Biotechnology News

February 15, 2013

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced it is voluntarily recalling lot B120217A of Vistide® (cidofovir injection) to the user level due to the presence of particulate matter found in some vials...

February 15, 2013

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE: OPK) announced that is has completed the acquisition of Silcon Comércio, Importacao E Exportacao de Produtos Farmaceuticos e Cosmeticos Ltda. Domiciled in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Silcon expands OPKO’s...

February 15, 2013

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO), a medical device company focused on the diagnosis and treatment of the neurological complications of diabetes, today announced the effectiveness of a one-for-six reverse stock...

February 15, 2013

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization today lauds Representative Patrick McHenry (R-NC) for introducing H.R. 701, a bill to speed the implementation of a key provision in the Jumpstart Our Business

February 15, 2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genzyme announces positive new data from the Phase 3 ENGAGE and ENCORE studies of eliglustat tartrate, its investigational oral therapy for Gaucher disease type 1 at the WORLD Symposium.

February 15, 2013

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With all of the activities that new product planning teams often coordinate, the staff size can be construed as relatively low, according to a new study from Cutting Edge Information.

February 15, 2013

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carmenta Bioscience today presented results from a retrospective clinical study examining their highly accurate test for preeclampsia at the 2013 Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine.

February 15, 2013

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Cambridge Science Festival (CSF) today announced “Biogen Idec Foundation Science on the Street,” a new statewide, year-round outreach initiative to bring engaging science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)...

February 15, 2013

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ignyta adds to its advisory board an industry veteran with three years of clinical lab experience, including managing all CLIA lab inspections for the state of California

February 15, 2013

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medidata Solutions today announced that Tarek Sherif, and Cory Douglas will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on February 27 at 7:15 p.m. EST in San Francisco.

February 15, 2013

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senesco Technologies, Inc. (“Senesco” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: SNTI) today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2013 which ended on December 31, 2012. Highlights of the second...

February 15, 2013

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ATryn Antithrombin (Recombinant) Prevents Venous Thromboembolic Events in Pregnant Patients with Hereditary Antithrombin Deficiency

February 15, 2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tokai Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new treatments for prostate cancer, today announced that new preclinical data demonstrating the differentiated potent and selective...

February 15, 2013

OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: DiaGenic ASA (OSE:DIAG): The interim report for the fourth quarter 2012 was approved by the Board of Directors on 14 February 2012. Please find the interim report and presentation here:...

February 14, 2013

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gamida Cell announced today the successful results of the Phase I/II study of its second pipeline product NiCord, umbilical cord derived stem cells expanded using the company’s proprietary NAM technology. Study data...

February 14, 2013

MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Services for researchers engaging in case-control, family-based, or proband-only genome studies of disease, pharmacogenomics and cancer.

February 14, 2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Codexis, Inc. today announced it will host a live conference call and audio webcast on February 27, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its fourth quarter and fiscal year financial results.

February 14, 2013

TORONTO, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD), a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, today announced its...

February 14, 2013

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) will announce its fourth quarter/year end 2012 financial results on Thursday, February 28, 2013, after the close of the U.S. financial markets. Clovis’ senior management will...

February 14, 2013

TAKOMA PARK, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Patent Innovations collaborative research agreement with George Washington University for cold plasma and hybrid plasma use in surgical devices

February 14, 2013

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greatbatch, Inc. to Host 2013 Investor Day

February 14, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health system executives appointed to Premier healthcare alliance member quality and value improvement committees

February 14, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Martin, Blanck & Associates, a health services consulting practice announced the additions of both Dr. Bruce Ruscio, as a Senior Partner, and Kate Eltzroth, as a Senior Partner.

February 14, 2013

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corgenix Medical Corporation reports 20 percent jump in Q2 2013 revenues on strength in AspirinWorks Test sales and contract manufacturing.

February 14, 2013

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guided Therapeutics Passes Annual ISO Quality Audit Necessary for Continued CE Mark Certification

February 14, 2013

CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerus to announce Q4 and YE 2012 financial results on Thursday, February 28, 2013, after the close of the stock market; conference call with management at 4:15 pm Eastern.

February 14, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BASi 1Q rev. $5,803,000 vs $7,516,000, Gross margin 32% vs 20%, Op. Income $302,000 vs Op. Loss $1,302,000, Op. expenses down 44%. Net income $139,000, or $0.02/sh. vs loss of $1,492,000, or $.21/sh.

February 14, 2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIND to present at Cowen healthcare conference on Monday, March 4, 2013

February 14, 2013

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Appoints Ann Powell Judge Senior Vice President, Human Resources

February 14, 2013

BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANIK) today announced that it plans to issue its fourth-quarter and year-end 2012 financial results after the close of the market on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. The company...

February 14, 2013

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that it has reached an agreement in principle with plaintiffs to resolve two federal securities class-action lawsuits. The suits...

February 14, 2013

SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sirtex Medical Limited announced half year results that demonstrate strong financial performance and continued dose sales growth of its microspheres targeted radiotherapy for liver cancer treatment.

February 14, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DARA BioSciences, a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that on February 12, 2013, NASDAQ notified DARA that it has regained compliance with NASDAQ's $1.00 Minimum Bid Price Rule.

February 14, 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GTx, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTXI) announced today that new preclinical data will be presented indicating that AKR1C3, a steroidogenic enzyme, is an androgen receptor-selective coactivator and promoter of growth in prostate...

February 14, 2013

MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The first patient has been enrolled in the first international clinical trial of rhNGF for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis.

February 14, 2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verastem files for orphan drug designation for FAK (focal adhesion kinase) inhibitor VS-6063 in mesothelioma.

February 14, 2013

ARDSLEY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) and partner Klick Health today announced that Acorda’s intranet site has been named as one of the ten best in the world by the Nielsen Norman Group, leading experts in web...

February 14, 2013

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Santarus (NASDAQ: SNTS) announced the U.S. commercial launch of UCERIS™ (budesonide) once daily tablets for the induction of remission in patients with active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis.

February 14, 2013

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq: INCY) today reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 financial results, including revenue from Jakafi® (ruxolitinib), which is approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (...

February 14, 2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Third Rock Ventures Launches Jounce Therapeutics
with $47 Million Series A to Transform Cancer Treatment

February 14, 2013

VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Results presented at ECCO 13 show that patients with active, left-sided ulcerative colitis may benefit from the convenience of once-daily dosing of mesalazine granules

February 14, 2013

HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (NYSE: RDY) today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2012 under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Key...

February 14, 2013

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: RaySearch Laboratories: (STO:RAYB) JANUARY 1 – DECEMBER 31, 2012 · Net sales for the year amounted to SEK 182.1 M (126.1) · Profit after tax totaled SEK 19.9 M (17.0) and the result per share was of...

February 14, 2013

CROISSY-BEAUBOURG, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Theradiag (ISIN: FR0004197747, Ticker: ALTER), a company specializing in theranostic and in vitro diagnostics, today announced it has obtained a CE mark for two new biotherapy...

February 13, 2013

LINCOLN, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, LI-COR® Biosciences continues to demonstrate its position as a leader in laboratory instrument systems as it announces the launch of the C-DiGit™ Blot Scanner.