George Budwell

George Budwell


George Budwell has been writing about healthcare and biotechnology companies at the Motley Fool since 2013. His primary interests are novel small molecule drugs, next generation vaccines, and cell therapies.

Recent articles


Why Evofem Biosciences Stock Is on Fire Today

Evofem Biosciences scored a major regulatory win last Friday.


Why Novavax Stock Is Skyrocketing Tuesday

Novavax's experimental COVID-19 vaccine has officially entered an early-stage trial.

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Why Dynavax Technologies Is Jumping Today

Dynavax's COVID-19 vaccine program is turning heads this morning.

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Why Novavax Is Blasting Higher Today

The clinical biotech is benefiting from an analyst upgrade and optimism about its pipeline.

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Why Aurora Cannabis Stock Is Soaring Today

The marijuana specialist's better-than-expected third-quarter 2020 earnings report has investors excited.

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Why Sorrento Therapeutics Stock Is on Fire Today

Sorrento's shares are continuing their surge from last Friday. Here's why.

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Why Aphria's Stock Crushed It in April

Aphria's shares surged higher last month on the heels of a strong Q3 report.

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Why Clovis Oncology Stock Marched Higher in April

Clovis Oncology's stock reversed course last month.

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Why MyoKardia Stock Is on Fire Today

The company's experimental heart drug hit the mark in a pivotal study.


Why DexCom Stock Rocketed Higher in April

DexCom's shares have been crushing it of late.


Why Intercept Pharmaceuticals Stock Caught Fire in April

A recovery from a March decline and the possibility of a megablockbuster drug sent shares up 40%.


Why Amgen Soared in April

Amgen's stock ripped higher in April. Here's why.

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3 Best Healthcare Stocks to Buy in May

AbbVie, Adverum Biotechnologies, and Heron Therapeutics could all be gearing up for a strong May. Here's why.

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2 Best Pharma Stocks to Buy in May

AstraZeneca and Bristol Myers Squibb should both deliver outstandings returns for investors this month and beyond.


Why Adverum Biotechnologies Stock Is Soaring Today

Adverum's lead gene therapy candidate continues to impress in its early-stage trial.


Why Agile Therapeutics Stock Is Jumping Today

Agile's shares are heating up ahead of the company's Q1 earnings report.


The 3 Best Stocks to Buy in May

AT&T, Berkshire Hathaway, and Gilead Sciences are all strong buys this month.


Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Mesoblast, and Moderna: Are These Red-Hot Biotech Stocks Still a Buy?

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a major catalyst for these three biotech stocks.

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2 Top Biotech Stocks Under $10

Amarin and Atara Biotherapeutics could both be diamonds in the rough.

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3 Top Stocks Under $5 to Buy Now

Agenus, Dynavax Technologies, and Verastem Oncology could all be outstanding picks for risk-tolerant investors.