Biotechnology News

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...

October 21, 2014

GOETTINGEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sartorius (FWB:SRT), a leading international laboratory and pharmaceutical equipment supplier, successfully closed the first nine months of 2014 with substantial gains. Consolidated order intake grew 10.1% in...

October 21, 2014

MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hatchtech announced positive results from a Phase 2 clinical study evaluating the ovicidal efficacy (ability to kill lice eggs) of a single, 10 minute application of Xeglyze™ Lotion.

October 20, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYTX) announced today that Lloyd H. Dean has tendered his resignation as a member of the Board, effective November 1, 2014. Mr. Dean has served as a director...

October 20, 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 it has...

October 20, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tech Collective Tech10 Awards program honors ten Rhode Island IT practitioners, digital media designers, and entrepreneurs; to be recognized at celebration event on Nov. 20

October 20, 2014

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact Sciences will hold its third-quarter earnings call on Monday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. ET.

October 20, 2014

VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM), a late-stage oncology company, today announced that it intends to offer and sell common stock and warrants in an underwritten public offering. The offering is subject to market...

October 20, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illumina reports record financial results for third quarter of fiscal year 2014. The company substantially raises fiscal year 2014 guidance.

October 20, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the SureSelect Focused Exome, a target enrichment solution that enables deep coverage of only those target regions that have been associated with disease....

October 20, 2014

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SomaLogic, Inc., announced today that Novartis has extended its multi-year research agreement for the development and application of SomaLogic’s unique proteomics technology to Novartis’ drug discovery and...

October 20, 2014

PRINCETON, N.J. & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--STENTYS Wins Large Regional Tender in Middle East

October 20, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PointClickCare announced enrollment is available for its secure Integrated Direct Messaging tool, which provides efficient and effective communication between senior care providers and their partners.

October 20, 2014

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

October 20, 2014

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a first step toward future human therapies, researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have shown that esophageal tissue can be grown in vivo from both human and mouse cells....

October 20, 2014

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today IBC Life Sciences, is pleased to kick off the 2014 edition of BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition, the world’s largest event dedicated to biological development and manufacturing.

October 20, 2014

EVRY, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Global Bioenergies (Paris:ALGBE) (Alternext Paris: ALGBE), the industrial biology company that develops sustainable routes to light olefins, today publishes audited financial statements for the six...

October 20, 2014

MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Phlexglobal, the specialist provider of innovative Trial Master File (TMF) and electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) expertise, solutions and services to the life sciences industry, announces a key appointment to its...

October 20, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the inclusion of efficacy and safety data from the TOWER and TOPIC studies of once-daily, oral Aubagio® (...

October 20, 2014

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The opening reception for BioPort Atlantic 2014, where Atlantic Canada’s leaders in life sciences meet, kicks off today. The full conference agenda unfolds tomorrow, October 21, 2014, at the World Trade and...