Category: Intellectual Property

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.

Smart Stocks Watch: Ampio Pharmaceuticals — Sexual Dysfunction, Ophthalmology, Nephrology

Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMPE), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing drugs for sexual dysfunction, inflammatory diseases and ophthalmological conditions has announced a manufacturing agreement with drug delivery maker Enthypharm Ltd for Zertane, Ampio’s drug for the treatment of premature ejaculation (PE).

Smart Stocks Watch: Apricus Bio — Erectile Dysfunction, Anti-Fungals

The San Diego-based pharmaceutical company has five approved products internationally, covering erectile dysfunction (Vitaros), side effects of cancer therapy (Totect and Granisol), coronary artery disease (Nitromist) and dry mouth (Aquoral). After a series of successes in strategic partnerships, acquisitions, peer review and clinical data in Q3, the company is garnering some serious attention.

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