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Celsion Corporation (CLSN)

  • Fri, Feb. 20, 9:29 AM
    • Thinly-traded nano cap Celsion (NASDAQ:CLSN) is up 12% premarket on increased volume in response to its update on its advancement of GEN-1, its DNA-based immunotherapy, for the front-line treatment of advanced platinum-resistant and recurring ovarian cancer.
    • The FDA has cleared the Phase 1 dose escalation trial of GEN-1 in combination with the standard of care in neo-adjuvant ovarian cancer. The trial should commence at five to six U.S. medical centers by mid-year.
    • The company presents clinical and preclinical data showing the safety, biological activity and clinical benefits of GEN-1 today at the Molecular Medicine TRI-Conference in San Francisco. In an earlier Phase 1 study, GEN-1 demonstrated a disease control rate (DCR) of 31% and median overall survival (OS) of 18 months. In a Phase 2 study, it demonstrated a DCR of 45% and median OS of 10 months. DCR is the proportion of patients who show a response to treatment.
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  • Nov. 12, 2014, 12:18 PM
    • Celsion Corp. (CLSN +2%) Q3 results: Revenues: $0.13M (unch); R&D Expense: $4.6M (+100.0%); G&A: $2M (+42.9%); Operating Loss: ($6.7M) (-91.4%); Net Loss: ($6.9M) (-68.3%); Loss Per Share: ($0.35) (-16.7%); Quick Assets: $43.8M (+1.6%).
    • No guidance given.
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  • Nov. 11, 2014, 12:58 PM
    • Celsion (NASDAQ:CLSN): Q3 EPS of -$0.35 misses by $0.03.
    • Revenue of $0.13M in-line (flat Y/Y).
    • Press Release
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  • Nov. 4, 2014, 11:50 AM
    • Celsion (CLSN -3%) will report Q3 results on November 11 after the close. The conference call will begin at 4:30 pm ET.
    • Consensus view is a loss of ($0.32) per share on revenues of $150K.
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  • Aug. 7, 2014, 10:48 AM
    • Celsion Corp. (CLSN +3.1%) Q2 results: Revenue: $125K (unch); Operating Expenses: $6.5M (+64.6%); Operating Loss: ($6.4M) (-66.7%); Net Loss: ($6.7M) (-999%); Loss Per Share: ($0.38) (-999%); Quick Assets: $50.1M (+16.2%).
    • No guidance given.
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  • Aug. 7, 2014, 8:14 AM
    • Celsion (NASDAQ:CLSN): Q2 EPS of -$0.38 may not be comparable to consensus of -$0.32.
    • Revenue of $0.13M (flat Y/Y) in-line.
    • Press Release
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  • Jul. 28, 2014, 9:12 AM
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  • Jul. 24, 2014, 9:18 AM
  • Jul. 24, 2014, 8:56 AM
    • Stoked by investors' ravenous response to Puma Biotechnology's success with neratinib, shares of Celsion (NASDAQ:CLSN) are up 15% premarket on good volume in response to its announcement of positive interim data from its Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating Thermodox in recurrent chest wall breast cancer. Of the 13 patients enrolled to date, 10 were eligible for evaluating efficacy. Six of the 10 patients experienced a stabilization of their highly refractory disease with a local response rate of 50% observed in all 10 patients. Three subjects had complete responses, two had partial responses and one had stable disease.
    • CLSN shares are down ~93% from their January 2013 highs.
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  • Jun. 10, 2014, 9:13 AM
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  • Jun. 10, 2014, 8:19 AM
    • Celsion (CLSN) acquires privately-held biopharmaceutical firm EGEN for $14M in cash and stock. EGEN focuses on the development of nucleic acid-based therapeutics for cancer and other difficult-to-treat diseases.
    • Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, Celsion will make an upfront payment of $10.6M in CLSN common stock and $3.4M in cash. $2.1M in stock will be held back for 24 months for expense adjustments and indemnification claims.
    • Celsion will owe an additional $30.4M to EGEN based on the successful completion of certain development and licensing milestones.
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  • May. 21, 2014, 8:47 AM
    • Celsion (CLSN) receives regulatory clearance to start a Phase III study of its ThermoDox treatment for primary liver cancer in Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Canada.
    • The company has also applied for approval to conduct trials in the Philippines, Thailand, China and Europe
    • Celsion has already received FDA clearance for the study, whose primary endpoint is overall survival.
    • The company expects to enroll 550 patients globally at up to 100 sites. (PR)
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  • May. 8, 2014, 9:57 AM
    • Celsion (CLSN): Q1 EPS of -$0.33 misses by $0.09.
    • Revenue of $0.13M (flat% Y/Y) in line.
    • Press Release
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  • Feb. 24, 2014, 9:54 AM
    • The FDA has cleared Celesion's (CLSN +6.35%) Optima Phase III trial of its ThermoDox therapy for treating hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer.
    • In a previous late-stage study, called Heat, ThermoDox failed in its primary goal of progression-free survival. However, ThermoDox did improve overall survival rates by 55% in a substantial number of HCC patients.
    • Celsion expects to launch the new study in the first half of 2014; the primary endpoint is overall survival. (PR)
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  • Feb. 24, 2014, 9:11 AM
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Company Description
Celsion Corp is an oncology drug development company focused on the development of treatments for those suffering with difficult to treat forms of cancer.
Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Biotechnology
Country: United States