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Lazard Capital sees huge potential in GW Pharmaceuticals' epilepsy program

  • Lazard Capital is excited about Sativex maker GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH).
  • Market chatter suggests Joshua Schimmer has raised his price target on the shares to $65 (from $22) for upside potential of 163%.
  • Apparently, the company's Otsuka-partnered (OTSKF.OB) epilepsy program is "one of the most compelling opportunities [Lazard] has ever seen."
  • Here's what the company has to say about that program: "By studying the impact of cannabinoid addition on the amplitude of the epileptiforms produced, researchers are able to recognize if compounds could perform as an anti-epileptic drug in vivo."
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  • Goggin
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    GWP's pipeline includes treatment for cancer pain, Phase I!! trials underway for possible FDA application in 2014, and many other medications in various lab and clinical trials. Some physiological, some psychological.
    7 Oct 2013, 09:44 AM Reply Like
  • Way Zoo
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    GW is a game changer in the pharma industry.
    7 Oct 2013, 11:15 AM Reply Like
  • Sparkt_99
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    I love GW!!! thanks Lazard!
    7 Oct 2013, 02:04 PM Reply Like
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