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When Novartis made clear its intention to acquire Chiron in 2005, a potentially important therapy for lung transplant patients was squeezed out by a numbers game. The drug candidate was an inhaled version of the immunosuppressant cyclosporine, and in a trial it had dramatically improved survival in lung transplant patients. Now, APT Pharmaceuticals takes over where Novartis left off, and it's preparing for a Phase III trial of the lung transplant drug.
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A Brighter Outlook for New Cystic Fibrosis Drugs

The pipeline of new medicines to combat cystic fibrosis has risen dramatically thanks to funding support from philanthropic organizations such as the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and venture capitalists. As more compounds demonstrate proof-of-concept, look for Big Pharma to move into the area too, lured by the possibility of label expansion beyond CF into more widespread diseases such as asthma and COPD.
BioPharmaceutical Business Strategies

Start-Up Previews (05/2008)

A preview of the emerging health care companies profiled in the current issue of Start-Up. This month's profile group, "A Brighter Outlook for Cystic Fibrosis Drugs," features profiles of APT Pharmaceuticals, Aridis, and BioMarck Pharmaceuticals. Plus these Start-Ups Across Health Care: Cannasat, Nanobiotix, Reveal Sciences, and Vertebration.

Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology Deal Statistics Quarterly, Q2 2007

In this issue, we present another installment of our quarterly review of pharmaceutical/biotechnology dealmaking-for April-June 2007. Our data come from Windhover's Strategic Transactions Database. Look for our quarterly review on the medical device, in vitro diagnostics, and research industries in upcoming issues.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Immune Disorders
  • Respiratory, Pulmonary
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • APT Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Stephen Dilly, MD, PhD, Pres. & CEO
    Joe Melvin, Head, Fin., Planning & Analysis
    Amy Burroughs Nader, Chief Commercial Officer & Head, Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • APT Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Phone: (650) 931-1666
    700 Airport Blvd.
    Ste. 350
    Burlingame, CA 94010