Healthcare Investing Ideas Big And Small

Good Things Come in Small Packages

What I found really exciting at the conference was meeting with small companies that are doing breakthrough work. These stocks are often too tiny for me to recommend, but here are a few that you might want to dig into and do your own research on…

(Note: These are small and very speculative stocks that come with significant risk.)

  • Immutep (Nasdaq: IMMP) is developing cancer treatments based on a target called LAG-3. Other larger companies, like Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY), are also researching LAG-3. But Immutep’s chief scientific officer is the one who discovered it.
  • Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: AVXL) is researching drugs for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Rett syndrome. Rett Syndrome is a particularly horrible disease that kills males at or before birth and completely impairs females. It cannot be screened for, and there are no approved drugs.
  • Microbot Medical (Nasdaq: MBOT) makes a self-propelling robot that cleans shunts in the brain. This prevents them from getting clogged and needing to be replaced, which occurs often.

I typically put in 15-hour days at the conference, but it’s worth it to get a good read on the healthcare landscape and to return with lots of new investing ideas. I’ll have more on the healthcare space as I digest what I learned and conduct more research.

Now, if only someone would invent a drug that would make it so I could get by on four hours of sleep a night…

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