapy unit; now to bring it all together.
Uniqure’s safety scare shakes haemophilia gene therapy
The whole haemophilia gene therapy field will be hoping that a case of liver cancer in etranacogene dezaparvovec’s pivotal trial is not treatment related.
Recycling pays off for Mereo
The company has spent five years buying in discontinued projects, and at last has managed to sell one of these on at a nice profit.