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Deals Of The Week: BioCryst/Presidio, Merck/AiCuris, Kite/National Cancer Institute

Executive Summary

The termination of a Phase III trial for Abbott/Reata’s projected blockbuster bardoxolone is just one of several recent major blow-ups of a significant pharma/biotech collaboration. One analyst thinks narrow, short-term thinking by business development execs links all of the clinical letdowns.

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