I noticed VRTX is up about $8.75 (7%) in the after-hours market due to the FDA panel recommended approval of its cystic fibrosis drug. VRTX is the third largest holding in each of these Tekla CEF, as last reported.
WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) - A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Tuesday recommended approval of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's combination cystic fibrosis therapy, finding it to be safe and effective for patients ages 12 and up.
May 8 (Reuters) - FDA staff reviewers questioned whether Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's experimental cystic fibrosis drug added any benefit over its already approved therapy, Kalydeco, in patients with the most common genetic mutation underlying the disease.
May 4 (Reuters) - Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc's experimental drug for cystic fibrosis, a rare lung-scarring disease, could be a real money spinner and pose a challenge to rival Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's successful treatment, Kalydeco.
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entails. In future articles, we'll explore other pharma and biotech option opportunities, such as how to use the option market to take advantage of blockbuster drug potential at Vertex Pharmaceuticals VRTX and Keryx Biopharmaceuticals KERX.
surprised that my second largest stock holding is UNP(2.87%) by my FSRFX fund. ACT(2.7%), UPS(2.27%) and VRTX (1.85%) round out the top five. I have a number of my own spreadsheets with charts, but this is one thing that would be
Stefan Quenneville: We think [TICKER: VRTX ] Vertex Pharmaceuticals ( VRTX ) has a positive moat trend because its recent clinical success in cystic fibrosis positions it as a dominant
which may face some tough competition if Albuferon receives Food and Drug Administration approval. We still think Vertex's VRTX Phase II telaprevir holds the most promise among hepatitis C drugs in development. Human Genome Sciences and partner Novartis
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