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   Biotech / MedicalGeron Corp.


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From: Savant8/24/2018 12:26:12 PM
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Geron up 42% on expectations of J&J continuing with imetelstat
Aug. 24, 2018 9:57 AM ET|About: Geron Corporation (GERN)|By: Douglas W. House, SA News Editor

Geron ( GERN +42.2%) is up on double normal volume in apparent response to a job posting for a pricing manager whose duties will include a setting a pricing approach for imetelstat, implying that its Janssen unit will continue development.

Janssen is expected to notify Geron on its decision this quarter.

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From: tktrimbath10/2/2018 5:49:45 PM
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My Almost 20 Year Perspective on GERN

Cross-posted on Twitter (@tetrimbath) and Investor Village.

It takes more than one perspective to truly see a picture. Here's one example from my investing portfolio.
"After last week’s drop and today’s rise, the stock sits at $1.71, a more than 10% raise in less than a year."
"Time is more valuable than money, and I feel its loss just as much."

trimbathcreative.wordpress.com


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From: tktrimbath12/31/2018 4:40:27 PM
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My end of year review of GERN

INTRO Here's my semi-annual exercise to see if I remember why I own the stocks I own, and so I can check back and see if their stories have changed. I post in case it helps others too.

Geron
GERN (market cap is $0.186B was $0.594B)
Geron is a leading edge biotech company developing treatments for cancer through the management of telomeres, the molecules that manage cell growth and death. Treatments are in clinical trials, which means they are beyond simple lab tests, but it also means they have yet to apply for or achieve FDA approval. A classic risk/reward trade because the risks of getting approval for innovative treatments is difficult, and the rewards are great because of a great unmet need with very little competition.

They are continuing through clinical trials, but have not produced results that have enthused the investing community. The company has also been shedding intellectual assets for years (see AST), and has had to rely on partner companies.
I’ll continue to hold. I’ve sold shares to buy into other opportunities, but want to hold onto a core, just in case.

DISCLOSURE LTBH since 1999 and continuing to hold. I might consider buying more, but will probably wait for substantial, quantitative results are made public - which would spark a spike that might price me out of the sale. Stay tuned.
(I've also collected links to the other discussion boards and my other stocks over on my blog trimbathcreative.wordpress.com

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From: cycleupcycledown6/17/2019 12:23:12 PM
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Loaded up $1.50...for future bragging rights....thinking approval or another partner or both.

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To: cycleupcycledown who wrote (3498)6/18/2019 10:30:30 AM
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Any news that inspired the action, or is it intuition?

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To: tktrimbath who wrote (3499)6/18/2019 10:32:22 AM
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Intuition, I hope they get another partner.

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To: cycleupcycledown who wrote (3500)6/18/2019 1:04:00 PM
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Some folks over on geron twits think confidental talks are underway....I'm running wid it.

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From: cycleupcycledown6/27/2019 6:27:00 PM
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Kol report had a page with the flags of the researchers countries....global interest

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From: tktrimbath6/30/2019 3:14:45 PM
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INTRO Here's my semi-annual exercise to see if I remember why I own the stocks I own, and so I can check back and see if their stories have changed. I post in case it helps others too.

Geron

GERN (market cap is $0.263B was $0.186B)

Geron is a high-tech biotech developing treatments for various disorders based on manipulating telomeres, the molecules that help manage cell death. Cancer cells don’t die on time. Autoimmune disorders can be based on cells that die too soon. Manage the telomeres and potentially manage many disorders. Currently, Geron is targeting cancer treatments.

Welcome to the ‘but’ part of the description. Geron has been targeting cancers for decades. Twenty years ago they also held the patents for cloning, were developing stem cell therapies, and of course, telomeres. None of their treatments have reached the market, yet. Many of the intellectual properties have been sold off to keep the company alive. They are making progress with one treatment that has reached Phase III, though in a small study. Completion of the trial, as well as sufficient progress to justify applying for FDA approval is possibly years away. If they succeed, they will be famous, help society, and hopefully make the shareholders’ stocks rise. In the meantime, we wait.

DISCLOSURE LTBH since 1999 and continuing to hold. I might consider buying more, but will probably wait for substantial, quantitative results are made public - which would spark a spike that might price me out of the sale. Stay tuned.

(I've also collected links to the other discussion boards and my other stocks over on my blog trimbathcreative.wordpress.com )

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From: cycleupcycledown9/12/2019 12:02:08 PM
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GERN showed up on my 5 day up scan....backed up the truck @ $1.52....one more attempt

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