Aug 30, 2016
While MMJ PhytoTech (ASX:MMJ) has operations all around the globe, for its growing operations it has bunkered down in Canada and already established a solid base there. There are several reasons for this: Canada has a more advanced growing industry than anywhere in the world; its TSX listed medical marijuana stocks are gaining traction on the market and regulations are well and truly opening up.
Aug 24, 2016
There are currently an estimated 50 million suffers of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) globally, the highest rate in history. The consequent costs on healthcare providers are enormous and growing.
Aug 16, 2016
Dimerix (ASX:DXB) has just completed its “pre-IND” consultation with US regulatory body the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with some encouraging outcomes reported. The big news for DXB is that its intended Phase 3 DMX-200 trial will be positioned as an adjunct therapy and not a fixed dose combination therapy.
Aug 9, 2016
The weird and wonderful world of Biotechnology has a lot going for it — an industry working at the sharp-end of breakthrough medical research, Biotech is also one of the more enticing investment landscapes of modern times. In how many other industries are companies literally striving to save lives?
Jul 22, 2016
Having gained regulatory approval to sell its MGC Derma Anti-Aging line of Cannabidiol-based cosmetic products in the US, MGC Pharmaceuticals (ASX:MXC) recently received its first revenues under its exclusive Californian distribution deal. The first year of the deal is expected to net MXC approximately AU$1.76M – a substantial number for this $51.5M capped company that has only really been on the ASX boards for a short amount of time.
Jul 20, 2016
After generating strong sales figures across Japan and Australia for its hair loss product evolis®, Cellmid (ASX:CDY) has now taken its first step in cracking the major US market. The global hair loss market is estimated to be around US$7BN annually, with topical treatments accounting for $2.3 billion of that market.
Jul 19, 2016
One of the latest stocks to list on the ASX happens to have a very small market cap, but a very advanced oncology drug with early sales potential. This $15M capped stock just raised $4M as part of its entry to the ASX, and its inherent value is in a niche cancer drug named Bisantrene that was ‘lost’ in the 1990s – buried under the weight of so-called billion-dollar blockbuster drugs that better suit Big Pharma’s margins.
Jul 5, 2016
There are just 32 companies in Canada that have a license to grow medical cannabis – and MMJ PhytoTech, Ltd (ASX:MMJ) has just officially joined their ranks – the first ASX listed company to do so. A licence to grow medicinal cannabis is not easy to get your hands on in Canada – over 1200 companies have tried, and over 1000 have failed or given up – indicating the stringent nature of the country’s health regulators.
Jun 14, 2016
With a total global market of $90 billion, successful hair loss products can generate hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue. However the current market leaders may soon be under pressure from one particular ASX listed life sciences company.
Jun 8, 2016
Prominent US financial institution JP Morgan recently released a rather bullish report on Alzheimer’s disease – a sector they think represents one of the most attractive up and coming categories in biotech.