Peregrine Pharma (PPHM) recently announced that the US. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved on the design for their Phase III registration trial for its oncology drug, Bavituximab.
DelMar Pharmaceuticals (DMPI.OB) started 2013 with a revealing corporate update on January 8th. In the update, president and CEO Jeffrey Bacha outlined his goals with an exciting year ahead for the company and its employees. Mr. Bacha focused primarily on the company’s lead product candidate, VAL-083, a small molecule (chemotherapy) agent that DelMar is developing in a dose escalation trial for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
MicroRNA’s are very small endogenous, non-coding, oligonucleotides. They are implicated in regulating a broad range of biological processes. These are molecules which are involved in important regulation of biological processes, and the potential of using these molecules as targets for treatment is becoming ever more apparent. With increased interest from big pharma, it is now important to identify a handful of smallcap companies specializing in this field.
In late March 2013, DARA Bio (DARA) filed its Form 10K annual report highlighting both the business and financial updates from 2012. Below we discuss the key drivers at DARA, and why we believe the company is a vastly undervalued emerging specialty pharmaceutical story.
WHAT IF there were a way to give cancer a ‘fever’ to enhance the results of chemotherapy and radiation? There is, says Actium BioSystems…
Atossa Genetics [Nasdaq: ATOS] is a healthcare company focused on the development and marketing of novel cellular and molecular diagnostic risk assessment products for breast cancer through the detection of precursors to breast cancer.
In Part II of our discussion with DARA Biosciences (NASDAQ: DARA) CEO and Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Drutz, we look into key catalysts for the specialty pharmaceutical company. Dr. Drutz discusses the medical need for the oral-liquid tamoxifen, Soltamox, licensed to DARA by UK-based Rosemont Pharmaceuticals — as well as the market opportunity in developing oncology services.
DARA Biosciences has created some buzz as of late, landing on several ‘watch lists’ after the company’s exclusive licensing of three market-ready products for distribution in the United States. CEO/Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Drutz and COO Chris Clement conducted a two-part interview with OneMedRadio discussing developmental milestones and key catalysts for Q4-2012 and 2013.