UroGen Pharma Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for MitoGel

UroGen Pharma Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for MitoGel

UroGen Pharma (URGN) said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted fast track designation for the company’s lead product candidate MitoGel to treat low-grade upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). “Fast Track designation will help potentially expedite the future regulatory review of MitoGel so we can execute on our goal of bringing this innovative product candidate to market as rapidly as possible,” said Arie Belldegrun, chairman of UroGen. The […]

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Buffalo Wild Wings CEO To Retire, Marcato Nominees Elected To Board

Buffalo Wild Wings CEO To Retire, Marcato Nominees Elected To Board

Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) rose almost 5.5% after the owner, operator and franchisor of restaurants, said CEO Sally J. Smith will be retiring before the end of the year. Activist investor Marcato Capital management also said three of its nominees were elected to the board at the company’s annual meeting. Smith will continue to serve as president and CEO until the end of the year or until a successor has […]

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Concert Pharmaceuticals CFO Ryan Daws to Leave in June

Concert Pharmaceuticals CFO Ryan Daws to Leave in June

Concert Pharmaceuticals said early Tuesday CFO Ryan Daws will be leaving the company in early June. Daws, who has served as CFO since January 2014, will continue to work with the company as a consultant, including through the closing of a pending asset-purchase agreement with Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX). The search for a new CFO has begun. Daws will be joining Baird as a managing director in the firm’s life sciences […]

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Rogers Communication Shares Hit 4-Year High

Rogers Communication Shares Hit 4-Year High

Rogers Communication shares briefly touched their highest level since May 2013 on Thursday after the company said that Joe Natale will finally join the company on April 19. Rogers announced Natale’s appointment in October of last year and said Thursday that his joining the company now was possible after he reached a confidential agreement with Telus Corporation (TU). Natale was formerly CEO of Telus and was under a non-compete agreement […]

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Bond Prices Extend Gains

Bond Prices Extend Gains

U.S. Treasury prices continued to rise as ongoing geopolitical issues drew safe-haven buying with the latest reports of smoke rising from near the Moscow airport. Treasury supply is being eyed with caution, with the past six sales having seen mixed results, although the March auction went very well. The subpar three-year sale Monday and lack of concession in today’s trade has some leaning pessimistic, although foreign buyers are expected to […]

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