Here’s our fortnightly wrap of all the news driving ASX health stocks.

It was a fortnight of a bit of backward progress, with 65 small cap life science companies losing ground and just 51 gaining it. Another 12 companies were flat over the past two weeks.

Code Description Price Fortnightly return YTD return MktCap
1AD Adalta 12.5 0.190476 1.36945 $25,743,465
1ST 1St Group 3.1 0 0.192308 $13,587,741
4DX 4Dmedical 170 0.103896 0 $251,954,877
AC8 Auscann Grp Hlgs 15 -0.090909 -0.0625 $47,557,104
ACR Acrux 18.5 0 0.652174 $32,062,007
ACW Actinogen Medical 2.7 -0.035714 0.421053 $30,138,246
ADO Anteotech 8 0.333333 4.33333 $134,507,151
ADR Adherium 3 0 1 $19,944,359
AGH Althea Group 49.5 -0.175 1.38095 $122,487,750
AHK Ark Mines 3.4 0 0 $1,778,920
ALC Alcidion Group 14 0 0.166667 $128,790,227
ALT Analytica 0.3 0 0.5 $10,558,837
AMT Allegra Orthopaedics 15 -0.210526 0 $15,658,880
ANP Antisense Therapeut. 14.5 0.510417 1.69231 $56,233,640
APH AP Hemp 17 -0.028571 2.8 $8,370,774
ARX Aroa Biosurgery 134.5 0.034615 0 $400,600,058
AT1 Atomo Diagnostics 37.5 0.041667 0 $154,295,328
ATH Alterity Therap 5 0.086957 2.125 $52,080,194
ATX Amplia Therapeutics 18 0.16129 2.41394 $20,413,790
AVE Avecho Biotech 0.8 0 3 $12,779,659
AZV Azure Healthcare 10 0.234568 0.909091 $28,418,895
BD1 Bard1 Life Sciences 2.6 -0.071429 0.3 $59,863,260
BIT Biotron 9.1 -0.071429 0.181818 $64,577,810
BNO Bionomics 14 -0.009831 3.66151 $102,141,466
BOT Botanix Pharma 9.5 0.507937 3.13044 $97,269,804
BPH BPH Energy 5.4 0.173913 5.34152 $30,179,143
BWX BWX 440 -0.07173 0.657993 $633,529,751
BXN Bioxyne 1.1 -0.153846 0.222222 $7,041,599
CAJ Capitol Health 24.5 -0.039216 0.580645 $261,145,439
CAN Cann Group 42 -0.034483 -0.35659 $110,348,739
CDX Cardiex 4.9 -0.125 2.26667 $42,722,773
CDY Cellmid 11.5 0.161616 0.161616 $13,150,921
CGS Cogstate 71 -0.02069 1.30645 $124,115,815
CMP Compumedics 43 0.116883 0.433333 $75,294,253
CP1 Cannpal Animal 10 -0.166667 0.25 $9,312,500
CPH Creso Pharma 3.8 0.027027 -0.34483 $14,415,085
CTE Cryosite 22.5 0.184211 2.05556 $10,777,699
CYC Cyclopharm 241 0.520505 1.74419 $181,420,268
CYP Cynata Therapeutics 103 0.119565 0.507246 $124,737,064
DVL Dorsavi 3.4 0.619048 2.5 $8,562,818
DXB Dimerix 30.5 0.12963 1.66667 $72,178,493
EXL Elixinol Global 14.5 -0.09375 -0.30929 $27,961,374
EYE Nova EYE Medical 33 0.015385 0.150531 $48,106,381
FFC Farmaforce 7 0 -0.22222 $9,013,969
GLH Global Health 23 0.022222 1.19048 $9,682,614
GMV G Medical 3.9 0.147059 -0.13333 $32,714,432
GSS Genetic Signatures 171 -0.153465 0.554545 $256,085,463
GTG Genetic Technologies 0.8 -0.111111 0.7 $70,224,677
HCT Holista CollTech 5.8 -0.033333 -0.43 $16,245,596
IBX Imagion Biosys 7.8 -0.103448 5.66667 $75,265,988
ICR Intelicare Holdings 29.5 -0.119403 0 $11,133,349
ICS ICSGlobal 190 0.027027 0.328671 $19,995,636
IDT IDT Australia 17.5 -0.054054 0.4 $43,076,346
IHL Incannex Healthcare 7.5 0.271186 1.4 $56,223,788
IMC Immuron 25 -0.180328 2.46667 $54,904,501
IMM Immutep 25 0.162791 1.27273 $119,469,580
IMU Imugene 4.7 -0.040816 1.52632 $206,122,271
IPD Impedimed 6.8 -0.042254 0.83995 $65,200,544
IVX Invion 1 -0.090909 0.571429 $60,539,588
JHC Japara Healthcare Lt 39 0.012987 -0.20408 $108,235,168
JHL Jayex Healthcare 4.2 -0.066667 2 $7,651,795
KZA Kazia Therapeutics 96 -0.030303 1.25882 $90,838,434
LBT LBT Innovations 13 -0.071429 0.238095 $37,481,580
LCT Living Cell Tech. 1.5 -0.0625 0.25 $9,143,056
LSH Lifespot Health 4.9 0.225 -0.20968 $4,786,001
M7T Mach7 Tech 111 0.11 1.67913 $268,361,324
MDC Medlab Clinical 18 -0.027027 0.444444 $53,138,377
MDR Medadvisor 43 0.02381 0.242857 $109,863,687
MEB Medibio 1.2 0.090909 1.47066 $16,171,951
MEM Memphasys 10 -0.047619 1.7027 $73,183,966
MMJ MMJ Group Hlds 9.4 -0.010526 0.175 $20,925,813
MVF Monash IVF Group 64.5 0.141593 0.651321 $253,262,646
MVP Medical Developments 528 -0.073684 0.078351 $350,429,442
MX1 Micro-X 23.5 0.27027 0.95359 $75,005,246
MXC Mgc Pharmaceuticals 2.3 -0.041667 0.411765 $37,738,214
NC6 Nanollose 7.2 -0.076923 1.15226 $7,190,999
