GSR Ventures, a venture firm focused on early stage digital health companies, forecasts a much brighter investment picture for 2023 following a hard reset in 2022, said GSR Partner Sunny Kumar in an interview with BioWorld at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
Upcoming catalysts from Annexon Biosciences Inc. put some joy into shares as the firm talked up its prospects during the recent J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, where attendees heard Jan. 8 about the news ahead with C1q protein complex inhibitor ANX-005 in Huntington’s disease (HD) as well as progress in Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), and more. The stock (NASDAQ:ANNX) enjoyed a 43% stock boost in the days after JPM, rising from $4.79 on Jan 8 to $6.84 on Jan. 13.
An already-intrigued Wall Street appreciated Relay Therapeutics Inc.’s Jan. 10 update during the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference (JPM), where the company detailed progress across its development efforts, including those with RLY-4008, an oral small-molecule inhibitor of fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2), in the works for patients with FGFR2-altered cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) and other cancers. Shares of the Cambridge, Mass.-based firm (NASDAQ:RLAY) ran up by about 38%, or $6, in the five days ahead of Jan. 13. The stock closed Jan. 17 at $20.45, down 32 cents.