August 13, 2012 at 08:20 AM EDT
Biotech Industry Showing Impressive Growth in 2012 Despite Navigating a More Challenging Regulation Process
The Paragon Report Provides Stock Research on Amarin and Exelixis

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/13/12 -- The Biotechnology Industry has been soaring in 2012 as companies -- both large and small -- have shown impressive growth. The SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI) and the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotech Index ETF (FBT) are up roughly 30 percent for the year, outperforming the broader market by a wide margin. The Paragon Report examines investing opportunities in the Biotechnology Industry and provides equity research on Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN) and Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL).

Access to the full company reports can be found at:

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www.ParagonReport.com/EXEL

Despite having to negotiate a more challenging regulation process biotech companies have continued to show investors strong gains in 2012. The FDA Amendments Act of 2007 forced regulators to increase standards for approvals of new drugs, introducing mandatory risk evaluation and mitigation strategies. According to a Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology report from IMAP, several pharmaceutical firms have altered their drug portfolios from primary care driven blockbusters towards specialties such as oncology, immunology and inflammation, where the medical need is "so high that prices are more easily accepted by the regulators."

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Amarin is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health. Shares of the company soared nearly 14 percent last Thursday after reported their second quarter 2012 results and provided and operational update on recently FDA-approved drug Vascepa.

Exelixis, Inc. is a biotechnology company committed to developing small molecule therapies for the treatment of cancer. Exelixis is focusing its proprietary resources and development efforts exclusively on cabozantinib (XL184), its most advanced product candidate, in order to maximize the therapeutic and commercial potential of this compound.

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