Biotechnology News

October 22, 2014

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 27, 2014. Third Quarter Highlights Grew adjusted earnings...

October 22, 2014

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICON plc, (NASDAQ: ICLR), a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September...

October 22, 2014

MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CE mark approval and first implant of Sorin Group's Memo 3D Rechord mitral valve annuloplasty ring

October 22, 2014

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Elements SmartBrush® Angio* by Brainlab has been used clinically for the first time.

October 22, 2014

PARIS & THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) today announced that they have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for Ipsen to...

October 21, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tufts Medical Center (Tufts MC) and Specialists On Call ("SOC"), the nation's largest provider of specialist physician services to hospitals via telemedical technologies, are partnering to provide a new neurology support...

October 21, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced that its board of directors declared a fourth quarter dividend of $0.27 per common share. This dividend amount is equal to the...

October 21, 2014

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today that its third quarter 2014 financial results will be released on Tuesday, October 28, at 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time. At 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Gilead’s...

October 21, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today announced that John Hammergren, chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the 2014 Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference in Phoenix at 9:00 a.m. MT on Tuesday,...

October 21, 2014

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoString Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ:NSTG) a provider of life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products, today announced that the Journal of Clinical Oncology published an analysis of...

October 21, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubist Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

October 21, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder and spine, announced today revenue of $57.9 million for the third quarter of 2014, a 4%...

October 21, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Phosplatin Therapeutics LLC today announced that the first cohort of patients has been successfully dosed in its Phase I first-in-human clinical study of PT-112, the lead therapeutic candidate among its phosphaplatin...

October 21, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Akron Biotech announced its expansion to a new, larger facility with 12,000 sq. ft. of laboratory and manufacturing space, focusing on commercialization for both research and clinical use.

October 21, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Renowned neuro-oncology thought leaders gather for the latest Novalis Circle symposium held at the annual Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) meeting.

October 21, 2014

STRASBOURG, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Transgene SA (Paris:TNG) (Euronext: TNG) today announced its financial results as of September 30, 2014 (third quarter and first nine months of 2014). Operating Revenue: The following table...

October 21, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 400 business executives, scientists and other stakeholders gathered in Ft. Lauderdale last week for the 17th Annual BioFlorida Conference, the hallmark industry event for Florida’s life sciences...

October 21, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext : MKEA FR0010609263), inventor of Cellvizio, the multidisciplinary optical biopsy platform, today announced results from a prospective multicenter study showing that...

October 21, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioUtah and the Utah STEM Action Center partner to support the development of future STEM stars through the 2014 Utah Life Science STEM Awards scholarships, at the Utah Life Science Summit on Nov. 5.

October 21, 2014

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Houston-based Celltex Therapeutics has partnered with the Arthritis Foundation South Central Region, marking a milestone for the future of regenerative medicine for people living with arthritis.

October 21, 2014

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The David H. Murdock Research Institute at the NC Research Campus and Crown Bioscience, Inc. announce the opening of the Crown Bioscience US Research Center.

October 21, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced updates to its SurePrint miRNA Microarrays to include targets from the latest public miRNA miRBase database. The database, miRBase 21, contains 28,645...

October 21, 2014

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Singulex, Inc., the developer and leading provider of Single Molecule Counting (SMC) technology for clinical diagnostics and scientific discovery, today outlined a refinement of the Company’s commercial strategy...

October 21, 2014

MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sorin Group makes $20 million minority investment in Respicardia Inc., a developer of innovative implantable devices for patients with central sleep apnea.

October 21, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, England & PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cambridge Design Partnership has been awarded certification to ISO13485 and ISO9001, the internationally recognised standards for quality management.

October 21, 2014

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) will report its third quarter 2014 financial results on October 30, 2014, after close of market.

October 21, 2014

LANGENFELD, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--tesa Labtec, the pharmaceutical specialist within development and production of transdermal patches as well as oral and buccal films, will attend this year´s AAPS Meeting and Exposition in San Diego.

October 21, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetaStat has appointed two new board members, Richard J. Berman and H. Philip Goodeve, who add strength to its board of directors.

October 21, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Therapeutics, a company developing cellular immunotherapy to treat cancer, announced today that it has raised $12 million in Series A funding led by Fidelity Biosciences and Atlas Venture, with...

October 21, 2014

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the first time, consumers can search for physicians based on the most important objective measures: physician experience, hospital quality and patient satisfaction

October 21, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enumeral has appointed Isabel Chiu as VP of Translational and Clinical Sciences to develop and implement translational programs using human derived tissue samples in ex vivo preclinical trials.

October 21, 2014

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medican signs binding LOI to acquire profitable indoor gardening supply and hydroponics company with annual revenue exceeding $4 million. Sales for 2014 up 50% to date & are projected to surpass $10M.

October 21, 2014

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, today announced that its affiliate, Iroko Pharmaceuticals Inc., signed a licensing agreement...

October 21, 2014

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jennifer Anderson to serve as New Executive Director of NCHICA.

October 21, 2014

LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SysFera and Kitware announce the integration of Kitware’s ParaView application within the SysFera-DS web interface, streamlining simulations and post-processing analysis for all HPC infrastructures.

October 21, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New technology innovations in single-use, cell culture and purification are now available to address the evolving requirements of biologic drug discovery and production for global biopharma manufacturers. These solutions...

October 21, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new single-use fermentor matches the performance of stainless steel while eliminating clean/steam-in-place steps, reducing set-up time and mitigating cross-contamination risk in microbial fermentation. The Thermo...

October 21, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macrogen Selects GenoLogics’ Clarity LIMS to Strengthen X-Genome and Clinical Sequencing Services

October 21, 2014

PLEASANTON, Calif. & PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--inVentiv Health Clinical, a leading global supplier of drug development services, will replace its electronic trial master file (eTMF) content management system with Veeva Vault eTMF....

October 21, 2014

HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GVK BIO Announces Successful Completion of Drug Repurposing Efforts to Identify Novel Indications

October 21, 2014

NESS ZIONA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kamada Ltd. (Nasdaq: KMDA) (TASE: KMDA), a plasma-derived protein therapeutics company focused on orphan indications, announces that a comprehensive review of the data available in the literature in support of...

October 21, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) announced today that Dr. Anthony Lembo of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will present the results of TARGET 3 in a late-breaking podium presentation at the American...

October 21, 2014

MODI’IN, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exalenz Bioscience (TASE:EXEN), a leader in developing and marketing non-invasive medical devices for diagnosing and monitoring a range of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, announced the start of a pivotal...

October 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Discover Global Markets: Healthcare and Life Sciences Conference Minneapolis - Nov 17-18, 2014
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October 21, 2014

RAYNHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medrobotics Closes $20 Million Financing:
Company Extends its Runway for Commercialization of the Ground-Breaking Flex® System in Otolaryngology

October 21, 2014

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liftstream Ltd, a company providing executive recruitment services to the biotechnology sector, announces the publication of its new gender diversity report, “Diversifying the Outlook – The X&Y of Biotechnology...

October 21, 2014

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: During 2014, Allenex (STO:ALNX) has started the development of brand new HLA typing tests based on the method of real-time PCR. The aim is to launch the products during the second quarter of 2015. The...