Category: cancer

Atossa Genetics’ Portfolio Can Detect Breast Cancer. But Can These Products Eradicate It?

Atossa Genetics believes it can prevent breast cancer by 2020 — and in the meantime, capture a unique market opportunity — with their novel cellular and molecular diagnostic risk assessment products for early detection. Yet in a burgeoning diagnostics space, and rapid advancement in cancer therapeutics, will this company find a niche?

DelMar IPO Obscurity Could Offer Investors Favorable Entry

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).

Caprion’s Proteomic Biomarkers — Diverse Clientele Leads to In-House Pipeline

Montreal-based Caprion has established itself as a leader in the proteomic biomarker discovery field, using its proteomics discovery platform CellCarta® to develop pharmacodynamic biomarkers, disease markers and predictive biomarkers. OneMedRadio spoke with Caprion President and CEO Martin Leblanc about industry trends concerning increased risk factors, securing intellectual property and developing an in vitro diagnostics platform.

MicroRNA: The Diamond in the Rough?

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.

OneMedRadio: Del Mar Pharmaceuticals CEO Discusses the Public Market, Glioblastoma and Orphan Drugs

Vancouver-based DelMar Pharmaceuticals [DMPI] is developing new drug candidates targeting orphan cancer indications representing market opportunities in the $100s of millions in North America and potentially billions of dollars worldwide. Promising data announced in 2012 with follow ups scheduled at various healthcare conferences this year coincided with the company’s recent listing on the OTCQB, which commenced Q1-2013. OneMedRadio spoke with the Del Mar CEO about these milestones.