Biotechnology News

September 19, 2014

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Contact Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP if you purchased PDL BioPharma, Inc. securities between November 6, 2013 and September 16, 2014.

September 19, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today announced that management will present a company overview at the 21st Annual NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference...

September 19, 2014

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrowhead Research will present at BioCentury’s 21st Annual NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry conference on September 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. EDT in New York

September 19, 2014

PARIS & COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Onxeo SA (Paris:ONXEO) (NASDAQ OMX:ONXEO) (Euronext Paris, NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen - ONXEO), an innovative company specialized in the development of drugs for orphan oncology...

September 19, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AACE publishes its "Advanced Framework for a New Diagnosis of Obesity as a Chronic Disease," including an algorithm and therapeutic interventions, in its peer-reviewed journal, Endocrine Practice

September 19, 2014

JACKSONVILE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AACE plans to address issues with quality, safety, access, and post- marketing surveillance of optimal glucose monitoring for glucose strips and continuous glucose monitors for patients with diabetes

September 19, 2014

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncoCyte Corporation, a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX), today announced that Chief Executive Officer Joseph Wagner, Ph.D. is scheduled to present at the inaugural BTIG Emerging Technologies in...

September 19, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNCA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing T cell-directed vaccines and immunotherapies, today announced that management will present a company overview at...

September 19, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The breakout session program for BIO's ninth annual Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy, to be held in San Diego in December 2014, will focus on technology commercialization.

September 19, 2014

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tenax Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: TENX), formerly Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc., to host conference call & live audio webcast on Sept 24, 2014 to provide corporate update and discuss financial results

September 19, 2014

BOUDRY, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celgene International Sàrl, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), today announced that Tuomo Pätsi has been appointed President of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region...

September 19, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Over the next three years, 80 Uruguayan genomes will be sequenced and analyzed in order to uncover the genetic basis for diseases in Uruguay through the Urugenomes Project.

September 19, 2014

MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frazier Healthcare, a leading provider of venture and growth buyout capital to emerging healthcare companies, announced today that David Socks has joined the Frazier Life Sciences team as a Venture Partner...

September 19, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. & LJUBLJANA, Slovenia & SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmpliPhi BioSciences Corporation (OTC:APHB) (“AmpliPhi”), the leader in the discovery and development of bacteriophage based therapies to treat drug resistant bacterial...

September 19, 2014

ZHANGJIAJIE, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jinchi Biotech Ltd. had opened its ANDRIAS E-Commerce Flagship Store in Tmall.com (ANDRIAS Tmall Flagship Store Website: XIANGNI.TMALL.COM). As the unique brand of giant salamander active skincare products,...

September 19, 2014

BURR RIDGE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Project management consulting firm IPM named Great Place to Work for fifth consecutive year.

September 19, 2014

INGELHEIM & TÜBINGEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim and CureVac announce collaboration to develop next generation lung cancer immunotherapy

September 19, 2014

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Zydelig® (idelalisib), 150 mg tablets, a first-in-class oral treatment for two...

September 19, 2014

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICON plc, (Nasdaq: ICLR), a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, announced today that it has completed a $40 million buyback of the Company...

September 19, 2014

OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Please find a notice of an extraordinary general meeting of DiaGenic ASA (OSE:DIAG) to be held on 9 October at 10:00 CET, at Sjølyst Plass 2, Oslo....

September 19, 2014

DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alexion announced that researchers presented data from the open-label extension phases of two Phase 2 studies of asfotase alfa in paediatric patients with hypophosphatasia at the 53rd ESPE Meeting.

September 18, 2014

WEST CHESTER, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AtriCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRC), a leading innovator in surgical treatments for atrial fibrillation (Afib) and Left Atrial Appendage Management (LAAM), today announced the introduction of the AtriClip® FLEX, a...

September 18, 2014

DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navidea's Lymphoseek lymphatic mapping imaging agent received Orphan Drug Designation from FDA for use in sentinel lymph node detection in patients with head and neck cancer.

September 18, 2014

MONTIGNY LE BRETONNEUX, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bertin Technologies launches Precellys ® Evolution, its brand new biological sample homogenizer in the Precellys range.

