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Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc(NASDAQ:ANAC) shares soared 38.53% to $6.70. The company, on March 21, announced positive results from a Phase 2 dose-ranging trial (AN2728-AD-204) of its topical boron-based phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE-4) inhibitor, AN2728. The study included 86 adolescents (ages 12 - 17) with mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis, a chronic rash which predominantly affects children and is characterized by inflammation and itching. In this study, lesions treated with AN2728 ointment, 2.0% twice daily for 28 days achieved a 71% improvement from baseline in their Atopic Dermatitis Severity Index (ADSI) score, with 66% of lesions in this treatment group achieving total or partial clearance.
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Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) shares increased 9.59% to $9.93. The company, on Mar. 21, reported a second-quarter loss of $286 million, or 28 cents a share, compared with a loss of $282 million, or 29 cents a share, for the year-earlier period. Revenue increased to $2.08 billion from $2.01 billion in the same quarter last year. Analysts were expecting the chip company to report a loss of 20 cents a share, on revenue of $1.92 billion.
Additionally, MU‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by Wedbush in a research note issued on Mar. 18. They currently have a $11.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $10.00.
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Affymax, Inc.(NASDAQ:AFFY) shares climbed 6.66% to $1.58. The company, on Mar. 18, announced that it will reduce its workforce as part of a plan to focus the company's resources on the ongoing investigation of reported hypersensitivity reactions in patients receiving OMONTYS® (peginesatide) Injection following the nationwide voluntary recall of product from the market. This action will reduce the company's workforce by approximately 230 employees (or 75%), which includes its commercial and medical affairs field organizations as well as other officers and employees.
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