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Adam Feuerstein's Biotech Blog

Adam Feuerstein's Biotech Blog

Adam Feuerstein

Adam Feuerstein investigates the highly-speculative world of biotech stocks, and helps biotech investors avoid losing money.

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Biotech Blog

Biotech columnist Adam Feuerstein answers readers' questions about health care companies.
7/18/14 7:51AM
Biotech indices plunge on cautious remarks made by Fed Chairwoman during Congressional testimony.
7/15/14 1:10PM
Healthcare investor David Miller believes Roche will likely acquire Exelixis in order to capture the full economics of the cancer drug cobimetinib.
7/14/14 11:14AM
Biotech columnist Adam Feuerstein answers readers' questions about health care companies.
7/14/14 9:30AM
Roche intends to seek U.S. approval for cobimetinib later this year.
7/14/14 7:46AM
Healthcare investors (and traders) have had a lot to work with so far this year, and the next six months promises to be equally action packed.
7/10/14 11:54AM
Even with greater decline in walk performance after almost three years, Duchenne boys treated with eteplirsen are still benefiting from treatment, Sarepta says.
7/10/14 8:31AM
The SEC halts trading in Radient Pharmaceuticals.
7/8/14 9:52AM
Provectus Biopharmaceuticals issued a "CEO Letter" Tuesday regurgitating all the recent spin and ridiculously unrealistic talking points about the company's experimental (but already obsolete) melanoma therapy PV-10.
7/8/14 9:14AM
Sarepta is selling off Monday on new worries about eteplirsen efficacy. Of course, these are really just old worries, recycled.
7/7/14 2:49PM
Lief's $1.3 million sale of Arena shares was disclosed in an SEC filing last week.
7/7/14 11:23AM
The hip waders I normally wear for protection from biotech bullshit aren't tall enough to wade through Ampio's current press release. I need a full haz-mat suit.
6/25/14 1:05PM
Investors aren't yet recognizing Vertex's ability to develop triple-combo therapies for hardest-to-treat cystic fibrosis patients.
6/25/14 11:26AM
A phase II study of Squalamine in wet age-related macular degeneration bombed badly.
6/24/14 12:07PM
Combination therapy of two Vertex Pharmaceuticals drugs hit a big mark in the treatment of cystic fibrosis.
6/24/14 10:02AM
Based on positive study results, Vertex will seek approval for the cystic fibrosis regimen of VX-809 and Kalydeco in the fourth quarter.
6/24/14 7:25AM
MD Anderson released a statement criticizing Northwest Bio on Friday night after company shareholders and supporters flamed the hospital's Facebook page with hateful comments.
6/23/14 9:05AM
Conspicuously absent from Northwest Biotherapeutics' press release Friday was any mention of the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
6/20/14 9:41AM
Biotech columnist Adam Feuerstein answers readers' questions about health care companies.
6/20/14 8:03AM
Northwest Bio has issued five press releases and held a conference call in the past month to disclose preliminary and unconfirmed results from individual cancer patients who have had single, inoperable tumors injected repeatedly with DCVax-Direct. But investigators at MD Anderson and the two other hospitals conducting the DCVax-Direct study have not reviewed or analyzed data at all because patients are still being enrolled and treated.
6/19/14 8:46AM
Let's wind back the tape more than 9 years to documents the many instances in which MannKind executives made promises about partnering the inhaled insulin Afrezza.
6/17/14 2:25PM
Two patients with a serious, inherited blood disorder have been able to stop blood transfusions following a single treatment with an experimental gene therapy developed by Bluebird Bio, according to new but preliminary data presented Saturday.
6/16/14 7:28AM
Bernstein analyst Geoff Porges hung out with doctors and cystic fibrosis experts at the just-concluded European Cystic Fibrosis Society conference in Sweden and returned home even more bearish on Vertex Pharmaceuticals. In a research note Monday, Porges lays out reasons why the super-important combination studies of Kalydeco and VX-809 -- TRAFFIC and TRANPORT -- are more likely to fail.
6/16/14 7:01AM
Two patients with a serious, inherited blood disorder have been able to stop blood transfusions following a single treatment with an experimental gene therapy developed by Bluebird Bio BLUE, according to new but preliminary data presented Saturday.
6/14/14 10:16AM

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