February 13, 2013
Pharmacyclics' (NASDAQ: PCYC ) share price has tripled in the last 12 months, and its shares saw another 7% jump today after the company's flagship drug, Ibrutinib, was given the Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the FDA. This is also positive news for the company's partner, Johnson & Johnson, which has already paid Pharmacyclics $300 million and could give another $675 million if Ibrutinib meets its remaining milestones. In this video, health care analyst Max Macaluso discusses today's news.
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