This morning Awakn Life Sciences announced further details regarding its August 2022 announcement that it had "signed a twelve-month option agreement with a leading drug development, manufacturing, and delivery systems company to in-license a proprietary formulation and route of administration for ketamine." Read to learn more about this announcement, the benefits of this treatment, and what analysts and experts are saying about the company.
As more researchers delve into the medicinal potentials of once-verboten compounds, forward-thinking companies like Awakn Life Sciences Corp. are leading the charge to map their most useful aspects and open access for people who need help now. Read more to learn what catalysts Awakn has in store and why The Economist touched on this treatment as one of their top stories of 2023.
Clinical-stage Algernon Pharmaceuticals' multiple pipelines include testing a psychedelic for the treatment of stroke, and testing other drugs for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and chronic kidney disease.
Entrada Therapeutics Inc. shares traded 18.5% higher yesterday after the company reported it entered a global development collaboration with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. to develop cutting-edge intracellular Endosomal Escape Vehicle (EEV™) therapeutics for use in treating myotonic dystrophy type 1.
Summit Therapeutics Inc. shares traded 194% higher yesterday after the company reported it entered into an in-license agreement with Akeso Inc. for its breakthrough bispecific antibody ivonescimab, which combines a blockade of PD-1 with an anti-VEGF into a single molecule designed to target cancer. Summit has agreed to pay Akeso an upfront payment of US$500 million, which it plans to finance via an equity rights issuance.
Prometheus Biosciences Inc. shares traded 170% higher to a new 52-week intraday high after the company reported positive results from two separate Phase 2 clinical studies for its PRA023, an anti-TL1A mAb used to treat inflammatory bowel disease. The company is actively planning to advance PRA023 into Phase 3 trials as a prospective treatment for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease in FY/23.
Shares of Anavex Life Sciences Corp. traded 36% higher Friday after the company reported that during a Phase 2b/3 clinical trial of patients diagnosed with early Alzheimer's disease, its ANAVEX®2-73 (blarcamesine) met both key primary and secondary endpoints and demonstrated significant reductions in clinical decline.
Since hitting the market on November 10, 2022, ASP Isotopes has been busy and has now announced a US$675 million-dollar contract. Expert Penny Queen shares this news and reviews why she still believes this company is worthwhile.
Shares of Axsome Therapeutics Inc. traded to a new 52-week high after the company reported its AXS-05 successfully met both the primary and key secondary endpoints in the Phase 3 ACCORD Alzheimer's disease agitation trial.
Shares of Japanese pharmaceutical firm Shionogi & Co. Ltd. traded nearly 13% higher yesterday after the company reported it received emergency regulatory approval from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare for its Xocova® (ensitrelvir fumaric acid) tablets for use in treating SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Imago BioSciences Inc. shares traded 104.5% higher yesterday to a new 52-week high after the company reported it entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Merck & Co. in an all-cash transaction for US$36.00 per share.
Iveric Bio Inc. shares traded 25% higher Friday after the company reported that the U.S. FDA has granted breakthrough therapy designation for its avacincaptad pegol for use in the treatment of geographic atrophy secondary to age-related macular degeneration.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Advisory Panel denied the approval of this therapeutic for patients hospitalized with severe SARS-CoV-2, yet it is still a Buy, noted a Research Capital Corp. report.