Nuformix, Open Orphan and Chris Bailey on Lloyds, Hays and Smith & Nephew

Justin Waite
Vox Markets Podcast with Justin Waite
13:36, 20th February 2020

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On today's Vox Markets Podcast: Nuformix, Open Orphan and Chris Bailey on Lloyds, Hays and Smith & Nephew

Dr Dan Gooding, Chief Executive Officer of Nuformix (NFX) FOLLOW discusses company progress in the Far East and the appointment of Dr Karl Keegan.

Nuformix is a pharmaceutical development company using cocrystal technology to unlock the therapeutic potential of approved small molecule drugs. Nuformix's risk-mitigated development strategy has resulted in a pipeline of discoveries through which it has developed and patented novel cocrystal forms of approved small molecules. Nuformix has created an IP portfolio of granted patents covering cocrystal forms of five small molecule drugs. Nuformix is targeting high-value unmet needs with its lead programmes in oncology supportive care: NXP001 and fibrosis: NXP002.


Cathal Friel, Executive Chairman of Open Orphan (ORPH) FOLLOW talks about the addition to their new advisory board and general progress at the company.

Open Orphan is a rapidly growing specialist CRO pharmaceutical services company which has a focus on orphan drugs and is a world leader in the provision of virology and vaccine challenge study services and viral laboratory services. It has Europe's only 24-bedroom quarantine clinic with onsite virology lab in Queen Mary's Hospital London. hVIVO supports product development for customers developing antivirals, vaccines and respiratory therapeutics, all particularly relevant and topical in the environment of heightened awareness of the Coronavirus in 2020. The company also has a leading portfolio of 8 viral challenge study models which are: 2 FLU, 2 RSV, 1 HRV, 1 Asthma, 1 cough and 1 COPD viral challenge models. No other company in the world has such a portfolio, with only two competitors globally having 1 challenge study model each.

(Interview starts at 11 minutes 7 seconds)


Chris Bailey founder of Financial Orbit covers:

Lloyds (LLOY) FOLLOW

Hays (HAS) FOLLOW

Smith & Nephew (SN.) FOLLOW

(Interview starts at 17 minutes 59 seconds)

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