September 18, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News : Cegedim, a global technology and services company in the healthcare field, announces that its 2014 Half-Year Financial Report has been published in compliance with Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)....

September 18, 2014

BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EBS Technologies reports that a clinical study published in Neurology® validates electrical brain stimulation technology designed to expand the visual field of patients with impaired vision

September 18, 2014

DOYLESTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FlowMetric, Inc., Forms New Affiliate Company, FlowMetric Diagnostics Inc. to Develop Advanced Diagnostics from Flow Cytometry Platform

September 18, 2014

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RxAdvance, an innovative pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company, has expanded its executive management team with another industry veteran, Terry A. Ramey, who joins as Executive Vice President, Business...

September 18, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OvaScience CEO Michelle Dipp Named Outstanding Young Leader

September 18, 2014

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific, in partnership with the Sepsis Alliance, has extended its Sepsis awareness outreach to Spanish-speaking communities.

September 18, 2014

BOSTON & TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunquest Information Systems and Partners HealthCare are establishing a strategic alliance to accelerate genomic-based medicine.

September 18, 2014

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cybergenetics TrueAllele® Casework made its first appearance in a New York courtroom last week, interpreting by computer DNA mixture evidence that had eluded manual forensic analysis. Serial rapist Casey Wilson left...

September 18, 2014

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United Health Products, Inc. (OTCQB: UEEC) announced that its Australian Distributor Critical Health, in conjunction with their key partner, has secured the first order from St John Ambulance. Active in Australia...

September 18, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Belt Technologies, a medical technology company specializing in robotic solutions for orthopedic surgery, announced a world-wide commercial agreement with DePuy Synthes, the world’s largest provider of...

September 18, 2014

CAMP HILL, Pa. & WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Post Acute Medical, one of the nation’s leading providers of long-term acute care services, announced today that it has selected Quantia, Inc.’s (Quantia) Physician Engagement Platform to more...

September 18, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OvaScienceSM (NASDAQ: OVAS), a global life sciences company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new fertility treatments, announced today the appointment of Jeffrey Young to Chief...

September 18, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NovaBone Launches MacroFORM™ Bioactive Packable and Moldable Composite Collagen Devices that offer more bioactivity than any other competitive product available to the orthopedic community.

September 18, 2014

CLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--22nd Century Group (NYSE MKT:XXII) announced that the Company entered into a worldwide license agreement with Anandia Labs granting 22nd Century exclusive rights to cannabinoid biosynthesis genes.

September 18, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced that Cipla Limited has granted Salix exclusive rights under certain patent applications in the “Rifaximin Complexes” patent family controlled by Cipla. The...

September 18, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTPH), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company whose lead product candidate, eravacycline, is being developed as a broad-spectrum intravenous and oral antibiotic...

September 18, 2014

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trevena, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRVN), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of G protein coupled receptor (GPCR) biased ligands, today announced that Adam M. Koppel, M.D...

September 18, 2014

MIDLAND, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Representing a significant milestone toward the commercialization of Dow’s Enlist™ corn and soybean traits in the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday issued its deregulation...

September 18, 2014

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NovaBay Pharmaceuticals Creates Optometry Advisory Board

September 18, 2014

HENDERSON, Nev. & ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Out-Licenses Rights for Greater China to CASI Pharmaceuticals for Three of Its Drugs

September 18, 2014

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jain Foundation and Genzyme collaborate to translate ALDA (Automated LGMD Diagnostic Assistant) into five languages and help physicians worldwide diagnose patients with limb girdle muscle weakness.

September 18, 2014

BILTHOVEN, the Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biotech Venture Capital Firm Aglaia Launches
New $65 Million Oncology Fund

September 18, 2014

CLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--22nd Century Group (NYSE MKT:XXII) announced today that it has closed a private placement with Crede CG III, Ltd for $10 million of restrictive stock of the Company.

September 18, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synergy Pharmaceuticals Reaches Halfway Mark for Second Pivotal Phase 3 Trial of Plecanatide in Patients with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation