Biotechnology News

August 29, 2014

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOLASE, Inc. (BIOL), the world’s leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, announced today that it held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Wednesday, August 27, at the Company's corporate headquarters...

August 29, 2014

CLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--22nd Century Group (NYSE MKT: XXII) announced that NASCO Products, a licensed tobacco product manufacturer and member of the MSA, entered into a multi-year manufacturing with Smoker Friendly.

August 29, 2014

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senesco Technologies, Inc. (“Senesco” or the “Company”) (OTCQB:SNTI) today announced the closing of enrollment in its ongoing Phase 1b/2a open-label, multiple-dose, dose-escalation clinical trial of SNS01-T, a...

August 29, 2014

NAARDEN, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dezima Pharma (‘Dezima’), the biotechnology company developing innovative drugs in the field of dyslipidemia, announced today that it has received very positive results in its Phase 2b TULIP clinical trial,...

August 29, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regualtory News: The Board of Directors of Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), chaired by Marc de Garidel, met on 28 August 2014 to approve the financial statements for the first half 2014, published today. The interim...

August 28, 2014

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioJapan 2014 – World Business Forum – will be held for three days from October 15th (Wed.) to 17th (Fri.), 2014 at Pacifico Yokohama (Exhibition Halls C & D, and Annex Hall). Comprised of exhibition, seminars and...

August 28, 2014

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ocular Therapeutix (Nasdaq: OCUL), announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

August 28, 2014

EDMONTON, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radient Technologies Inc. (TSX-V:RTI) (the “Corporation”) announced today that it has released its financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The unaudited financial...

August 28, 2014

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact Sciences will participate in Baird’s 2014 Health Care Conference Thursday, Sept. 4 in New York.

August 28, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, Sept. 9, in New York City. Don Zurbay, vice president, finance and chief financial officer, will...

August 28, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eleven will participate in the Citi 9th Annual Biotech Conference on September 4 and the NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference on September 26.

August 28, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Netsmart today announced that its myAvatar™ ONC 2014 solution has been certified as an Inpatient Complete EHR, 2014 Edition (Meaningful Use Stage 2). Using the myAvatar CareRecord™, hospitals, including those...

August 28, 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...

August 28, 2014

NEW YORK & CARMIEL, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE-MKT:PLX, TASE:PLX) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ELELYSO™ (taliglucerase alfa) for...

August 28, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acusphere announced the strategic decision to voluntarily withdraw its Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) submitted to the European Medicines Agency’s CHMP for Imagify.

August 28, 2014

ALACHUA, Fla. & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Banyan Biomarkers, Inc. announced that the company has licensed its intellectual property related to traumatic brain injury (TBI) biomarkers to Abbott for assessment and verification. The...

August 28, 2014

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VertiFlex®, Inc., a leading innovator of advanced minimally invasive interventions for spinal stenosis, announced the first patients have been treated in the STEPS Trial

August 28, 2014

CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alexion Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ALXN) today announced that management will present at two upcoming investor conferences: Robert W. Baird & Co. 2014 Health Care Conference in New York City on Thursday,...

August 28, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines to address unmet medical needs in neurological and related central...

August 28, 2014

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT:BTX) today announced that it has entered into a collaboration with Susan Thibeault, Ph.D., of the University of Wisconsin and Marc Remacle, M.D. of Louvain University to evaluate BioTime’s...

August 28, 2014

CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) announced today that Kevin Green, vice president and chief financial officer, is scheduled to present a corporate update at the Baird 2014 Health Care Conference at 7:55 AM ET on...

August 28, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tau Therapeutics LLC and Xdynia LLC merge to form Cavion LLC, a clinical-stage platform company developing T-type calcium channel antagonists for oncologic and neurologic diseases.

August 28, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HeartFlow, Inc. today announced the recent appointment of several key executives including Baird Radford, as chief financial officer; Brent Ness, as chief commercial officer; Robert Eno, as vice president of...

August 28, 2014

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Antibe Therapeutics Reports Q1 2015 Interim Financial and Operating Results

August 28, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT), a developer of innovative RNA-based therapeutics, announced today that management is scheduled to present a company overview at the following investor conferences in...

August 28, 2014

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corgenix Medical Corporation has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Orgentec Diagnostika of Mainz, Germany, in a transaction valued at approximately $16 million.

August 28, 2014

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CardiacAssist received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its PROTEK Duo veno‐venous cannula for use during extracorporeal life support (ECLS) procedures.

August 28, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncoPep has raised $6.9 million to advance its cancer vaccine PVX-410 through expanded clinical development. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society participated in the financing.

August 28, 2014

MONTCLAIR, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetaStat's CEO, Oscar L. Bronsther, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Rodman Conference on September 10, 2014 at 2:05 pm EDT. His presentation will be webcast.

August 28, 2014

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Allenex AB (STO:ALNX): INTERIM REPORT JANUARY - JUNE 2014 For the April-June period · Net sales for the period rose to SEK 31.5 million (27.2). · Operating income (EBIT) for the period was SEK 2.0...

August 28, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:ATNM) (“Actinium” or “the Company”), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers, today announced...

August 28, 2014

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NovaBay® Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NBY), a biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development and commercialization of its non-antibiotic anti-infective products, announced today that it has added...

August 28, 2014

SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Appendix 4E: end of financial year results for QRxPharma

August 28, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Isogenica, specialists in the discovery and optimisation of therapeutic and diagnostic peptides, proteins and antibodies for the pharma and biotech industries, appoint Dr Chris Ullman as CEO.

August 27, 2014

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology Announces 1:100 Reverse Stock Split

August 27, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ:ENTA) a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs in the infectious disease field, today announced that Jay R. Luly,...

August 27, 2014

CLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--22nd Century Group comments on inaccurate article. The author disclosed on the front page that he is “short” the Company’s stock, meaning that the author profits if the share price declines.

August 27, 2014

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Madison Vaccines Inc.'s MVI-816 will be used in a trial testing a two-pronged approach to treat metastatic prostate cancer, conducted with a $1.5M Movember-Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenge Award.

August 27, 2014

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) today announced that a series of abstracts highlighting data from its Infectious Disease portfolio will be presented at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial...

August 27, 2014

EAGAN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Institutes of Health has awarded a small business innovation research grant to Biothera for the continued development of a fungal vaccine. The $150,000 grant will support the continued preclinical...

August 27, 2014

LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: ERYTECH Pharma (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP), the French biopharmaceutical company that develops innovative ‘tumor starvation’ treatments for acute leukemia and other oncology...

August 27, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CIMIT, the Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation & Technology, is proud to have facilitated Boston University’s PharmaChk team in helping to secure $2M grant from Saving Lives At Birth: A Grand Challenge...

August 27, 2014

HORSHAM, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cmed will be speaking and exhibiting at the Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Southern California conference, taking place on September 23-24, 2014 in La Jolla, CA, USA.

August 27, 2014

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MolecularHealth to Sponsor Best of ASCO Florida 2014 Symposium