Biotechnology News

Fri, 2014-06-13 18:02

RAMSEY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ADMA Biologics, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMA), a late stage biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, and intends to market specialty plasma-based biologics for the treatment and prevention of certain infectious...

Fri, 2014-06-13 18:02

CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affymax and Takeda Announce Termination of OMONTYS Product Collaboration and License Agreement

Fri, 2014-06-13 18:02

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Derma Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCI), a tissue regeneration company focused on advanced wound and burn care, announces it will be webcasting its Analyst Day event to be held June 17 in New York City. The program’s...

Fri, 2014-06-13 18:02

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 the New Drug...

Fri, 2014-06-13 14:02

DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. FDA approves Navidea's Lymphoseek sNDA for expanded use guiding sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy in head and neck cancer patients with the oral cavity carcinoma.

Fri, 2014-06-13 14:02

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acetylon presented an update from ongoing Phase 1b studies in which ricolinostat (ACY-1215) continues to demonstrate promising activity and tolerability in combination with Revlimid and Velcade in MM.

Fri, 2014-06-13 14:02

COPPELL, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZS Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for kidney, cardiovascular, liver and metabolic disorders, today announced that data from a pivotal Phase 3 trial of ZS-9, its investigational...

Fri, 2014-06-13 14:02

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIO invites leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and abstracts for panels, individual papers and poster presentations for the 2014 Pacific Rim Sum.

Fri, 2014-06-13 14:02

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oracle Partners, L.P. ("Oracle Partners"), Biolase, Inc.'s ("Biolase" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: BIOL) largest shareholder, announced that it has decisively won its shareholder litigation against Biolase in a...

Fri, 2014-06-13 10:01

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncoSec Medical Announces YTD Results as of April 30, 2014

Fri, 2014-06-13 10:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO), a leader in the fields of cancer metabolism and inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs), today announced that its partner Celgene Corporation has exercised its option to an...

Fri, 2014-06-13 10:01

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck Launches Global Patient Registry Supporting Expanded Commitment to Real-World Outcomes Research in Type 2 Diabetes. New Research Initiative Seeks to Identify Unmet Needs.

Fri, 2014-06-13 10:01

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fibrocell Science, Inc., (NYSE MKT:FCSC), an autologous cell therapy company primarily focused on developing first-in-class treatments for rare and serious skin and connective tissue diseases with high unmet medical...

Fri, 2014-06-13 10:01

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND) announces that its partner, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plc, presented the results from the Phase 3 PETIT2 study evaluating the efficacy of eltrombopag vs. placebo in...

Fri, 2014-06-13 10:01

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protalex, Inc. (OTCQB:PRTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that results from Cohorts 1-4 of its U.S.-based multicenter Phase 1(b) randomized, multiple-dose, dose-escalation study...

Fri, 2014-06-13 05:02

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new international clinical trial, named MOVES, provides further evidence on the efficacy of combining chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine for the symptomatic treatment of knee osteoarthritis.

Thu, 2014-06-12 22:01

MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Advisory Panel provided a unanimous favorable recommendation to FDA for use of the...

Thu, 2014-06-12 22:01

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The completion of Acadian Seaplants Limited’s enhanced production facility and its acquisition of Ireland’s largest seaweed company combined to become BioNova’s good news story of the year for 2013/14. The...

Thu, 2014-06-12 22:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a series of letters to be sent to state Medicaid directors this week, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) President Michael Weinstein will ask the state directors to block Gilead Sciences’ new $1,000-per-pill...

Thu, 2014-06-12 22:01

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avedro Inc., a Boston-based ophthalmic medical device and pharmaceutical company, has entered into an exclusive agreement to purchase the MedioCROSS products of Medio-Haus.

Thu, 2014-06-12 22:01

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kerry Weems and Paul Pelosi Jr. join the Targeted Medical Pharma (OTCQB:TRGM) board of directors.

Thu, 2014-06-12 22:01

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TapImmune Inc. (OTCQB:TPIV) is pleased to announce that Dr. Keith Knutson, PhD (www.vgtifl.org/keith-knutson-phd) has been...

