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BIOTECH100 IS A GLOBAL STOCK INDEX CONSISTING OF 100 SMALL CAP BIOTECH COMPANIES THAT HAVE LEAST ONE DRUG BEING CLINICALLY TESTED IN PHASE II OR III --(CLASS A -- EMPHASIS ON SMALL MOLECULE DRUGS)

CompanySymbol
Area of focus
AcadiaACADsmall-molecule drugs for the treatment of central nervous system disorders --schizophrenia, parkinson's disease
Adolor ADLR pain management
∆terna Zentaris IncAEZSoncology and endocrine therapy, signal transduction inhibitors for cancer treatment
AtheroGenicsAGIXinflammatory diseases, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, organ transplant rejection and asthma
AlexionALXNhematologic, cardiovascular and autoimmune disorders
Allos TherapeuticsALTHsmall molecule drugs for improving cancer treatment
Amarin Corp Plc AMRNdevelopment and commercialization of novel drugs for the treatment of neurological disorders affecting the central nervous system. Miraxion for HD.
AmylinAMLNdiabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease
AnadysANDSchronic viral and bacterial infections --hepatitis B, hepatitis C)
AnorMEDAOM.TOchemokine inhibitor for HIV; stem cell mobilizer
Aphton CorpAPHTcancer and gastrointestinal disease
AriadARIAtreat cancer by regulating cell signaling with small molecules
AvantAVANcardiovascular disease, bacterial and viral diseases, and biodefense and food safety
Avi BiopharmaAVIIcardiovascular disease, infectious disease and cancer
AvanirAVNpseudobulbar affect and chronic diabetic neuropathic pain
AxonyxAXYXcentral nervous system drugs
Barrier Therapeutics Inc BTRXdevelopment and commercialization of pharmaceutical products in the field of dermatology
Biocryst Pharmaceuticals BCRXsmall molecule pharmaceuticals that block key enzymes essential for cancer, cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases and viral infections
BiomarinBMRNbiopharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions
BiomiraBIOMimmunotherapeutic or cancer vaccine
Bioenvision BIVNdrugs to treat cancer
Cardiome Pharma Corp CRMEdeveloping drugs to treat or prevent cardiac diseases.
Cubist CBSTantibiotics to inhibit specific bacterial targets
Corcept CORTsevere psychiatric and neurological diseases
CuraGen Corp CRGNnovel protein, antibody and small molecule therapeutics in the areas of oncology, inflammatory diseases, obesity and diabetes, and central nervous system disorders
Cell Therapeutics CTICnovel treatments for cancer
Collagenex Pharmaceuticals CGPIdental and dermatology markets
CoTherix IncCTRXcardiopulmonary and other chronic diseases
CV Therapeutics IncCVTXnew small-molecule drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases
Cypress BiosciencesCYPBfunctional somatic syndromes and other related chronic pain and central nervous system disorders
CytokineticsCYTKsmall-molecule drugs that specifically target the cytoskeleton
DOV PharmaceuticalsDOVP central nervous system and other disorders, including cardiovascular, --insomnia
EcopiaEIA.TOdevelopment of anticancer, antibacterial and antifungal agents
Encysive PharmaceuticalsENCYcardiovascular and inflammatory diseases
EntreMedENMDpanzem (2-methoxyestradiol) estrogen
ExelixisEXEL human therapeutics -- uses comparative genomics and model system genetics --small drug molecules
Eyetech PharmaceuticalsEYETnovel therapeutics to treat diseases of the eye
Forbes Medi-TechFMTIcardiovascular and related diseases using plant sterols
GentaGNTAcancer and related diseases
Genaera Corp GENRgenomics and natural products.--anti-angiogenesis and respiratory diseases** small molecule???
