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’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.
This is Part I of our special report on the state of immunotherapy in the public markets. This report looks at promising anticancer immunotherapy technologies, and the major issues in bringing these technologies to the general public.
Colby Pharmaceutical Company (Colby), a privately held San Jose, CA based biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has acquired Othera Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Othera) of Conshohocken, PA.
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).
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.
In Part III of our interview with Dr. Qin Shi of Edgetech Law we visit the concept of human genome sequencing as a mainstream commodity.
In Part II of our special interview series, Dr. Qin Shi of Edgetech Law discusses the emerging areas of significant unmet need in life science, and what investment opportunities may arise.