Biotechnology News

Sat, 2016-01-30 03:49

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WAVE Life Sciences Ltd. (NASDAQ: WVE), today announced its plan to deliver six clinical programs by 2018.

Sat, 2016-01-30 03:49

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Begins Enrolling Patients in Registrational Trial of SPI-2012, a Novel, Long Acting G-CSF in Patients with Breast Cancer

Sat, 2016-01-30 03:49

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMGN), a biotechnology company that develops targeted anticancer therapeutics using its proprietary ADC technology, today reported financial results for the three-month period ended...

Sat, 2016-01-30 03:49

HYDERABAD, India & PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZEMBRACE™SymTouch™ (sumatriptan succinate)...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZEPATIER™ (elbasvir and grazoprevir) for the treatment of adult...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

YARDLEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OptiNose, a privately-held specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its licensing partner, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has reported that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leaders from the Michigan bio-industry, academia, and policy realms are joining to discuss how to best unleash Michigan’s biosciences R&D and manufacturing potential and drive future business growth at...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share of common stock on January 28, 2016. This dividend is payable on May 10, 2016 to all shareholders...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Thermo Scientific 230-volt environmental chambers, designed to provide highly stable environmental conditions, are now available in Europe, Africa, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

BANNOCKBURN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxalta Incorporated (NYSE:BXLT) will announce its fourth quarter and full-year 2015 financial results on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, before the market opens. Complementary information to this press release on the...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

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 and diabetes, today...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICF was recently awarded a new multiple-award BPA by the CDC, CGH. The G-DATA BPA has a ceiling of $150 million and a term of five years.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) today announced the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted for review the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for cabozantinib as a treatment for patients with...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Editas Medicine Appoints John D. Mendlein, Ph.D., to Board of Directors

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) announced today that the European Commission has approved Daklinza for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (HCV) in three new patient populations. The expanded label...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--High Times, the world’s leading cannabis media and information business, announces the return of the SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup, now expanded to two weekends following record crowds last year. Over the...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

BORDEAUX, France & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: IMPLANET (Paris:IMPL) (Euronext: IMPL, FR0010458729, PEA-PME eligible), a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, announces that the first...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NURO) today announced that Quell Wearable Pain Relief Technology will be featured at the North Carolina Foot & Ankle Society’s Winter Scientific Seminar to be held January 28-31 in...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Abzena plc announces that its US biomanufacturing subsidiary, PacificGMP, has made two senior appointments to support its growth.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rainbow Coral Corp. (OTCQB: RBCC) is hailing a recent nationwide survey that shows substance abuse and addiction among American teens has dropped, but the company says a lot of hard work still lies ahead before...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biological Dynamics Inc., a privately held molecular diagnostics company, appoints John L. “Kip” Miller to the Board of Directors.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

CLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--22nd Century Launches New RED SUN® Extremely Nicotine Website; RED SUN smokers are unapologetic about smoking and deserve the best tobacco has to offer.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third consecutive year, IT and medical technology company Sectra (STO: SECT B) is ranked #1 by its US customers and has been awarded the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS for PACS in the “2015/2016 Best in KLAS:...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

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...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Surface Oncology, Inc. (Surface), a leader in the development of next-generation cancer immunotherapies, announced today the appointment of Vito J. Palombella, PhD, as Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Palombella...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRTX), a biotechnology company focused on improving the lives of patients by developing best-in-class medicines that address major unmet medical needs, today announced the...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. & BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DNAnexus and Sapio Sciences collaborate for seamless integration of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and cloud bioinformatics solution.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has determined the company’s New Drug Application (NDA) for cabozantinib as a treatment for patients...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SurModics today announced results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter, ended December 31, 2015.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilis Biotherapeutics, LLC (Agilis), a biotechnology company advancing innovative gene therapies for rare genetic diseases that affect the central nervous system (CNS), announced today that the Company has...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Getinge: (STO:GETIB) FOURTH QUARTER IN BRIEF · Order intake increased by 7.5% to SEK 8,326 M (7,747). Order intake grew organically by 1.2%. · Net sales increased by 11.3% to SEK 9,417 M (8,458). Net sales...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO), today reported financial and business highlights for the full year and quarter ended December 31, 2015. The Company operates in two markets - wearable therapeutic technology and...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cadmus Rich, MD, Vice President, Medical Affairs and Clinical Development of Inotek, will present at Glaucoma 360: New Horizons Forum on Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avioq, Inc. obtains Health Canada approval for screening of cadaveric organ and tissue donors with the Avioq® HTLV-I/II Microelisa System

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

ARDSLEY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOR) will host a conference call and webcast to report its fourth quarter and year end 2015 financial results and pipeline updates on Thursday, February 11 at 8:30 a.m. ET. To...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced that a randomized Phase 3 study evaluating Opdivo (nivolumab) versus investigator’s choice in patients with recurrent or metastatic platinum-refractory...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illumina Appoints Dr. Frances Arnold to its Board of Directors.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2015. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ADDoPT, a newly launched collaborative project is set to transform the UK pharmaceutical industry by enabling manufacturing processes of innovative medicines of the future to be designed digitally.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crown Bioscience, a global drug discovery and development services company, will be hosting a symposium at The Nucleus in Chesterford Research Park, UK, on Feb. 10, 2016.

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

STRASBOURG, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Today, 28 January 2016, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Transgene (Paris:TNG) announced that they have entered into a EUR 20m financing agreement. The event organised to mark the...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

UPPSALA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Unless otherwise stated in this report, all data refers to the Group. Figures in parentheses relate to the corresponding period in 2014. 2015 – a year of investments and growth. Zubsolv® revenue...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (NYSE: RDY; NSE: DRREDDY; BSE: 500124) will announce results for the Third Quarter and 9 months ended December 31, 2015 on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 after the Board Meeting. The results...

Thu, 2016-01-28 20:28

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ANTIBE THERAPEUTICS ANNOUNCES PAYMENT IN KIND ELECTION

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced that results from multiple analyses presented during the 2016 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (ASCO GI) evaluated the outcomes of second-line treatments...

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

ZUG, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Turing Pharmaceuticals AG today announced that Nancy Retzlaff, Chief Commercial Officer, will testify before a U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on drug pricing on Tuesday, January...

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Georgia Bio has announced that Representative Sharon Cooper (R-43) of East Cobb County and Senator Dean Burke (R-11) of Bainbridge have been selected as the 2016 Legislators of the Year.

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pathcore™ and a team of investigators from the US and Canada have received an award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to develop a pathology informatics...