[Corrected 9/17/2019, 8:58 a.m, and 9/18/19, 4:53 p.m. See below.] Fieldwire, whose mobile app helps builders and construction crews coordinate their work, announced today it has lined up a total of $33.5 million across two newly disclosed fundraising... Read more »
The first details of the long-awaited House Democrat plan to lower drug prices leaked out Monday night, with elements that have long been anathema to the biopharma industry and its supporters in Washington.
While the world digested the details Tuesday, however,... Read more »
This year’s Lasker Awards, the US’s most prestigious biomedical honor, are going to five scientists whose work led to a critical breast cancer treatment and significant basic research advances that have helped pave the way for immunotherapy.
H. Michael Shepard, Dennis... Read more »
The treatment landscape for lung cancer has shifted significantly over the past few years, and more changes could be on the way. At the World Conference on Lung Cancer in Barcelona this weekend a number of drug makers trotted out... Read more »
Being first to market with a new type of drug brings advantages. The first mover sets the bar for what physicians, payers, and patients can expect of that medicine and how much it costs. It grabs market share that followers have... Read more »
Despite the safety concerns that have recently emerged for class of drugs known as JAK inhibitors, their reach continues to grow. The latest example comes from Concert Pharmaceuticals, which is racing the drug giant Pfizer to develop a medicine for a... Read more »
The ways in which robocallers try to dupe us are becoming almost as plentiful as the frequency of the calls.
An unknown phone number was once all scammers needed to trick the average person into picking up the call. Now,... Read more »
You might be camping, barbecuing, or sleeping on Monday. It’s Labor Day, after all. But in Paris, this cardiologist will be in a conference center, walking an audience through a slide deck packed with Phase 3 data for a new cholesterol-lowering... Read more »
AbbVie has officially waved the white flag on the cancer drug that triggered its $5.8 billion buyout of Stemcentrx a few years ago.
North Chicago, IL-based AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) said that rovalpituzumab tesirine, or Rova-T, failed another clinical trial—this time... Read more »
ThoughtSpot, a software company formed to make data analytics accessible for business staffers without data science expertise, announced today it raised $248 million in a Series E funding round that set its valuation at $1.95 billion.
Sunnyvale, CA-based ThoughtSpot, founded... Read more »
[Updated 8/26/19, 10:30am. See below.] Remember when the new wave of expensive cholesterol-lowering drugs—known as PCSK9 inhibitors—was supposed to give the healthcare system a financial heart attack?
Far from it. Four years after approval the two PCSK9 blockers... Read more »
Biotech news tends to slow down in August but the past seven days have been busy for regulatory decisions. Three drugs and two devices won FDA nods.
Not all companies were as fortunate. Several biotechs reported failed clinical trials or unfavorable... Read more »
Ford subsidiary Autonomic today announced a step forward in its drive to expand the online mobility hub it built to manage digital interactions among cars, drivers, fleets, service providers, and auto manufacturers—including Ford’s rivals.
Palo Alto, CA-based Autonomic signed up Ayro... Read more »