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Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Message Board

  • no2sound no2sound Feb 28, 2009 10:29 AM Flag

    Zack - Isis Pharma Maintains a Buy

    http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/17790/Isis+Pharma+Maintains+a+Buy


    Isis Pharma Maintains a Buy

    Posted Fri Feb 27, 10:37 am ET
    Posted By: Jason Napodano, CFA

    We are reiterating or rating on Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS) of a Buy and maintaining our price target of $22.

    We believe that antisense technology represents an exciting and potentially revolutionary platform for developing therapeutic candidates to treat a wide margin of diseases. In our view, antisense as a platform is today where biologics were 10 years ago.

    The company's leading candidates are mipomersen (w/ Genzyme, GENZ) for high cholesterol and ISIS-113715 for diabetes, along with several other proprietary and partnered programs for oncology, inflammatory disease, asthma, and viral infections. Our financial model forecasts sustained profitability in 2011.

 
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