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Sophiris Bio

Euro Pacific upgrades Sophiris Bio to buy

Euro Pacific Canada has upgraded Sophiris Bio (NASDAQ:SPHS) to “buy” from “hold” and raised its price target to $6 from $1 after the company reported positive one-year efficacy data from a Phase 3 study of PRX-302 in...

Strongbridge Biopharma

Stifel starts Strongbridge Biopharma at buy

Stifel has initiated coverage of Strongbridge Biopharma plc (NASDAQ:SBBP), formerly Cortendo plc, with a “buy” rating and a $21 target price. The stock closed at $7.49 on Monday. Strongbridge is an endocrinology-focused...

Cogentix Medical

Roth upgrades Cogentix Medical to buy

Roth Capital Partners has upgraded Cogentix Medical (NASDAQ:CGNT) to “buy” from “neutral” and raised its target price to $3 from $1.85. The stock closed at $1.52 on Wednesday. “Given our confidence for Cogentix to...

TearLab

TearLab Q3 revenue climbs 27%

Third quarter revenue for TearLab (NASDAQ:TEAR; TSX:TLB) rose 27% to $6.6-million from $5.2-million a year ago. A net total of 228 TearLab systems were added in the third quarter. “We delivered a strong growth quarter...

Avivagen

Avivagen, COFCO to conduct OxC-beta trial on pigs

Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) and COFCO Nutrition and Health Research Institute (NHRI), an affiliate of the Chinese government’s COFCO Group, have agreed to conduct a trial of OxC-beta Livestock as a feed additive for swine. The...

Aclaris Therapeutics

William Blair starts Aclaris Therapeutics at outperform

William Blair has launched coverage of Aclaris Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACRS) with an “outperform” rating and $30 price target. The stock closed at $14.38 on Friday. Aclaris’ lead program, A-101, is a topical solution being...

Avivagen

Avivagen in credit facility with Bloom Burton

Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has signed an agreement with the Bloom Burton Healthcare Lending Trust for a secured drawdown credit facility of up to $1.8-million. The facility will advance Avivagen’s plans for commercializing...

Transition Therapeutics

Transition Therapeutics sets Phase 2 SARM trial

Transition Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TTHI; TSX:TTH) has entered an agreement for an investigator-led clinical study of drug candidate, TT701, with Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Transition will support the Phase 2 study...

CASI Pharmaceuticals

HCW assumes coverage of CASI Pharma at buy

H.C. Wainwright analyst Swayampakula Ramakanth has assumed coverage of CASI Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CASI) with a “buy” rating and $3 price target. The stock closed at $1.21 on Wednesday. CASI is a clinical-stage company...

novadaq

Novadaq Q3 revenue climbs 40%

Novadaq Technologies (NASDAQ:NVDQ; TSX:NDQ) reported revenue of $17-million for the third quarter this year, an increase of 40% from $12.1-million a year ago. Product sales increased by $5.2-million, or 47%, primarily...

Avivagen

Avivagen sets OxC-beta swine trial in Vietnam

Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has agreed with the National Institute of Animal Sciences for Vietnam (NIAS) to conduct a further trial of OxC-beta livestock as a feed additive for swine. Earlier this year, Avivagen and NIAS...