NEU Neuren Pharmaceut. 110.5 -0.075314 0.14433 $130,080,203
NOX Noxopharm 39 0.2 2.63304 $83,163,826
NSB Neuroscientific 26.5 0.104167 0.513514 $22,343,710
NTI Neurotech Intl 1.3 0.083333 3.33333 $5,051,342
NXS Next Science 125.5 -0.049242 0.059829 $144,206,921
NYR Nyrada Inc. 19.5 -0.04878 0.695652 $14,834,209
OCC Orthocell 40 -0.069767 0.782609 $75,762,652
OIL Optiscan Imaging 9.7 -0.191667 3.04167 $47,777,880
ONE Oneview Healthcare 4.5 0 0.184211 $8,662,574
ONT 1300 Smiles 611 -0.030159 0.198039 $145,622,062
OPT Opthea 284 0.007092 0.559557 $780,557,530
OSL Oncosil Medical 13 -0.071429 0.019888 $107,718,117
OSP Osprey Med Inc 2.6 0.04 1.25 $41,966,087
OSX Osteopore 54 0.038462 0.617647 $42,920,790
OVN Oventus Medical 22.75 -0.107843 0.05814 $36,400,356
PAA Pharmaust 13 0.04 1.25 $42,639,217
PAB Patrys 1.5 -0.117647 0.071429 $21,451,817
PAL Palla Pharma 75 -0.025974 0.274336 $92,571,763
PAR Paradigm Bio. 265 0.039216 0.658228 $623,365,806
PBP Probiotec 178 -0.024658 -0.010989 $133,106,389
PCK Painchek 8.7 -0.054348 0.113924 $102,539,237
PGC Paragon Care 16 -0.030303 0.28 $54,061,647
PIQ Proteomics Int Lab 52 0.083333 1.17391 $47,126,996
PNV Polynovo 221 -0.017778 0.441558 $1,513,891,621
PSQ Pacific Smiles Grp 175.5 -0.014045 1.19375 $269,419,790
PTX Prescient 6.8 -0.055556 1.42857 $44,198,158
PXS Pharmaxis 8.5 0.075949 0.178082 $34,504,665
PYC PYC Therapeutics 16 0.185185 1.66667 $469,052,478
RAC Race Oncology 78.5 -0.012579 2.27083 $100,761,636
RAP Resapp Health 10.5 -0.125 -0.25 $79,602,546
RCE Recce Pharmaceutical 114.5 -0.318452 3.76471 $161,392,073
RGS Regeneus 15.5 -0.205128 1.21429 $48,045,501
RHT Resonance Health 16.5 0.222222 0.65 $71,003,829
RHY Rhythm Biosciences 24 0.170732 5.55052 $50,373,953
RNO Rhinomed 16.5 0.137931 1.2 $43,147,552
RSH Respiri 21 -0.023256 1.90541 $146,635,828
S66 Star Combo 33.5 0 -0.25556 $45,404,761
SCU Stemcell United 1.1 -0.083333 0.1 $7,057,692
SDI SDI 79 0.112676 0.045455 $95,092,424
SOM SomnoMed 228 0.16624 1.02609 $193,656,797
SUD Suda Pharmaceuticals 4.3 -0.022727 0.127898 $13,151,419
SVA Simavita 1.9 -0.173913 0.285714 $20,769,586
TD1 Tali Digital 2.6 0 0.368421 $20,231,241
THC THC Global Grp 23.5 -0.145455 0.170732 $43,114,555
TLX Telix Pharmaceutical 166 -0.126316 0.870787 $424,087,205
UBI Universal Biosensors 27.5 -0.191176 0.866667 $51,464,426
VBS Vectus Biosystems 99 0.11236 0.836735 $21,289,334
VHT Volpara Health Tech 130.5 0.003846 0.347716 $333,589,378
VLS Vita Life Sciences.. 87 -0.103093 0.45 $47,051,872
VTI Vision Tech, Inc 3.2 0 1.0625 $31,987,441
ZLD Zelira Therapeutics 6.7 0.116667 1.125 $76,655,993
ZNO Zoono Group 171 -0.129771 0.100946 $292,866,746

 

The biggest gainer was wearable technology company dorsaVi (ASX:DVL), which saw its shares climb over 60 per cent on an investor update. The company, which makes wearable sensors for the clinical and workforce markets, has had a pretty good run in 2020.

It was also a strong fortnight for Cyclopharm (ASX:CYC), which gained over 50 per cent after a phase-three trial of its radioactive lung imaging agent met its primary endpoint, putting it on schedule for commercial sales in the US next year.

Rounding out the top three was Antisense Therapeutics (ASX:ANP), which got a boost after a US Food and Drug Administration ruling designating its drug candidate ATL1102 as a drug for a rare pediatric disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

This means that if ATL1102 is approved, Antisense would likely receive a priority approval voucher it could sell to a big pharma company for hundreds of millions of dollars.

Just behind was Botanix Pharmaceuticals (ASX:BOT), whose shares climbed on a renewed government focus on antimicrobial resistance, something the clinical cannabis company is working on.

On the flip side, Recce Pharmaceuticals (ASX:RCE) fell after a $28m capital raising at a 16 per cent discount.

Allegra Orthopaedics (ASX:AMT), Regeneus (ASX:RGS) and Optiscan Imaging (ASX:OIL) all also lost about a fifth of their value over the fortnight.