About

John McCamant joined the Medical Technology Stock Letter as associate editor in 1987 and was named editor of this leading investment newsletter in August 2000. He has spent 25 years on the front lines of biotechnology investing. As an equities analyst for the American Healthcare Fund, Mr. McCamant uncovered investment opportunities and guided investment strategy. At Burrill & Company, a San Francisco-based private merchant bank, he was a lead in raising $75 million for a venture capital fund. Mr. McCamant has established an extensive network that includes contacts throughout the investment banking and venture capital communities. His expertise in biotechnology investments is a subject of media interest, and he is frequently consulted and quoted by The Washington Post, Business Week, Reuters, Bloomberg, and CBS Marketwatch.

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Ionis: Success in Antisense Technology
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Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS) has a broad pipeline that continues to advance; it ANGPTL3-L has significant potential as…

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Sangamo: Making Gains in Gene Therapy
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In a very competitive bidding process Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO)  has inked a significant global partnership wit…

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Pacira Targets Opiod Addiction
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It's "steady of she goes" at Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX); overall the firm reported a steady quarter of pr…

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Incyte: Bad News Buy?
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Incyte (INCY) and their partner Eli Lilly (LLY) have received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the FDA delaying the…

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Esperion: "Hitting on all Cylinders"
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Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) and their experienced cardiovascular development team are hitting on all cylinders, obser…

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Nektar: Breakthough in Pain Control
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Based upon positive results, Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) expects to begin a licensing deal with a established leader in…

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Esperion: "The New Kid in Town"
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Cardiovascular disease remains the world’s number one killer and one of the largest pharmaceutical markets, expla…

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Incyte: Best in Class?
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Incyte (INCY) and their partner Lilly announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for O…

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