March 2017 Analysis

Industry Trend Analysis - Takeda Investment Highlights Growing Confidence In TiGenix - MAR 2017

Takeda's equity investment in TiGenix, coinciding with a recent US IPO, highlights a growing confidence in TiGenix and its lead product, Cx601, for treating complex perianal fistulas in Crohn's disease. Although Cx601 has yet to be commercialised, and TiGenix has yet to make a profit, development of the drug is progressing smoothly. Should Cx601 be approved and launched in the US and the EU, it...