Thu, 2014-06-12 18:01

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:FRX) today announced that it had received valid consents (the “Requisite Consents”) from holders of a majority in aggregate principal amount of each series of its securities listed in the...

Thu, 2014-06-12 18:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIND Therapeutics to present at the 9th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference in New York on Tuesday, June 24 at 10 a.m. ET

Thu, 2014-06-12 18:01

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Court of Appeals Denies Appeal in Baraclude Patent Case

Thu, 2014-06-12 18:01

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit today upheld a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware finding Bristol-Myers...

Thu, 2014-06-12 18:01

OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOTECanada is announcing the 2014 winners of the prestigious Gold Leaf Awards, recognizing biotechnology excellence in Canada. Nominated and judged by biotechnology industry leaders, the awards honour companies...

Thu, 2014-06-12 18:01

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Montrium Connect 3.0 is the latest version of Montrium's flagship collaborative document and quality management platform for the Life Sciences.

Thu, 2014-06-12 18:01

RALEIGH, N.C. & TARRYTOWN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) and Progenics Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PGNX) today reported that the Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug...

Thu, 2014-06-12 18:01

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DIA 2014, one of the largest life sciences events in North America, takes place June 15 through June 19, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center. Listed below are DIA 2014 exhibitor profiles.

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:01

PRINCETON, N.J. & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--STENTYS has completed its acquisition of Cappella Peel Away Inc. for a total of 1 million Euros in stock and cash.

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:01

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One Mind and PatientsLikeMe are collaborating to help the millions of people worldwide who are experiencing post-traumatic stress (PTS), traumatic brain injury (TBI), or both.

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:01

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Joslin Diabetes Center announces that Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. has joined the Joslin Institute for Technology Translation (JITT) as a Founding Member and is a member of JITT's Advisory Board.

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:01

WILLOW GROVE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integrated Forensic Laboratories (IFL), a subsidiary company of NMS Labs in Willow Grove, PA, welcomes Robin Freeman as the newest member to their team. Ms. Freeman is the General Manager of IFL in Bedford, TX...

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:01

HOPKINTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fishman Corporation, a manufacturer of AirFree® fluid dispensing equipment was recently named a winner of the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award in the Outstanding Product category for its SmartDispenser®. The...

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:01

NORWELL, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hocoma Lokomat Therapy Kicks off Soccer World Cup 2014. A paralyzed spinal cord injury (SCI) patient will kick the first ball of the Soccer World Cup 2014 in Brazil using an exoskeleton.

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced the pricing of $200 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.625% convertible senior notes due 2019 (the “Notes”) in a private placement. The Notes...

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

ALAMEDA, Calif. & MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX) today announced that Pedro Lichtinger has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of its subsidiary Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (“Asterias...

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

GOTHENBURG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex Announces Presentation of New KALYDECOTM (ivacaftor) Data at European Cystic Fibrosis Society Conference

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InSite Vision Incorporated (OTCBB: INSV) today announced that the Azithromycin PhaRMA Secured 16% Notes due 2019, issued by its wholly owned subsidiary, have been cancelled for a single payment of $6.0 million....

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq:INCY) announced today it will present at the 9th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) in New York. The presentation will be...

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Theorem Clinical Research will present a free webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on June 26.

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HRTX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that Barry D. Quart, Pharm.D., Chief Executive Officer of Heron Therapeutics, will present at the 9th Annual JMP...

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) (NASDAQ: CSII), today announced plans to build a new corporate headquarters in New Brighton, Minn. The 125,000-square-foot, two-story building will have space for more than 500...

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a new patent (U.S. patent no. 8,618,277, or...

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioanalytical Systems announced the appointments today of Jeffrey Potrzebowski as Chief Financial Officer and James S. Bourdage, Ph.D., as Vice President Bioanalytical Operations.

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cytori today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Ruud J.P. Jona to serve as a director of the Company and has nominated Gail K. Naughton, PhD to serve as an independent director.

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:01

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncoSec Medical Issues Annual Letter To Shareholders