Price Movements, Leadership Appointments, Patient Enrollments and Supply Agreements - Research Report on Santarus, Hologic, Brookdale, Idenix, and Biodel Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. PR Newswire NEW YORK, December 20, 2013 NEW YORK, December 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Santarus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNTS), Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX), Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD), Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IDIX), and Biodel Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOD). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below. Santarus, Inc. Research Report On December 17, 2013, Santarus, Inc. (Santarus) stock closed at $31.94, and remained flat as compared to the previous day's closing. The Company's stock went down 0.03% over the past three trading days, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average which modestly went up by 0.86% during the same trading period. The Full Research Report on Santarus, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=DDD http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/22f8_SNTS Hologic Inc. Research Report On December 9, 2013, Hologic Inc. (Hologic) announced the appointment of Stephen P. MacMillan as the Company's President and CEO, and a member of the Board of Directors. David R. LaVance, Jr., Chairman of the Board. "The Board unanimously concluded that his track record of delivering strong financial results and creating shareholder value makes him the ideal chief executive officer for Hologic. During his tenure, Steve led Stryker Corporation to strong operating performance, including nearly tripling revenue, and delivered stock price appreciation that significantly outperformed the S&P 500 index. Hologic has made progress in reviewing the strategy, leadership and cost structure of each of its businesses, and the Board is confident that under Steve's leadership the Company can leverage its strong product platforms to drive value for shareholders and other key stakeholders." The Full Research Report on Hologic Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s= http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/d132_HOLX Brookdale Senior Living Inc. Research Report On December 17, 2013, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (Brookdale) stock closed at $26.95, flat as compared to the previous day's closing price. The Company's stock went up 0.37% over the past three trading days, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average which modestly went up by 0.86% during the same trading period. The Full Research Report on Brookdale Senior Living Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s= http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/fefe_BKD -- Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. Research Report On December 2, 2013, Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Idenix) reported that it has initiated patient enrollment in the phase II HELIX-2 clinical trial, which will evaluate an all-oral, direct-acting antiviral (DAA) HCV combination regimen of samatasvir, Idenix's once-daily pan-genotypic NS5A inhibitor, simeprevir, a once-daily NS3/4A protease inhibitor jointly developed by Janssen R&D Ireland and Medivir AB, and TMC647055, a once-daily NS5B non-nucleoside polymerase inhibitor boosted with low-dose ritonavir developed by Janssen. "We are pleased with the continuing progress of our clinical program for samatasvir, which will provide additional important information on the use of this promising compound as part of all-oral HCV combination regimens," said Doug Mayers, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Idenix. "With the advancement of the samatasvir program as well as that of our novel nucleotide prodrug inhibitor, IDX21437, we anticipate initiating the evaluation of our own HCV combination regimen in 2014." The Full Research Report on Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s= http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/c979_IDIX Biodel Inc. Research Report On December 17, 2013, Biodel Inc. (Biodel) announced that it has entered a long-term supply agreement with Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) for worldwide exclusive rights to the novel and proprietary BD Uniject SCF™ Disposable Auto-Disable Injection System for the delivery of liquid glucagon to treat severe hypoglycemia. Dr. Errol De Souza, President and CEO, Biodel, stated, "We are pleased to achieve another important milestone in our endeavor to redefine the glucose rescue treatment standard. Adding the BD Uniject SCF™ Disposable Auto-Disable Injection System to our existing pipeline of adult and pediatric auto-reconstitution devices will enable us to offer a portfolio of devices to address and expand the underserved glucagon rescue treatment market by replacing antiquated, difficult, and cumbersome multi-part kits with simple, convenient, portable therapies that are close at hand when most urgently needed." The Full Research Report on Biodel Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s= http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/80ae_BIOD EDITOR NOTES: 1.This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned. 2.Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Ananya Ghosh, a CFA charterholder. 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