Category: General - Part 3

An Interview With Relmada Therapeutics

Relmada Therapeutics (OTC: RLMD) is developing REL-1017 for the treatment of depression and neuropathic pain. REL-1017, also known as dextromethadone or d-methadone, is a non-competitive antagonist of the N-methyl-D-aspartic acid (NMDA) receptor. This mechanism of action has received significant attention from the psychiatric community over the past several years due to the expected rapid onset…

MabVax Phase 1 Trial With HuMab-5B1 Progressing Nicely

On September 19, 2016, MabVax Therapeutics, Inc (NASDAQ: MBVX) provided a brief update on the ongoing Phase 1 clinical trial testing the safety and tolerability of MVT-5873 as a monotherapy and with chemotherapy in subjects with advanced prostate cancer. MVT-5873 is the company’s fully human monoclonal antibody, HuMab-5B1, that targets the tetrasaccharide carbohydrate moiety sLeA…

What’s Next For BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics

In July 2016, BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics (NASDAQ: BCLI) reported top-line data from a Phase 2 multi-center study with NurOwn® for the treatment of ALS. The company is currently in the process of finalizing the full data analysis from this trial and plans to submit the results for presentation at a medical conference during the first…

Actinium Pharmaceuticals: Well Positioned For A Breakout 2017

Actinium Pharmaceuticals (NYSEMTK: ATNM) is a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted radioimmunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. The company has two clinical-stage programs, Iomab-B and Actimab-A. Iomab-B was licensed from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Cancer and is currently in a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial investigating the use as an induction and conditioning agent prior…

RedHill’s Pipeline Offers Significant Value For Investors

As many investors know, I’ve written extensively on RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: RDHL) over the past year. My article in August 2016 (LINK) is a good synopsis for many of my past more detailed works. In that article, I noted the company has, “One of the deepest and most interesting pipelines in specialty pharma.” I…

MabVax Looks Very Interesting Ahead Of Data Later This Month

MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBVX) is a biopharmaceutical company developing monoclonal antibody (mAb) products for the treatment of cancer. The company’s novel mAb technology involves a unique twist on the generation of fully human mAbs as they are derived from patients vaccinated with an anti-cancer vaccine, as opposed to antibodies produced in mice or…

Valeritas V-Go Targets An Enormous Market

Diabetes is a significant public health crisis. The number of American’s with diabetes is soaring and will soon eclipse 30% of the population. Independent studies find that the vast majority of Type-2 diabetic patients do not achieve recommend A1C levels of less than 7% on insulin therapy. Compliance, complexity of dosing, and discretion of disease…

BrainStorm’s Valuation Doesn’t Reflect Potential Value of NurOwn® Therapy

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI) is biopharmaceutical company developing adult stem cell-based therapies for a variety of neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis (MS), and Parkinson’s disease (PD). The company’s NurOwn® technology is based on the use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) that are engineered ex vivo to express increased amount…

Interview with Dr. Mark A. Smith, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer ofVistaGen Therapeutics.

The psychiatric community seems on the verge of a medical breakthrough to treat depression, or more specifically, major depression that is resistant to traditional antidepressants like Prozac®, Paxil®, and Zoloft®. The focus is on the NMDA-receptor, and it stems from a recent discovery that ketamine, the psychiatric “party-drug” of the 70’s, is both highly effective…

Phase 2 Mesupron Expands RedHill’s Efforts In Oncology

Safety & Efficacy Tested In 10 Clinical Trials To Date Investors interested in RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (RDHL) are keeping a close watch on three pending catalysts. These include the initiation of the confirmatory Phase 3 program with RHB-105, a potential new standard-of-care for H. pylori infection, interim DSMB analysis from the Phase 3 study with…