Geron GERN anti-cancer therapies based on telomerase inhibitors, telomerase therapeutic vaccines
Guilford Pharmaceuticals GLFDhospital and neurology markets -- alzheimer's, parkinson's disease
Genitope Corp GTOPidotypic vaccine for cancer (lymphoma) MyVax
GTX Inc. GTXI molecules that selectively modulate the effects of estrogens and androgens
Hollis-Eden PharmaceuticalsHEPHtreatment for immune system and metabolic disorders
Human Genome SciencesHGSIdrugs discovered through genomics-based research
ICOSICOSserious unmet medical needs (COPD)
Immtech International Inc IMMoral drugs to treat infectious diseases, as well as metabolic (diabetes) and neoplastic (cancer) disorders
Indevus Pharmaceuticals IDEVdevelopment and commercialization of a diversified portfolio of pharmaceutical product --over active bladder
Icagen Inc. ICGNdevelopment and commercialization of novel orally administered small molecule drugs that modulate ion channel targets
Incyte Corp INCYsmall molecule drugs to treat HIV, inflammation, cancer and diabetes
Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc IDIXdevelopment of drugs for the treatment of human viral and other infectious diseases. The Company focuses on the treatment of infections caused by hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
InKline Pharamceuticals INKPdiagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders
Inspire PharamceuticalsISPHophthalmic and respiratory therapeutic areas
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals KERXlife-threatening diseases, including diabetes and cancer
Kos Pharmaceuticals KOSP treatment of chronic cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
Kosan Biosciences KOSNdeveloping drug candidates from a class of natural product compounds known as polyketides
Ligand PharmaceuticalsLGNDareas of cancer, pain, hormone-related health issues, skin diseases, osteoporosis and metabolic, cardiovascular and inflammatory diseases
La Jolla Pharmaceuticals LJPCantibody-mediated diseases. These diseases, including autoimmune conditions, such as lupus and antibody-mediated thrombosis -
Maxim PharmaceuticalsMAXMtherapeutic candidates for life-threatening cancers and liver diseases
Metabasis Therapeutics Inc MBRXsmall-molecule drugs to treat liver diseases and metabolic diseases linked to pathways in the liver.
MGI Pharma Inc.MOGNproducts that meet cancer patient needs
Vicuron PharmaceuticalsMICUanti-fungal and anti-bacterial drugs
Momenta Pharmaceuticals MNTAdesign of complex sugars (polysaccharides) for the development of improved versions of existing drugs
MyogenMYOGsmall molecule therapeutics for the treatment of cardiovascular disorders
Myriad Genetics Inc MYGNAlzheimer's, cancer, infectious diseases
Nabi Biopharmaceuticals NABIinfectious, autoimmune and addictive diseases
Neurocrine BiosciencesNBIXneurological and endocrine-related diseases and disorders-- insommia
NPS PharmaceuticalsNPSPbone and mineral disorders, gastrointestinal disorders and central nervous system disorders
Neurochem Inc.NRMXinhibit both the formation of amyloid fibrils and the resulting toxic deposits in Alzheimer's
Neurobiological TechNTIIneuroprotective and neuromodulatory agents --diabetic neuropathy and brain cancer
NitroMed NTMDtherapeutic benefits of the naturally occurring molecule nitric oxide
Onyx Pharmaceuticals ONXXtherapies that target the molecular mechanisms that cause cancer
Oscient Pharmaceuticals OSCIunmet medical needs
Oxigene 75OXGNCA4P (combretastatin)-- new second-generation vascular targeting agents
Prana Biotechnology Ltd PRANtherapeutic drugs designed to treat the underlying causes of brain and eye degeneration as a result of the aging process
Pharmacyclics Inc. PCYCcancer and atherosclerosis
Praecis Pharmaceuticals PRCSAlzheimerís Disease, cancer
Progenics Pharmaceuticals PGNXpatients with debilitating conditions and life-threatening diseases
PharmionPHRMproducts for the treatment of hematology and oncology patients
POZEN Inc.POZNpipeline in the field of migraine
Pain Therapeutics Inc. PTIEpain associated with advanced osteoarthritis, low-back pain or irritable bowel syndrome, cancer
RegeneronREGNcancer, diseases of the eye, rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions, allergies, asthma, obesity
RigelRIGLsmall molecule product candidates for unmet medical needs
Renovis Inc RNVSmajor medical needs in the areas of pain, trauma and stroke and neurodegenerative diseases.
Salix Pharmaceuticals SLXPgastrointestinal diseases that affect the digestive tract
Santarus Inc SNTSprevention and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases and disorders
Supergen Inc.SUPGsolid tumors, hematological malignancies and blood disorders
Savient SVNTpharmaceutical products; oral liquid products; HgH
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals SPPIOncology Strategy and the Generic Drug Strategy
Telik Inc.TELKdiscovers, develops and commercializes small molecule drugs to treat serious diseases
Trimeris Inc. TRMSnew class of antiviral drug treatments called fusion inhibitors
Titan PharmaceuticalsTTPtherapeutics for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) disorders, cancer and cardiovascular disease
United Therapeutics CorpUTHRchronic and life-threatening cardiovascular, infectious and oncological diseases.
Vion Pharmaceuticals Inc VIONtechnologies for the treatment of cancer.--small molecules
ViroPharma Inc VPHMactivities on viral diseases, including cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections related to hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow)
Vasogen Inc.VSGNcardiovascular, neurological and other chronic inflammatory diseases
Vertex PharmaceuticalsVRTXsmall molecule drugs (HIV) infection, chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV), inflammatory and autoimmune disorders and cancer
Vivus Inc. VVUSproducts to restore sexual function in men and women
Xenova Group XNVAcancer and addiction with a secondary focus on immunology

 
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