Top Healthcare stocks:
Healthcare shares were generally flat in pre-market trade on
In healthcare stocks news, ImmunoCellular Therapeutics (
) shares were up 12% after it posted positive data on a study on a
dendritic cell-based immunotherapeutic vaccine.
And, Cytokinetics (
) shares fell 15% in Monday's pre-market session, after the
biopharmaceutical company released data showing in a Phase IIb
trial of Tirasemtiv in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,
the drug--which is the lead candidate from its
skeletal-muscle-contractility program--failed to meet the primary
CYTK was, nearing the low end of its 52-week range of $3.96 to
Finally, Puma Biotechnology (
) has announced the presentation of positive results from an
ongoing Phase II clinical trial of Puma's investigational drug
PB272 for the treatment of HER2 positive metastatic breast cancer
that has metastasized to the brain. The data was presented in a
poster at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2014 Annual
Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.
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