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Eli Lilly and Company. Our
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Aeglea BioTherapeutics Announces Leadership Change
July 20, 2017

Aeglea BioTherapeutics Announces Leadership Change

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New Evidence of Sutro ADC’s Potency in Human Tumor Xenografts
July 17, 2017

New Evidence of Sutro ADC’s Potency in Human Tumor Xenografts.

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Aeglea BioTherapeutics Appoints James Wooldridge, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer
July 10, 2017

Aeglea BioTherapeutics Appoints James Wooldridge, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer

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Symic Bio Appoints Matrix Biology Researcher and Professor Glenn Prestwich as Executive Vice President of Chemistry
July 5, 2017

Symic Bio Appoints Matrix Biology Researcher and Professor Glenn Prestwich as Executive Vice President of Chemistry

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Aileron Therapeutics Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
June 28, 2017

Aileron Therapeutics Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

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Innocrin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Granted SME Status Designation by the European Medicines Agency
June 20, 2017

Innocrin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Granted SME Status Designation by the European Medicines Agency

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Surface Oncology Expands Scientific Advisory Board with the Addition of Leading Clinical and Translational Cancer Immunotherapy Experts
June 19, 2017

Surface Oncology Expands Scientific Advisory Board with the Addition of Leading Clinical and Translational Cancer Immunotherapy Experts

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Coherus Biosciences receives complete response letter from FDA for its biologics license application for CHS-1701 (pegfilgrastim biosimilar candidate)
June 12, 2017

Coherus Biosciences receives complete response letter from FDA for its biologics license application for CHS-1701 (pegfilgrastim biosimilar candidate)

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Viamet’s VT-1598 Demonstrates Potent Activity Against Candida auris and Other Life-Threatening Fungal Species
June 5, 2017

Viamet’s VT-1598 Demonstrates Potent Activity Against Candida auris and Other Life-Threatening Fungal Species

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Viamet Presents Phase 2b Results Demonstrating Unprecedented Efficacy of Oral VT-1161 in the Treatment of Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidiasis
June 4, 2017

Viamet Presents Phase 2b Results Demonstrating Unprecedented Efficacy of Oral VT-1161 in the Treatment of Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

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Anti-tumor Activity Observed in Phase 1 Trial of Novel P53-Targeting Drug ALRN-6924
June 3, 2017

Anti-tumor Activity Observed in Phase 1 Trial of Novel P53-Targeting Drug ALRN-6924

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Protagonist Therapeutics Enters into Worldwide Agreement with Janssen to Co-Develop and Commercialize PTG-200 for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
May 30, 2017

Protagonist Therapeutics Enters into Worldwide Agreement with Janssen to Co-Develop and Commercialize PTG-200 for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Protagonist Therapeutics Initiates Phase 1 Study with Novel Hepcidin Mimetic, PTG-300
May 25, 2017

Protagonist Therapeutics Initiates Phase 1 Study with Novel Hepcidin Mimetic, PTG-300

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Aeglea BioTherapeutics Provides AEB1102 Program and Corporate Update
May 23, 2017

Aeglea BioTherapeutics Provides AEB1102 Program and Corporate Update

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Symic Bio Secures $30 Million Series B Financing and Provides SB-030 Program Update
May 22, 2017

Symic Bio Secures $30 Million Series B Financing and Provides SB-030 Program Update

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Symic Bio Announces Results from MODIFY-OA Trial of SB-061 for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
May 18, 2017

Symic Bio Announces Results from MODIFY-OA Trial of SB-061 for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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Coherus Biosciences prevails in ‘135 IPR decision
May 16, 2017

Coherus Biosciences prevails in ‘135 IPR decision

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Protagonist Therapeutics Announces PTG-200 Data Accepted for Oral Presentation at Digestive Diseases Week
April 20, 2017

Protagonist Therapeutics Announces PTG-200 Data Accepted for Oral Presentation at Digestive Diseases Week

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FORMA Therapeutics delivers two key objectives in collaboration with Celgene Corporation
April 10, 2017

FORMA Therapeutics delivers two key objectives in collaboration with Celgene Corporation to advance protein homeostasis medicines to benefit patients.

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Innocrin Appoints Fred Eschelman as CEO and is Granted Fast Track for Seviteronel
April 6, 2017

Innocrin Appoints Fred Eschelman as CEO and is Granted Fast Track for Seviteronel for Cancer Treatment

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Sutro ADC Targeting CD74 Eradicates B­Cell Hematologic Malignancy
April 3, 2017

Sutro ADC Targeting CD74 Eradicates B­Cell Hematologic Malignancy, Prolongs Survival in Tumor Models

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Aeglea Biotherapeutics to Present Preclinical Data for AEB1102
March 29, 2017

Aeglea Biotherapeutics to Present Preclinical Data for AEB1102 at 2017 AACR Annual Meeting

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Aeglea Biotherapeutics to Present Topline Data
March 23, 2017

Aeglea Biotherapeutics to Present Topline Data from Phase 1 Trial of AEB1102

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FORMA Therapeutics announces achievement of first clinical development milestone in partnership with Boehringer
March 17, 2017

FORMA Therapeutics announces achievement of first clinical development milestone in partnership with Boehringer

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Coherus Biosciences announces CHS-1420 pharmacokinetic clinical bioequivalence study meets primary endpoint
March 2, 2017

Coherus Biosciences announces CHS-1420 pharmacokinetic clinical bioequivalence study meets primary endpoint

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Symic Bio Announces Last Patient Enrolled in SHIELD Trial
February 24, 2017

Symic Bio Announces Last Patient Enrolled in SHIELD Trial of SB-030 for Interventions in Peripheral Artery Disease

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FORMA Therapeutics awarded grant from the Michael J. Fox foundation for Parkinson's research
February 21, 2017

FORMA Therapeutics awarded grant from the Michael J. Fox foundation for Parkinson’s research

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Protagonist Therapeutics Presents Data on Oral Peptide
February 17, 2017

Protagonist Therapeutics Presents Data on Oral Peptide

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Coherus prices public offering of common stock
February 8, 2017

Coherus prices public offering of common stock

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