Biotechnology News

Mon, 2015-11-16 08:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SCIEX today introduced the M3 MicroLC System, a new fully-integrated micro-scale LC system designed for biopharmaceutical applications such as antibody drug development, where sample size is limited.

Mon, 2015-11-16 08:00

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ:BRKR) today announced that it has appointed Dr. Robert Rosenthal to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Rosenthal currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and as a...

Mon, 2015-11-16 08:00

MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starpharma (ASX: SPL, OTCQX: SPHRY) today announced that treatment with its novel antibody-targeted DEP® conjugate resulted in complete tumour regression and 100% survival in an ovarian cancer model.

Mon, 2015-11-16 08:00

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioLineRx Ltd. (NASDAQ/TASE: BLRX) today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015

Mon, 2015-11-16 08:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxalta Singapore Facility Receives FDA Approval, Strengthening Company Leadership in Providing Reliable Supply to Hemophilia Patients

Mon, 2015-11-16 07:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PixarBio Corporation is proud to announce that our cofounder Robert S. Langer was named the recipient of the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Sciences from the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia to be...

Mon, 2015-11-16 07:00

BEERSE, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janssen-Cilag International NV (Janssen) today announced the preliminary results from the Phase IIa OSIRIS trial, at the Liver Meeting®, the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver...

Mon, 2015-11-16 07:00

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MiNA Therapeutics, the pioneer in RNA activation therapeutics, today announced the presentation of pre-clinical data on its MTL-CEBPA program in which the compound was shown to improve several markers of liver function in...

Mon, 2015-11-16 07:00

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rainbow Coral Corp. (OTCQB:RBCC) and partner Nano3D Biosciences (n3D) are pondering potential future moves as researchers make tremendous strides in the field of bioprinting, meaning it may soon be possible to...

Mon, 2015-11-16 06:00

DUSSELDORF, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With cutting-edge 4K image clarity, combined with wireless mobility, imaging leader NDS demonstrates Vision in Motion at MEDICA 2015

Mon, 2015-11-16 05:00

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Trachoma Initiative (ITI), Pfizer Inc. and International Coalition for Trachoma Control (ICTC) partners announce Pfizer’s donation of the 500 millionth dose of Zithromax® (azithromycin)...

Mon, 2015-11-16 05:00

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GRAFTYS SA, a company which develops and commercializes biomaterials used in orthopedic surgery, announces that it has recently established an ambitious Post Marketing Surveillance program, in the form of...

Mon, 2015-11-16 05:00

LILLE, France & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GENFIT (Euronext : GNFT ; ISIN : FR0004163111), a biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of developing therapeutic and diagnostic solutions in metabolic and inflammatory diseases, that...

Mon, 2015-11-16 05:00

TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) announced today that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) rendered a positive qualification opinion to C-Path’s Polycystic Kidney Disease Outcomes Consortium (PKDOC) for total...

Mon, 2015-11-16 03:00

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Konica Minolta, Inc. will showcase its newly-developed SPFS Immunoassay System, capable of highly sensitive measurements, at MEDICA 2015 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Nov. 16-19 (Hall 03/D66).

Mon, 2015-11-16 03:00

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Meda out-licensed its dermatological products Elidel and Xerese to Valeant in North America in 2011. Elidel is a patented prescription product for the treatment of atopic dermatitis. The license...

Mon, 2015-11-16 01:00

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NDS launches new ZeroWire G2 advanced wireless surgical video transmission system

Sun, 2015-11-15 20:00

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrowhead presents data at AASLD showing ARC-520 leads to robust, sustained anti-viral effects in chimpanzees with chronic HBV

Sat, 2015-11-14 20:00

KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck to Release Findings from Integrated Analysis of Six Phase 2 and 3 Clinical Trials Evaluating Investigational Elbasvir/Grazoprevir

Sat, 2015-11-14 20:00

KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck Announces Presentation of Phase 3 Results of Investigational Elbasvir/Grazoprevir in People with Chronic Hepatitis C Genotypes 1, 4 or 6 Infection

Sat, 2015-11-14 13:00

JENA, Germany & LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New high resolution Fundus Cameras VISUCAM 224 / 524 for more confident diagnosis; ZEISS introduces a new generation of high resolution Fundus cameras at the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Sat, 2015-11-14 11:00

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ:ENTA) a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases, today announced new data...

