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Oramed initiates Phase 3 oral insulin trials

Oramed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ, TASE:ORMP) began screening patients for its two Phase 3 trials evaluating ORMD-0801 for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. The trials will enroll a total of 1,125 Type 2 diabetes patients...

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Analysts start SQZ Biotechnologies at buy

Analysts with Stifel and BTIG launched coverage of SQZ Biotechnologies (NYSE:SQZ) with “buy” ratings and price targets of $38 and $40, respectively. The stock closed at $27.62 on Nov. 23. “We believe SQZ’s Cell Squeeze...

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HCW starts Curis at buy; PT $5

H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage of Curis (NASDAQ:CRIS) with a “buy” rating and price target of $5. The stock closed at $1.35 on Nov. 23. Curis is developing two novel therapeutics for three potential indications that...

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FDA clears Orchard Therapeutics IND for OTL-200

The FDA cleared Orchard Therapeutics’ (NASDAQ:ORTX) IND for OTL-200, a stem cell-based gene therapy for the treatment of metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD). MLD is caused by a mutation in the arylsulfatase-A gene, which...

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FDA approves Eiger’s Zokinvy for progeria

The FDA approved Eiger BioPharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ:EIGR) Zokinvy for the treatment of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome and progeroid laminopathies. Progeria is an extremely rare and fatal disease caused by a...

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Analysts start Biodesix at buy and OP

200 Analysts for Canaccord Genuity, BTIG and William Blair launched coverage of Biodesix (NASDAQ:BDSX) with “buy” and “outperform” ratings. Shares of Biodesix closed at $17.09 on Nov. 20. Canaccord analyst Max Masucci...

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