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Xconomy Newcomer Award Winner Amy Schulman on Boston Biotech Life

XCONOMY NEWCOMER AWARD WINNER AMY SCHULMAN ON BOSTON BIOTECH LIFE

Amy Schulman is relatively new not just to Boston, but also to biotech. Before she moved to Boston in 2014 to join Polaris Partners,...

Botox maker Allergan raises the lower end of its earnings forecast

BOTOX MAKER ALLERGAN RAISES THE LOWER END OF ITS EARNINGS FORECAST

Reuters/ Jim Young Allergan missed on revenue, but beat on earnings. The company raised the lower end of its adjusted earnings guidance....

 
 
 
 
 
 
Botox Cosmetic Approved for Forehead Lines

BOTOX COSMETIC APPROVED FOR FOREHEAD LINES

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Allergan's Botox Cosmetic approval for its third indication, the temporary improvement...

The maker of Botox has turned to the oldest trick in the book to save its cratering stock

THE MAKER OF BOTOX HAS TURNED TO THE OLDEST TRICK IN THE BOOK TO SAVE ITS CRATERING STOCK

To combat recent stock weakness, Botox-maker Allergan is resorting to the oldest trick in the book: share buybacks . On Monday, it...

 
 
 
Seeking to Cash in For Investors Again, Rhythm Pharma Files For IPO

SEEKING TO CASH IN FOR INVESTORS AGAIN, RHYTHM PHARMA FILES FOR IPO

Most biotechs pursue either a sale or an IPO to reward their investors. Rhythm Pharmaceuticals is now trying to accomplish both. A...

 
 
 
Advances in Breast Implant Technology

ADVANCES IN BREAST IMPLANT TECHNOLOGY

Breast Implant technology has improved immensely over the past few years. Recently, Allergan's Natrelle® implants have been FDA approved...

 
 
 
Eli Lilly Migraine Drug Hits Study Goals, Paves Way for FDA Filing

ELI LILLY MIGRAINE DRUG HITS STUDY GOALS, PAVES WAY FOR FDA FILING

An Eli Lilly drug developed to stop migraine headaches before they can start hits its main goals in a late-stage clinical trial, the...

Pieris Adds Another Partner, Gets $45M in AstraZeneca Lung Drug Deal

PIERIS ADDS ANOTHER PARTNER, GETS $45M IN ASTRAZENECA LUNG DRUG DEAL

A protein drug developer with roots in Germany continues to grow in Boston, MA, with the help of another partnership. Pieris Pharmaceuticals...

 
 
 
There May Be a New Use for Botox, and We Can Bet You've Never Heard This One Before

THERE MAY BE A NEW USE FOR BOTOX, AND WE CAN BET YOU'VE NEVER HEARD THIS ONE BEFORE

New day, new use for Botox Cosmetic . And this time, a lesser-known oral condition is getting in on the game. You May Also Like: Allergan...

Allergan in Final Push to Have Botox Approved to Treat Depression

ALLERGAN IN FINAL PUSH TO HAVE BOTOX APPROVED TO TREAT DEPRESSION

We already know that Botox Cosmetic can treat more than just lines and wrinkles-the Food and Drug Administration has approved the neurotoxin for...

 
 
 
The Makers of Botox May Have Just Solved Your Acne Problems

THE MAKERS OF BOTOX MAY HAVE JUST SOLVED YOUR ACNE PROBLEMS

Good news coming from the late-stage trials of an acne medication from drug giant Allergan and Paratek Pharmaceuticals. The companies...

The FDA Just Approved a New Filler That's the First of Its Kind

THE FDA JUST APPROVED A NEW FILLER THAT'S THE FIRST OF ITS KIND

Allergan , the pharmaceutical company behind Juvéderm, just announced some pretty exciting news: One of its new fillers has been granted...

 
 
 
Allergan acquires body sculptor Zeltiq for a cool $2.5B

ALLERGAN ACQUIRES BODY SCULPTOR ZELTIQ FOR A COOL $2.5B

Allergan has acquired Zeltiq Aesthetics, owner of the FDA-approved CoolSculpting System for non-surgical fat removal. The technology...

 
 
 
Allergan is buying a fat-freezing company for $2.5 billion

ALLERGAN IS BUYING A FAT-FREEZING COMPANY FOR $2.5 BILLION

The hyper-acquisitive multinational pharmaceutical Allergan is buying the fat reduction biopharmaceutical Zeltique Aesthetics. Allergan,...

Biotech leaders rally against Trump's immigration order

BIOTECH LEADERS RALLY AGAINST TRUMP'S IMMIGRATION ORDER

The biotech industry has finally found its collective voice, signing an open letter condemning President Trump's ban on immigration...