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Neuralstem: A Closer Look at Encouraging Phase 2 Results for NSI-566 Neural Stem Cells in Treating ALS (CUR, Buy, $2.36)

Observations about the Phase 2 Trial Results I spent the weekend thinking about the data released in the phase 2 trial and chose the word observation very carefully to describe my current thinking. The full results of the study will be published in a peer reviewed journal and/or presented at a major neurological medical conference. […]

Neuralstem: Initial Take on Top Line Results of Phase 2 ALS Trial of NSI-566 Neural Stem Cells (CUR, Buy, $3.08)

The topline data for the phase 2 trial of NSI-566 stem cells were released today. The initial stock reaction indicates that some investors were disappointed with the results as the stock sold off sharply at the opening. However, I view the results as encouraging and believe that if they are replicated in an upcoming phase […]

Neuralstem: When Will We See the Phase 2 Data for NSI-566 in ALS? (CUR, Buy, $3.75)

Management has guided that the phase 2 data on 15 patients treated in the phase 2 trial of NSI-566 neural stem cells in the treatment of ALS will be released in 1Q, 2015, which of course has only three weeks remaining. My guess is that we will see the results on Wednesday March 11. Why? […]

Neuralstem: Some Encouraging, But Very Early, Information on Chinese Ischemic Stroke Trial Using NSI-566 Stem Cells (CUR, Buy, $2.59)

Purpose of This Blog I received this e-mail communication from a SmithOnStocks subscriber who has a good insight into the Chinese drug market and drug development. This is the first report of any kind that I have seen on patient outcomes in the trial of Neuralstem’s Chinese trial of NSI-566 stem cells in ischemic stroke […]

Neuralstem: Investigators are Very Positive on NSI-566 Results in ALS (CUR, Buy, $3.27)

Investment Perspective The key investigators for the treatment of ALS with Neuralstem’s NSI-566 neural stem cells have been extremely positive in public statements. They are Dr. Eva Feldman, the lead investigator for the trial, and Dr. Jonathan Glass. Dr. Feldman is Professor of Medicine at the University of Michigan Health Care System and past President […]

Neuralstem: Previewing Upcoming Important Events and Some Thoughts on the StemCell Patent Infringement Lawsuit (CUR, $3.62 Buy, August 26, 2014)

Key Points The phase 2 trial of NSI-566 in 15 ALS patients has completed enrollment (surgeries) and final topline data could be available in 1Q, 2015. However, there may be some interim data released at the ANA meeting during October 12 through 14. If the phase 2 data is compelling, it raises the possibility of […]

Neuralstem (CUR, Buy, $4.48) Publishing of Phase 1 Results in Annals of Neurology Causes Price Surge (Paid Subscribers Only)

Introduction The final results of the phase 1 trial of Neuralstem’s (CUR) NSI-566 spinal cord stem cells in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) were just published in the peer-reviewed journal, Annals of Neurology. The market has responded very positively to the data with the stock up about 15% to $4.48. […]

Neuralstem: Sizing Up Potential Key Events of 2014 (CUR, $3.42)

Investment Thesis and Overview Neuralstem’s clinical trial programs and accompanying results for its two key drugs, the neural stem cell product NSI-566 (its lead drug) and its small molecule drug NSI-189, are picking up a good deal of momentum. This year holds the promise for several events that could continue to drive the stock. The […]

Neuralstem: Evidence Increasingly Suggests its Neural Stem Cells are Effective in ALS (CUR, $2.57)

Thoughts on the Stock Price I have been recommending Neuralstem (CUR) since my initiation report of November 5, 2012 at a price of $0.92. The stock has appreciated significantly over the past year and has been extremely strong in the month of September as the price increased from $1.60 on the 4th to a close of $2.68 […]