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Joseph Haas

Joseph Haas is a senior writer for Informa’s pharmaceutical news publications, with more than eight years covering the biopharmaceutical industry. He previously worked in public affairs for a real estate trade association and wrote about housing and real estate before moving into healthcare. Most recently, he was managing editor of a newsletter publisher, leading its coverage of the implementation of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit. Joe’s areas of expertise include business development, mergers and acquisitions, infectious diseases and liver diseases, including hepatitis C, hepatitis B and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). He edits the popular Deal Watch column and enjoys profiling start-up companies. 
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Tech Transfer Roundup: Arrakis Gets Penn IP Toward Small Molecule RNA Therapies

Canaan Partners-backed biotech will investigate the therapeutic potential of three-way junctions in folded RNA. UC Berkeley and Duke sign separate license agreements related to CRISPR gene-editing technology.

Deals Platform Technologies

Sanofi Sees Cemiplimab As Path To Relevance In Immuno-Oncology

The anti-PD-1 candidate is being developed in three cancer indications unserved by checkpoint inhibitors. Along with anti-CD38 isatuximab for multiple myeloma, this represents Sanofi's late push into IO.

Research and Development Strategies ImmunoOncology

Deal Watch: Vertex Selects First Candidate Under CRISPR Gene-Editing Collaboration

Vertex hopes to develop CTX001 as a treatment for sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia. Allergan adds stalled uterine fibroid candidate in buyout of troubled Repros, Juno licenses multiple myeloma candidate from Lilly.

Deals M & A

Gilead Acquisition Of Cell Design: The Next Logical Step

Already partnered with Kite to apply two technology platforms to CAR-T candidates, Cell Design adds to Gilead's immuno-oncology expertise. Analysts expect more add-ons for Gilead's increasing IO focus.

ImmunoOncology Deals

Deal Watch: Gilead Ups Its Investment In CAR-T With Cell Design Buy

Astellas builds on a 2013 collaboration by acquiring Mitobridge. Ardelyx is partnering with Kyowa Hakko Kirin to bring tenapanor to market in Japan. Meanwhile, Depomed, Xoma and Bristol all offload programs before the end of the year.

Deals M & A

Madrigal's Early Phase IIb NASH Data Show Clinically Meaningful Fat Reduction

Analysts and investors also voice excitement about the THR-beta agonist's lipid-lowering effects to date. For Madrigal, the key will be replicating its 12-week data at 36 weeks, when the trial ends.

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