Biotechnology News

October 30, 2014

UPPSALA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Biotage (STO:BIOTA): Third quarter July – September 2014 · Group net sales in the third quarter 2014 amounted to 118.5 MSEK (103.4), an increase by 14.6 percent compared to the corresponding...

October 29, 2014

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANIK), a leader in products for tissue protection, healing and repair, based on hyaluronic acid (HA) technology, today reported financial results for the quarter ended September...

October 29, 2014

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the acquisition of Ceiba Solutions, Inc., a sciences and laboratory IT software and...

October 29, 2014

WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charles River Laboratories has issued its third-quarter 2014 financial results and also announced the acquisition of ChanTest Corporation

October 29, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2014 on Wednesday, November 5,...

October 29, 2014

ARDEN HILLS, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IntriCon Corporation (NASDAQ:IIN), a designer, developer, manufacturer and distributor of miniature and micro-miniature body-worn devices, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended...

October 29, 2014

GALILEE, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MIGAL Galilee Research Institute announces the establishment of the first Agro-Biomedical center. The center is at one of the world's most famous developed agro regions north to the Sea of Galilee

October 29, 2014

LONDON & BOSTON & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EvaluatePharma Orphan Drug Report 2014 finds that orphan drug market to reach $176 Billion by 2020.

October 29, 2014

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KOLs recognize clinical and economic benefits of noninvasive fluid management to hospitals and US health care system

October 29, 2014

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vention Medical Expands Catheter Center of Excellence in Minneapolis. New facility integrates design, development and manufacturing under one roof

October 29, 2014

BREMEN, Germany & BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinical CT Lung Screening: Learn How to Do It Well With MeVis Medical Solutions and Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

October 29, 2014

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corgenix Medical Corporation reported preliminary revenue results for the first quarter of 2015.

October 29, 2014

HERNDON, Va. & WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exostar launches ProviderPass, a turn-key, SaaS identity authentication solution. eClinicalWorks selects ProviderPass to expand its EHR product so providers can e-prescribe controlled...

October 29, 2014

MADISON, Wisconsin & PLANEGG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biomax Informatics AG accelerates US expansion, announces the opening of its US headquarters near Madison, Wisconsin.

Jonathan M. Sheridan named new CEO of Biomax Informatics,...

October 29, 2014

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact Sciences announced today that Meriter-UnityPoint Health will now offer Cologuard, a noninvasive stool DNA screening test for colorectal cancer, in effort to get more patients screened.

October 29, 2014

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Targacept Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company advancing NNR Therapeutics™, today announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter of 2014 on Wednesday,...

October 29, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $175 Million of 7.50% Convertible Senior Notes

October 29, 2014

NESS ZIONA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kamada Ltd. (NASDAQ:KMDA) (TASE:KMDA), a plasma-derived protein therapeutics company focused on orphan indications, announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Office of Orphan Products...

October 29, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIND's President and CEO, Scott Minick, is scheduled to present at the Credit Suisse and Stifel Nicolaus Weisel healthcare conferences during November 2014.

October 29, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced the publication of a clinical study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry showing comparable sexual function in adult patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD)...

October 29, 2014

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InSite Vision to Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on November 5, 2014.

October 29, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vantage Health, a mobile health technology company, is developing point-of-care screening using Apps based upon chemical sensing has formed a strategic partnership with Theranostics Laboratory.

October 29, 2014

CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerus and Kawasumi to partner on INTERCEPT platelet kit designed for use in Japan.

October 29, 2014

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xcovery announces $20M raise through equity investment from China’s Betta Pharmaceuticals for development of X-396 and Phase 1 data presentation at Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology.

October 29, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrival of former FDA senior officials accelerates Greenleaf expansion. Firm launches expanded compliance, drug and biological drug product services.

October 29, 2014

PERKASIE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Secant Medical will be highlighting its expanded capabilities and expertise in biomedical textiles and advanced biomaterials at the MEDICA/Compamed.

October 29, 2014

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Camargo Pharmaceutical Services expands its leadership team and therapeutic expertise with the appointment of Steven A. Castillo as vice president of drug development.

October 29, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today the appointment of Pushkal Garg, M.D., to the position of Senior Vice President, Clinical Development. Dr. Garg...

October 29, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved various changes to the protocol for the company’s ongoing IDE pilot trial for acute spinal...

October 29, 2014

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DPT Laboratories announces the implementation of a high-speed bottle filling center at its San Antonio location.

October 29, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celerion announces the successful recapitalization of its business through investment by MTS Health Investors, LLC, the New York-based healthcare private equity firm.

October 29, 2014

EAST LANSING, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Michigan State University College of Engineering is getting a new academic department. The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) was approved by the MSU Board of Trustees Oct. 24, opening the door...

October 29, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acceleron Pharma (NASDAQ: XLRN) will provide a corporate update at the Nomura Biotechnology Conference and the Credit Suisse 2014 Healthcare Conference in November.

October 29, 2014

DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navidea Biopharmaceuticals will report its financial results for the 3rd quarter 2014, on November 6, 2014 prior to a conference call scheduled at 8:30 a.m. EST.

October 29, 2014

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ: CGEN) today reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ending September 30, 2014.

October 29, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SynteractHCR attends the Thirteenth Annual Partnerships in Clinical Trials Congress in Europe to interact with international thought leaders and increase its presence as a global CRO.

October 29, 2014

YAVNE, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MediWound Ltd. (Nasdaq:MDWD), a fully-integrated, biopharmaceutical company bringing innovative therapies to address unmet needs in severe burn and wound management, today announced that the Company will release...

October 29, 2014

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alkermes plc (NASDAQ: ALKS) today reported financial results for the third quarter of 2014. “We enter the fourth quarter with strong momentum, and on the threshold of multiple data readouts for one of the most exciting...

October 29, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aileron Therapeutics Appoints Manuel C. Aivado, M.D., Ph.D., as Chief Medical Officer and Donna M. Jarlenski as Vice President of Clinical Operations

October 29, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aileron Therapeutics Secures $33 Million in Series E Financing to Advance Its First-In-Class Cancer Drug

October 29, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synta Announces Initiation of I-SPY 2 TRIAL of Ganetespib in Breast Cancer

October 29, 2014

LUND, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: THIRD QUARTER OF 2014 • NET SALES amounted to MSEK 37.1 (24.1). • OPERATING PROFIT totalled MSEK 9.0 (4.5). • PROFIT AFTER TAX amounted to MSEK 7.1 (3.7). • PROFIT AFTER TAX PER SHARE was SEK 0.77 (...

October 29, 2014

STRASBOURG, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Transgene (Paris:TNG) (Euronext; TNG) today announced its upcoming events calendar for the fourth quarter of 2014. Jefferies Global Healthcare Conference: Transgene will give a corporate...

October 29, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today reported its sales for the third quarter and first nine months of 2014. Unaudited IFRS consolidated sales     3rd quarter Nine months   (in million euros) 2014  ...

October 28, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Private Offering of Convertible Senior Notes

October 28, 2014

FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Thermo Scientific DRI Hydrocodone/Hydromorphone Assay is a homogeneous enzyme immunoassay that specifically detects hydrocodone and major metabolites in human urine.

October 28, 2014

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today its results of operations for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Total revenues for the third quarter of 2014 increased to $6.04 billion compared to $2....

October 28, 2014

NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iCAD, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICAD), an industry-leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the early identification and treatment of cancer, today reported financial results for...

October 28, 2014

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Dyax will host a webcast and conference call at 5:00 p.m. (ET) today to review financial results and...