SA Editor Douglas W. House
Healthcare, Biotech, special situations, contrarian, event-driven

Can Trovagene Be The Belle Of The Ball?

A little more than a year ago, I wrote my first article on Trovagene (NASDAQ:TROV). I penned it in response to an SA article I read that touted its "billion-dollar" potential. This was an outlandish claim considering TROV's $51M market cap, a thimble's worth of revenue and four employees. Could the market be this inefficient? After perusing the company's amateurish website and reading about the Xenomics flame out, I concluded that the bullish author was either a paid promoter, a long trying desperately to create support for his losing position or a connoisseur of psilocybin mushrooms. There was no evidence that the company would be able to monetize its patents on nucleic acid testing in urine. In my...

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