Clearside Biomedical (NSDQ:CLSD) said today that it licensed its microinjector technology to Aura Biosciences for use with Aura drug candidates in treating ocular cancers. Alpharetta, Ga.-based Clearside’s Suprachoroidal Space Microinjector is designed to deliver therapeutics into the suprachoroidal space between the sclera and choroid of the eye. Aura, based in Cambridge, Mass., is developing viral nanoparticle […]
Aura Biosciences has closed a $30 million Series C round with funding from new investors like Arix Bioscience and Lundbeckfonden Ventures, as well as existing investors, including the estate of former-Genzyme CEO Henri Termeer, who died earlier this year. The privately-held biotech is developing a light-activated nanoparticle therapy for patients with ocular melanoma. Aura said it […]
Aura Biosciences said today that it enrolled and dosed the 1st patient in the Phase Ib trial of its light-activated AU-011 viral nanoparticle conjugate therapy for the treatment of ocular melanoma. The company also said that the FDA granted fast track designation to its targeted treatment, which will give priority review for the company’s New Drug […]
Aura Biosciences said today that the FDA approved its Investigational New Drug Application for the company’s light-activated viral nanoparticle conjugates for the treatment of ocular melanoma. The federal watchdog’s approval allows Cambridge, Mass.-based Aura to move forward with initial clinical tests of AU-011. The Phase Ib open-label clinical trial, which is currently enrolling, is designed to […]
MASSDEVICE WALL STREET ROUNDUP | One of Wall Street’s most notorious names raised its view of Covidien plc (NYSE:COV) today, setting a price target that’s 15 percent above yesterday’s closing price.
Although Goldman Sachs analysts stood pat on their “Buy” rating of the stock, which ended Monday at $52, they raised their price target to $60 and boosted the stock’s earnings estimate, ahead of the company’s plan to buy back up to 5 million shares of its own stock.
COV shares closed up 0.2 percent today at $52.08.