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.
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.
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.
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month, a time when the medical community will gather with the patient population in the hopes of advancing research in this significant unmet medical need. One company, ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals [NYSE: ANX], is attempting to engage the investor community and the sector’s most promising drug developers through the First Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference, taking place September 19th, 2012 in New York City.
IMMUNE Pharmaceuticals is an Israeli and US based emerging leader in the development of antibody therapeutics in cancer and inflammation. IMMUNE has multiple drug candidates based on proprietary cytotoxic formulations, linkers and monoclonal antibodies.
Zymeworks Inc. is a privately held biotechnology company committed to developing best-in-class protein therapeutics for the treatment of cancer.
Biovest has developed a patient-specific, cancer vaccine, BiovaxID®, with three clinical trials completed.