Biotechnology News

April 15, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alzheon, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on brain health, memory and aging, announced today that it has appointed Franz F. Hefti, PhD, to the company’s Board of Directors.

April 15, 2014

SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Irvine Scientific is pleased to announce the launch of its BalanCD™ MDCK cell culture medium, a next generation cell culture product responding to today’s requirements for media used in cell-based vaccine...

April 15, 2014

WEST DRAYTON, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) today issued its Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) recommending FIRMAGON® (degarelix) as an option for treating advanced hormone-dependent...

April 15, 2014

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kineta, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of immune-modulating drugs for critical diseases, and RLB Holdings, an investment fund founded by Ray and Lydia Bartoszek, have formed a joint venture,...

April 15, 2014

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While studies over the recent years have contributed to an improved understanding of psoriasis, there are still significant gaps in knowledge related to the epidemiology of this serious, chronic disease and trends in...

April 15, 2014

LUND, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Probi (STO:PROB) Probi has signed a distribution and supply agreement with Sanofi. Following this the Consumer Healthcare division of Sanofi Korea is making a major launch of Probi´s gut health...

April 15, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DesignMedix, Inc., a Portland biotech company, received a grant for almost $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue development and manufacture of a new anti-malarial drug.

April 14, 2014

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck today announced that the FDA has approved GRASTEK® (Timothy Grass Pollen Allergen Extract) Tablet for Sublingual Use [2800 Bioequivalent Allergy Units (BAU)].

April 14, 2014

VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Bionics (AB), a leader in cochlear implant technology announced the launch in Vietnam of the HiResolution™ Bionic Ear System, featuring the HiFocus™ Mid-Scala electrode and the Naída CI Q70.

April 14, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: BioAlliance Pharma SA (Paris:BIO) (Euronext Paris - BIO), an innovative Company specialized in the development of drugs in orphan oncology diseases, today announced that the European Independent Board of...

April 14, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--YC Bioelectric LLC received an award from the NIH for its Phase I STTR proposal-Multi-Blot Western Device, and was co-founded through IU Research & Technology Corp.'s Spin Up program.

April 14, 2014

HORSHAM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acurian, Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of PPD, announced today that Todd Albin, MBA, CCRP, has assumed the newly created position of...

April 14, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Akron Biotech, an innovative biotech company focused on serving the growing demands of the cell therapy industry, is pleased to announce it was awarded a Phase 1 Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Award...

April 14, 2014

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Registration for this year’s BIO Livestock Biotech Summit is officially open to attendees and credentialed media.

April 14, 2014

VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM), a late-stage oncology company, today announced that it has priced a “best efforts” underwritten public offering of units of common stock and warrants at a price of $1.40 per unit...

April 14, 2014

HORSHAM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FDA-EMA Leadership to Discuss Pharmacovigilance at DIA Annual Meeting

April 14, 2014

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forum brings together leading family offices and their foundations seeking impact investment, grant-giving and philanthropy opportunities within health and life sciences

April 14, 2014

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--True North Therapeutics Publishes Study in Blood Demonstrating Ex Vivo Efficacy of a C1s Antibody in Cold Agglutinin Disease Patient Samples

April 14, 2014

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Deborah Andrews and David Schlachet to the Board of Directors. David Schlachet serves as a director of several public and private...

April 14, 2014

GAITHERSBURG, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlycoMimetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLYC) announced today that data for its lead clinical drug candidate, rivipansel (GMI-1070), was highlighted via one oral presentation and one poster at the 8th Annual Sickle Cell...

April 14, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dimension Therapeutics Expands Leadership Team and Scientific Advisory Board with Key Appointments

April 14, 2014

JUPITER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioRestorative Therapies, Inc. ("BRT" or the "Company") (OTCBB:BRTX), a life sciences company focused on adult stem cell-based therapies for various personal medical applications, today announced that Wayne Olan, M...

April 14, 2014

BARRINGTON, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new peristaltic pump enables researchers working in bioprocessing environments to achieve the precision and reliability needed to improve their processes. The Thermo Scientific Miniflex peristaltic pump...

April 14, 2014

DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien plc today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) Clearance for the Kangaroo™ feeding tube with IRIS Technology.

April 14, 2014

WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aphios, a biotechnology company developing therapeutics for cancer supportive care, HIV latency, and Alzheimer’s disease has been selected to present at the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum, NY.

April 14, 2014

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) announced today the submission of a new drug application (NDA) on April 4, 2014 to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a fixed-dose combination of atazanavir...

April 14, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Long term data from Cytori's cardiac cell therapy PRECISE trial in ischemia heart failure patients has been published in the American Heart Journal. The publication is now available online.

April 14, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synta Pharmaceuticals Enters Into Agreement to Sell $5.0 Million in Common Stock Directly to an Affiliate of Synta Board Member Bruce Kovner

April 14, 2014

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tech Council of Maryland hosts Maryland gubernatorial candidates in forum to discuss issues impacting tech and life sciences sectors in the state.

April 14, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biogen Idec to Present New Clinical Data from Its Robust Neurology Portfolio at AAN Annual Meeting

April 14, 2014

GHENT, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--10th Anniversary Knowledge for Growth

April 14, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--pSivida announces September 26, 2014 PDUFA date for Iluvien for DME

April 14, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX) today announced it is updating its revenue outlook for 2014 and 2015.                           Current revenue forecast       Previous revenue forecast 2014       $19 million - $21 million...

April 14, 2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Signs Agreement With China's Tririver Capital

April 14, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) (ADR:TKPPY) was awarded a contract comprising detailed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for the core process units of Cargill’s new ethanol production...

April 13, 2014

GOTHENBURG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ascom Wireless Solutions, a world leader in mission-critical communication, recently acquired the Australian based company Integrated Wireless. This strategic acquisition is an important step in the Ascom...

April 13, 2014

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New patient survey data presented today at the European Association of Urology (EAU 14) congress, showed that nocturia (waking to void one or more times a night followed by sleep), has a strong negative impact on...

April 12, 2014

STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Medivir AB (OMX:MVIR) today announces that positive new simeprevir data were presented at The International Liver Congress™ 2014 of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) in...

April 12, 2014

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced that a first set of results on phase III clinical study of Dysport® in the treatment of adults suffering from Upper Limb Spasticity was presented on...

April 12, 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 detailed...

April 11, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NasdaqCM:GALE) investors are reminded of the May 5, 2014 deadline to move for appointment as lead plaintiff in the securities class litigation against Galena Biopharma, Inc.

April 11, 2014

CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alexion announced data from two studies examining long-term efficacy and safety of asfotase alfa in infants and juveniles with hypophosphatasia to be presented at the upcoming PAS and ASPR meeting.

April 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valhalla High School student Shea Ricketts is the winner of 11th Annual AMN/HCC San Diego Scholarship Essay Contest presented by Health Care Communicators of San Diego and AMN Healthcare

April 11, 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 six month warrants in a “best efforts” underwritten public offering. The offering...