NewLink Genetics Corporation

  • Why Did These Three Cancer Treatment Stocks Rally?

    By Leo Sun - August 16, 2013 | Tickers: IMGN, INSY, NLNK

    Three smaller cancer treatment biotechs -- NewLink Genetics (NASDAQ: NLNK), ImmunoGen (NASDAQ: IMGN) and Insys Therapeutics (NASDAQ: INSY) -- recently rallied, thanks to fresh investor interest in their technologies. These three companies are all working on innovative ways to revolutionize cancer treatments, and could experience considerable upside growth if their pipeline treatments are approved.

    Could immunotherapy replace chemotherapy?

    NewLink Genetics focuses on two main platforms -- HyperAcute immunotherapy and IDO pathway inhibitors.

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  • Three Therapeutic Approaches That Are Worthy of Your Due Diligence

    By Sherrie Stone - June 17, 2013 | Tickers: ENTA, NLNK, VSTM

    As a recently retired R&D specialist for both developmental biotech and Big Pharma, I have seen a lot of bright developmental companies over the last 20 years. I always found those with a new therapeutic approach as being the most attractive, many of which flew under-the-radar. In this article, I am looking at three such companies that are worthy of your due diligence.

    An up-and-coming approach that targets Cancer more »

  • Two Diversified Biotechs to Watch After Impressive ASCO Data

    By Brian Nichols - June 3, 2013 | Tickers: NLNK, ONXX

    Big Pharma gets the headlines at ASCO, but smaller up-and-coming biotechnology companies also produce breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer. Let’s see which two biotechs made their presence known at this year’s ASCO.

    Expanding a Growing Well-Diversified Cancer Fighting Drug

    Onyx Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ONXX) is a $7 billion biotechnology company that has seen gains of 115% over the last year. The company has three approved drugs – all in more »

  • Can Following The Insiders Into These Stocks Lead To Big Rewards?

    By Brian Gorban - February 11, 2013 | Tickers: AMGN, EMC, NLNK, VMW

    One strategy that has proven to be effective over time in determining whether a stock is moving higher is insider accumulation, due to one simple reason. Insiders sell shares for a variety of reason, but they buy them, just like us, because they believe the stock will move higher. Furthermore, they have an enviable vantage point of their company's day-to-day operations, and they may also have a large investment more »

  • The Biotech Lottery Ticket

    By Ryan Guenette - August 28, 2012 | Tickers: CELG, CLSN, NLNK, ONXX

    Purchasing small biotech companies can be compared to purchasing a lottery ticket. If their blockbuster drug gets approved by the FDA, then the stock doubles in a day. If the drug does not get approved, the company putters along, reevaluating their position. That is why I strongly believe that long-term investors should not focus on small biotechnology companies, yet every once and a while, investors can buy a lottery ticket more »

  • Exclusive: Five Biotechs Picks from a Top Biotechnology Analyst

    By Streetwise Reports - August 3, 2012 | Tickers: CELG, CLDX, IMGN, NLNK, ONTY

    Five biotechs to consider

    By George S. Mack, The Life Sciences Report

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    Immunity is cancer's enemy

    The complexity of the mammalian immune system is daunting for molecular biologists and drug developers, but incremental progress has brought biotech and biopharma to the point where small molecules and biologics are being developed with more »