Biotechnology News

August 26, 2014

NEW YORK & WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, through a subsidiary, announced today that they have entered into an...

August 26, 2014

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AB SCIEX and Dalton Pharma Services (Dalton) announced today a research collaboration to develop Antibody-Drug Conjugate (ADC) analysis capabilities.

August 26, 2014

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alkermes plc (NASDAQ: ALKS) today announced the initiation of a phase 1 clinical study of ALKS 7106, a proprietary, novel, oral, small-molecule drug candidate for the treatment of pain. The randomized, double-blind,...

August 26, 2014

HUXLEY, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novozymes and Monsanto Company leaders this week highlighted how the companies’ BioAg Alliance is working to develop innovations for agriculture to boost productivity and further support the management of natural...

August 26, 2014

SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Irvine Scientific introduces serum-free differentiation media to PRIME-XV® cell therapy product line.

August 26, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & BRISBANE, Queensland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vaxxas has been named a 2015 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Vaxxas is one of 24 emerging technology companies from all industries recognized for their potential...

August 26, 2014

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cortendo AB (OSE:CORT) CORTENDO REPORTS RESULTS AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE Q2 AND H1 OF 2014 HIGHLIGHTS - H1’2014 AND POST PERIOD · First patient enrolled into the NormoCort™ Phase 3 SONICS trial - continued progress on...

August 26, 2014

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Recipharm and Isofol Medical AB, a Gothenburg-based pharmaceutical company developing novel products for unmet needs within oncology, are pleased to announce the formation of a collaboration to...

August 25, 2014

WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPD today announced the appointment of Robert Hureau as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

August 25, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) met with local Medical Technology (MedTech) executives on Friday, August 22 to discuss hot topics surrounding the local industry landscape. Hosted by Minneapolis-based Logic PD at its...

August 25, 2014

SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT) (“Catalent”), the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced that John...

August 25, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization announced the initial list of presenting companies for the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum. The event will take place October 7-8, 2014 in San Francisco, CA.

August 25, 2014

CHELSEA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Civitas Therapeutics, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing transformative therapeutics using its proprietary ARCUSTM technology, today announced the successful completion...

August 25, 2014

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Centaur Announces CFO Transition Plan

August 25, 2014

DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Johns Hopkins Medicine report finds that Spectra254’s Spectra 1000 Series of UV light decontamination system is highly effective in killing three major healthcare-acquired pathogens.

August 25, 2014

CHANDLER, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jack B. Jewett, Flinn Foundation, has been named the Arizona Bioscience Leader of 2014 by the Arizona Bioindustry Association, Jewett will be honored at the AZBio Awards in Phoenix on Sept. 17, 2014.

August 25, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fera Pharmaceuticals is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Pragma Pharmaceuticals to launch Amoxicillin Extended-Release Tablets, the authorized generic for Moxatag®. Craig Salmon, VP of Sales at Fera says...

August 25, 2014

ROSWELL, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CorMatrix® Cardiovascular announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market the CorMatrix® CanGaroo™ ECM® Envelope for use with cardiac implantable electronic devices (...

August 25, 2014

MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease suggests healthy older adults are less capable of observing own cognitive decline over 18 months than Cogstate’s computerized brief battery.

August 25, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) today announced that Mike Bonney, Cubist’s CEO, will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, September 8, to discuss the company’s...

August 25, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On-X® Life Technologies, Inc. (On-X LTI) announced today that under an agreement with SynCardia Systems, Inc. (SynCardia) and as part of the On-X Contract Manufacturing Business Unit, On-X LTI is producing SynHall...

August 25, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist Award Winners Announced

August 25, 2014

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FortuneRock (China) Ltd. Announces Investments Totaling $24 Million From Foreign and Domestic Chinese Private Investors and Jinhua Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Shenzhen Stock Exchange listed company)

August 25, 2014

ST LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Appistry, Inc., announces the launch of the Variant Annotation, integrated tools for identifying causal variants in next-generation sequencing data.

August 25, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ: LJPC), a leader in the development of innovative therapies intended to significantly improve outcomes in patients suffering from life-threatening diseases, today announced that...

August 25, 2014

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, announced today the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZORVOLEX® (...

August 25, 2014

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compugen appointed Mr. Ari Krashin CFO, effective as of 9. 9. 14. and will have direct responsibility for all financial functions of the company, IR and in addition will oversee the legal function

August 25, 2014

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alkermes plc (NASDAQ: ALKS) today announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval of aripiprazole lauroxil, the company’s investigational, novel,...

August 25, 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 its i-Lid...

August 25, 2014

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Arrow VPS G4 Device, a Vascular Positioning System from Teleflex, Streamlines Placement of Central IV Catheters, Study Reports

August 25, 2014

CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alexion announced initiation of a trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of Soliris for prevention of delayed graft function/DGF after kidney transplantation in adult patients at increased risk of DGF.

August 25, 2014

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For Non-US/Non-UK/Non-Canadian Media New Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) data for the treatment of a broad range of thromboembolic diseases will be presented at the ESC Congress 2014, 30th August – 3rd...

August 25, 2014

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MEDIAN Technologies (PARIS:ALMDT), a leading medical imaging solutions and service provider for image interpretation and management in oncology clinical trials, cancer screening programs and routine...

August 22, 2014

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nanotherapeutics, Inc. (www.nanotherapeutics.com) is a privately held biopharmaceutical company with a major focus on developing a diversified...

August 22, 2014

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle BioMed announced today its founder, Ken Stuart, Ph.D., has been presented with the Award for Impact by the Washington Global Health Alliance.

August 22, 2014

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elekta (STO:EKTAB) Elekta welcomes you to its Capital Markets Day on September 15, in conjunction with the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), in San Francisco, USA. The event...

August 22, 2014

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of Bud Genius (Symbol: RIGH) yesterday began discussion on filing an S-1 registration for its new subsidiary, Genius Biotech Corporation, to be listed on the OTC:BB.

August 22, 2014

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Vitrolife AB (STO:VITR) has terminated its market maker agreement with Remium due to the increased share trading. The agreement will cease on 2014-11-21. No new market maker has been appointed....

August 21, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New York mental health, alcoholism and substance abuse treatment providers get a partner in record standardization as Netsmart's myAvatar and myEvolv receive NYSCRI certification.

August 21, 2014

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinipace Worldwide, a global digital clinical research organization (dCRO), announced the company has been named to Inc. Magazine’s 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000 list for the fifth consecutive year. This...

August 21, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spero Therapeutics, LLC announces the publication of a paper in the journal PLoS Pathogens describing the first known compounds to restrict the ability of bacteria to form antibiotic-tolerant cells.

August 21, 2014

PRINCETON, N.J. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Eliquis...

August 21, 2014

DURHAM, N.C. & MANASSAS, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ATCC and bioMérieux Collaborate to Deliver Accurate Identification of Industrial Microorganisms

August 21, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIO is pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Raymond, former undersecretary of agriculture for food safety at the USDA, will deliver a keynote address at the 2014 Livestock Biotech Summit.

August 21, 2014

LONDON & AUDUBON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DrugDev acquires award-winning TrialNetworks platform, launches Innovation Lab, unveils Investigator Databank website and reaches $1 billion in global site payments in first half of 2014

August 21, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dicerna announces a series of recently issued patents providing broad composition and method of use claims covering double stranded RNA molecules, called dicer substrate siRNAs (DsiRNAs).

August 21, 2014

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Learn about the Effective Use, Analysis, and Best Practices for Collecting eCOA Data in Oncology Programs in a new PHT Corporation educational webinar, September 10, 10-11am and 2-3pm EST.