Thinking about Monday's FDA panel meeting for Cell Therapeutics' (CTIC - Get Report) lymphoma drug pixantrone, @upstateChris on Twitter asks, "Bold enough to make a guess on the outcome?" Yes. FDA panels can be unpredictable, so I'll generously give pixantrone a 25% chance of receiving a positive vote for approval from the FDA's outside cancer experts. That means I'm 75% certain that pixantrone gets a negative vote. I covered the seven reasons for being bearishly inclined towards pixantrone going into Monday's panel meeting. A housekeeping note: The FDA panel Monday is discussing Cell Therapeutics' pixantrone during the morning session, which means a vote should come around between 11 am and noon. I expect Cell Therapeutics to be halted for trading during its session. I will be live-blogging the panel meeting, so check back for the excitement.
Steve M. writes, "I was reading one of your articles about important biotech dates and remember that there was a pay site you can subscribe to get theses dates. I failed to write down the name of the site. Would it be possible to send it to me?" I like Sagient Research and its BioMedTracker web site, which provides a comprehensive and updated database on drugs in development, including key FDA approval decision dates and clinical trial timelines. It's a great service geared more for institutional investors in terms of pricing (unfortunately), but it's still something that I think an active retail investor could find very useful.