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"The Abstral acquisition has transformed GALE from a development biotech company into a commercial organization." (4/4/13) Galena Biopharma Inc. - The Life Sciences Report Interview with Grant Zeng More >
"I believe the monoclonal antibody technology that SYN is working on for pertussis is especially interesting." (3/28/13) Synthetic Biologics Inc. - The Life Sciences Report Interview with Keith Markey More >
"If phase 2b ASSURE trial results show a significant decrease in atherosclerotic plaque volume, it will be a huge win for RVX." (3/7/13) Resverlogix Corp. - The Life Sciences Report Interview with George Zavoico More >
Prior to joining Sagient Research, John Tucker was the director of medical chemistry for ChemBridge Corp. and before that served as principal scientist for Elan Corp. His research career spans 16 years performing drug discovery research in metabolic diseases, cancer, HIV, antibacterials and Alzheimer's disease. Tucker received his doctorate in organic chemistry from UCLA, working in the research group of Nobel Laureate Donald Cram. Tucker also earned his master's degree in business administration from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.
Lessons from the Liver Meeting: Sagient's John Tucker Names Companies that Could Reignite the Hepatitis C Industry (11/29/12) The hepatitis C (HCV) market was white hot in 2011 and through the beginning of 2012, but investors have gotten the message that new HCV drugs are not going to rival cancer and cardiovascular drugs for profits. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, analyst John Tucker of Sagient Research discusses a handful of stocks that could benefit from new, patient-friendly HCV therapies with enough revenue to propel shares upward.
"BTI's Transcend platform is a huge financial incentive to the owner of the therapy because it could greatly extend the drug's exclusivity." (5/16/13) biOasis Technologies Inc. - The Life Sciences Report Interview with William Gregozeski More >
"MSLP was growing very fast, and it had significant events that made it possible for us to raise $12M for it." (4/25/13) MusclePharm Corp. - The Life Sciences Report Interview with Richard Huebner More >
"What's particularly exciting about VNRX is that it believes its technology is able to identify targeted cancers in stage 1 and stage 2." (4/25/13) VolitionRx Ltd. - The Life Sciences Report Interview with Dick Huebner More >