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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

The GFT505 study in NASH failed, analysts said. That's bad for Genfit and good for Intercept Pharmaceuticals, which is developing a rival drug for fatty liver known as OCA.
3/27/15 9:40AM
If history repeats itself, the recent weakness in biotech stocks will end with lots more buying.
3/26/15 7:17AM
In April, Celladon is expecting results from a mid-stage study of a gene therapy aiming to improve the pumping ability of the heart in patients with advanced heart failure.
3/25/15 10:06AM
Biotech CEOs are supposed to be cheerleaders for their stock, so it's noteworthy when a CEO's pocketbook indicates otherwise.
3/24/15 10:39AM
Biotech stocks may or may not be in a bubble, but investors are definitely worried about sky-high valuations.
3/24/15 8:56AM
Vertex disclosed some new phase IIb study results that raise concerns VX-661 may not be as potent as previously hoped.
3/23/15 9:07AM
Biogen shares are up on strong Alzheimer's drug data, but is the biotech bull market making investors forget about risk?
3/20/15 12:29PM
Biotech columnist Adam Feuerstein answers readers' questions about health care companies.
3/20/15 7:18AM
Biogen Idec's drug BIIB037 slowed cognitive decline and reduced brain plaques in Alzheimer's patients.
3/20/15 6:40AM
Amicus will seek accelerated approval in the U.S. for its Fabry disease therapy in the second half of the year -- sooner than many investors expected.
3/19/15 7:41AM
Celgene will be starting phase III studies of mongersen in Crohn's disease -- designed to lead to the drug's approval -- by the middle of the year.
3/18/15 5:00PM
MannKind is facing a cash shortfall unless it can settle with debt holders by August.
3/18/15 9:17AM
When a biotech CEO diverts from safe, bland corporate tweets to engage in some clever competitive trolling, I stand and applaud.
3/17/15 10:26AM
Biogen has added $25 billion in market value since the December -- a sign investors are willing to believe BIIB037 might succeed where several other similar Alzheimer's drugs have failed.
3/16/15 12:15PM
The cross-trial comparison between CTI BioPharma's pacritinib and Incyte's Jakafi looks worse than expected.
3/13/15 9:36AM
Biotech columnist Adam Feuerstein answers readers' questions about health care companies.
3/13/15 9:00AM
Neuralstem is providing an overly optimistic picture about its surgical stem-cell therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the degenerative and fatal nerve disease.
3/12/15 11:26AM
Biotech companies are experiencing an unprecedented run of scientific successes, but biotech stock valuations have never been more expensive.
3/12/15 9:25AM
Acadia admits that it can't seek approval for its Parkinson's psychosis drug this quarter, as promised. The company's CEO also resigned.
3/11/15 4:39PM
Skin cancer patients in Britain can be treated with Merck's Keytruda before the cancer immunotherapy drug is approved there under a new early access plan announced Wednesday.
3/11/15 10:45AM
It won't be easy to compare the phase II trail results from Genfit and Intercept's competing NASH drugs, but understanding the differences in their respective clinical trials should help.
3/11/15 9:58AM
Since the end of September, Hemispherx sold almost 25 million shares of company stock, equivalent to the amount of stock sold in the first nine months of 2014.
3/10/15 11:10AM
Ocular hasn't conducted clinical trials that would demonstrate that OTX-DP is any better than eye drops in reducing swelling and pain in the eye.
3/10/15 10:17AM
CTI Biopharma's experimental drug pacritinib significantly reduced the spleen size in patients with myelofibrosis compared to patients treated with best alternative care.
3/9/15 8:15AM

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