Sat, 2015-11-14 11:00

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) today announced it will present 32 scientific presentations related to its approved medicines and investigational therapies for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV)...

Sat, 2015-11-14 11:00

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced it will present results from multiple studies of Viread® (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, TDF) 300 mg for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV)...

Fri, 2015-11-13 22:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxalta Incorporated (NYSE: BXLT), a global biopharmaceutical leader dedicated to delivering transformative therapies to patients with orphan diseases and underserved conditions, announced today that the U.S....

Fri, 2015-11-13 18:00

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Puma Biotechnology will present data on three of its clinical trials at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in December 2015.

Fri, 2015-11-13 18:00

VICTORIA, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aurinia Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Fri, 2015-11-13 18:00

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) announced today that it has priced an offering of €425 million aggregate principal amount of 1.50% senior notes due 2020 at an issue price of 99.971% of the principal...

Fri, 2015-11-13 16:00

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avedro completes new $32M round of financing led by new investors InterWest and OrbiMed. New round of financing is focused on global corneal cross-linking opportunity.

Fri, 2015-11-13 16:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Medicines Company’s petition for en banc review of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s decision in The Medicines Company v. Hospira, Inc. was granted. This vacates the Court’s earlier...

Fri, 2015-11-13 15:00

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clarity Medical Systems, Inc. (Clarity), a medical device company focused on the manufacture of integrated optical systems for the diagnosis and management of eye disorders, announces the commercial availability of its...

Fri, 2015-11-13 13:00

MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zambon and Newron announced Swissmedic has approved Xadago® (safinamide) as add-on therapy to levodopa (L-dopa) alone or in combination with other PD therapies for patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Fri, 2015-11-13 13:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRNA), a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced that Douglas M. Fambrough, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, will present at...

Fri, 2015-11-13 12:00

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OrthogenRx Inc. is a late stage product development company focused on the commercialization of Class III orthopedic medical devices. The business model obtains exclusive licenses for products presently sold/manufactured ex-U.S...

Fri, 2015-11-13 10:00

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: ENTA), a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases, today announced that it...

Fri, 2015-11-13 10:00

COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Osiris Therapeutics to Attend the Brean Capital 2015 Life Sciences Summit

Fri, 2015-11-13 10:00

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMGN), a biotechnology company that develops targeted anticancer therapeutics using its antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, today announced that it has been named one of The Boston...

Fri, 2015-11-13 10:00

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Castle Biosciences, Inc., a provider of molecular diagnostics to improve cancer treatment decisions, today announced that Derek Maetzold, President and CEO, will be presenting at the Canaccord Genuity 2015...

Fri, 2015-11-13 10:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kolltan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held clinical-stage company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibody-based drugs targeting receptor tyrosine kinases, today announced that management...

Fri, 2015-11-13 09:00

HIGH POINT, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--vTv Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:VTVT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of new orally administered treatments for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and diabetes, today...

Fri, 2015-11-13 09:00

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new share repurchase program authorizing the purchase of up to $225 million of the Company’s common stock over a two-...

Fri, 2015-11-13 09:00

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenSpera, Inc. (OTC/QB: GNSZ), a biotech company developing a novel prodrug therapeutic for the treatment of cancer, is providing an update on its clinical development programs and corporate developments. The Company...

Fri, 2015-11-13 09:00

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Colorado’s thriving life science sector celebrated the state’s most inventive bioscience companies, researchers and volunteers during the annual Colorado BioScience Association Awards Dinner. The 12th annual celebration...

Fri, 2015-11-13 09:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxalta Gains EU Marketing Authorization to Provide OBIZUR to Adult Patients with Acquired Haemophilia A

Fri, 2015-11-13 07:00

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Drug pricing and IPO fatigue are emerging as critical factors that will drive the life sciences sector in the next year, according to expert panelists at Acceleration2015, the Nutter Early Stage Life Sciences conference...

Fri, 2015-11-13 07:00

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the presentation of new analyses of OFEV® for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) at the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s PFF Summit 2015 in Washington, D.C...

Fri, 2015-11-13 05:00

MALMÖ, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Hansa Medical AB (STO:HMED) At Hansa Medical’s Capital Markets Day in Stockholm today, one of the world’s leading transplantation experts, Professor Stanley Jordan at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,...