Results from Clinical Trials, Updated Financial Outlook, New Appointments, and Stock Option Grants - Research Report on Johnson & Johnson, Teva, CytRx, Edwards Lifesciences, and Aegerion

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NEW YORK, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE: TEVA), CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR), Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE: EW) and Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEGR). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Johnson & Johnson Research Report

On December 9, 2013, Johnson & Johnson's subsidiary, Janssen-Cilag International NV announced that new data, presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Hematology (ASH), continue to reinforce VELCADE's® (bortezomib) role as the backbone of multiple myeloma treatment. According to the Company, the data shows the survival benefits of higher cumulative dose levels of VELCADE, exhibits significantly improved response rates and disease progression when used in combination with dexamethasone, and demonstrates its association with low rates of cardiotoxicity. Professor Maria-Victoria Mateos, Consultant Physician of the Haematology Department at the University Hospital of Salamanca, Spain and Lead Investigator on a study assessing higher dose levels of bortezomib (ASH abstract 1968), said, "Bortezomib is at the core of many multiple myeloma treatment regimens, yet our understanding of how best to use it, and its full potential, continues to grow. The association between higher cumulative dose levels of bortezomib and increased overall survival in multiple myeloma patients receiving VELCADE-melphalan-prednisone is another important potential step towards wider use of optimal treatment regimes. As our understanding of the efficacy and safety of bortezomib develops so does our ability to extend and improve the lives of patients with multiple myeloma." The Full Research Report on Johnson & Johnson - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Research Report

On December 10, 2013, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Teva) announced its non-GAAP financial outlook for full-year 2014. The Company informed that it expects net revenues of $19.3 billion to $20.3 billion, assuming the launch of at least two AP-rated generic competitors to Copaxone® in the U.S. on June 1, 2014. Meanwhile, net revenue expectation of Teva ranges from $19.8 billion to $20.8 billion, assuming absence of generic competition to Copaxone® in the U.S. during 2014. Eyal Desheh, Acting President and CEO of Teva, commented "We will continue to make significant progress in implementing our strategy. We will focus our efforts on our generics business and core R&D programs, including high-value complex generics, promising specialty medicines and New Therapeutic Entities. In our specialty business, we anticipate six important launches and the potential submission of ten additional medicines for approval. At the same time, we are focused on increasing our organizational effectiveness through our cost reduction program to ensure Teva's leadership position, growth and sustainable profitability." The Full Research Report on Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

CytRx Corporation Research Report  

On December 11, 2013, CytRx Corp. (CytRx) announced highly positive top-line efficacy results from a multicenter, randomized, open-label global Phase 2b clinical trial. According to the Company, the trial investigated the efficacy and safety of aldoxorubicin compared with doxorubicin in subjects with first-line metastatic, locally advanced or unresectable soft tissue sarcomas (STS). CytRx informed that the study showed an unambiguous 80-100% improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) among patients treated with aldoxorubicin. CytRx's President and CEO, Steven A. Kriegsman commented, "Aldoxorubicin is a major advance for treating soft tissue sarcomas. We extend gratitude to the investigators who so adeptly managed the conduct of this trial and to the patients and their families who participated in it. These data prove that by applying our proprietary linker technology to target the release of doxorubicin directly at the site of cancer we are able to safely increase the dosage of doxorubicin by approximately three and one-half to four times with tremendous clinical benefit to the patient." The Full Research Report on CytRx Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. Research Report  

On December 5, 2013, Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (Edwards Lifesciences) announced the appointment of Scott B. Ullem as the Company's next Corporate Vice President, CFO, following the retirement of Thomas M. Abate. "Scott has nearly 25 years of broad financial experience, proven leadership skills and a successful record as CFO of a global public company," said Michael A. Mussallem, Edwards' Chairman and CEO. "We are confident he will serve as a valuable and passionate partner as our company continues its growth and expands its leadership in innovative technologies for structural heart disease and critical care patients in need." The Full Research Report on Edwards Lifesciences Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Research Report

On December 6, 2013, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Aegerion) announced that it has granted stock options to purchase an aggregate of 15,800 shares of common stock to six new employees under the inducement stock option program, on December 2, 2013. According to the Company, each stock option has an exercise price per share equal to $70.06. The Full Research Report on Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


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