Biotechnology News

Mon, 2014-06-09 17:01

PARIS & LES ULIS, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cellectis enters into an agreement with CELLforCURE for the cGMP manufacturing of allogeneic CART cells

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

UPPSALA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: On 30 April 2014, Orexo AB (publ) announced that the company had decided to issue a SEK 500 million bond loan within a total framework amount of SEK 1,000 million on the Swedish bond market. The...

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XenoPort, Inc. (Nasdaq: XNPT) announced today that it will provide access via the World Wide Web to its presentation at the 2014 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference. The live presentation will occur at 11:25 a....

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IBC Life Sciences, an Informa business dedicated to providing rich conference content, valuable connections and business development opportunities, today opened the 11th Annual Single-Use Applications 2014 conference with...

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2014 MedTech Innovator Award Semi-Finalists Announced; $175,000 in Awards Available to Winning Teams from RCT Ventures, and Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation and Janssen Labs

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

EDMONTON, Alberta & IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radient Technologies Inc. ("Radient"), an innovator in the extraction of natural ingredients from natural biomass, and Gencor, a leading, worldwide supplier of science-driven herbal...

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Robert Conway elected Board Chair at ARCA biopharma.

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PerkinElmer launches Elm (elm.perkinelmer.com), an innovative air monitoring service providing local air quality analysis for individuals, smart cities and sustainable communities.

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Giovanni Caforio, M.D., Appointed Chief Operating Officer and Elected to Board of Directors

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quintiles recognized as a leader in the Phase I research space.

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

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 the initiation of a multiple ascending dose (MAD) Phase 1 trial of...

Mon, 2014-06-09 13:01

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FIRST SPINAL FUSION SURGERY USING CUSTOMIZED 3-D PRINTED SPINE CAGES

Mon, 2014-06-09 04:04

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Batu Biologics announced today FDA development plans for its patent-pending lead product, ValloVax™, a cancer immunotherapeutic “vaccine” that specifically targets the tumor blood vessels (endothelium). The vaccine is...

Fri, 2014-06-06 22:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FDA Approves Biogen Idec’s ELOCTATE™, First Hemophilia A Therapy to Extend the Interval between Prophylactic Infusions, for Both Adults and Children

Fri, 2014-06-06 22:01

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Human Metabolome Technologies, Inc. (HMT), the leading developer of capillary electrophoresis mass spectrometry (CE-MS) based metabolomics, announces that Dr. Alexander Buko has joined the executive team in a newly...

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DIA Patient Fellows Illustrate the Power of the Patient in Drug Development
Inspiring patient advocates collaborate with those who create and regulate therapies

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:01

CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNMK), a leading provider of automated, multiplex molecular diagnostic testing systems, will present at the William Blair 2014 Growth Stock Conference to be held at the Four...

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:01

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to growing client demand for R&D services associated with the design of innovative, new IVD products, BIT Group has built the R&D Center of Excellence for Life Science & IVD Products in CA...

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:01

OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nordion Inc. (TSX:NDN) (NYSE:NDZ) today announced the detailed results from its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) which took place earlier today. As stated in an earlier announcement,...

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inspiring Patient Advocates Sit at the Table With Drug Industry Leaders at DIA Meeting; Passionate patients and those who lost loved ones to disease encourage vital collaboration

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:01

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Construction begins on the new Primary Children’s and Families’ Cancer Research Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at 11 a.m., Friday, June 6, when cancer survivors and friends join HCI founders Jon M. and...

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:01

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ), a leader in the field of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation (“TMVI”), announced today that it has filed a federal lawsuit in Boston, Mass. against Neovasc, Inc. for fraud...

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:01

OTTAWA, Canada--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nordion Inc. (TSX:NDN) (NYSE:NDZ) announced today that its shareholders (the “Shareholders”) have approved the special resolution authorizing the previously announced plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”)...

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:01

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/...

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:01

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The IMF will host the 5th Annual International Myeloma Working Group Summit June 9 - 11 in Milan, Italy. The Summit’s goal is to incorporate recent myeloma research advances into patient treatment.

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Risk-Based Monitoring in Clinical Trials to Be Explored at DIA Annual Meeting

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H&Q Life Sciences Investors (NYSE: HQL) is pleased to announce the start of the Subscription Period for its non-transferable rights offering. The Offer entitles shareholders of record on May 30, 2014 to subscribe for...

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

SUNNYVALE, Calif--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Vernon Wong, Icon's founder, Chairman and inventor of the Verisome® technology has been honored with the Visionary Award from the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Worldwide Regulators to Drive Harmonization at DIA Annual Meeting; Sessions to provide international perspectives and reveal new collaborative approaches

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubist Announces Publication of Pivotal Data from SIVEXTRO™ (tedizolid phosphate) ESTABLISH-2 Clinical Trial in Lancet Infectious Diseases

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT” or “the Company”; OTC:ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today it will host a conference call on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EDT during...

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enzo Biochem Inc. (NYE:ENZ) announced that it has been assigned U.S. Patent Office Patent No. 8,742,090, related to the construct of an artificial vector capable of greater efficiency, in general, in targeting specific...

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

READING, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quintiles has been recognized as one of Europe’s Best Workplaces for 2014 by the Great Place to Work® Institute

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck to Present New Clinical Data on JANUVIA®, Investigational Omarigliptin, and Real-World Data in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes at the 74th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association.

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MSD to Present New Clinical Data on Sitagliptin, Investigational Omarigliptin, and Real-World Data in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes at the 74th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cytori has closed and received the net proceeds from the subscription agreements with certain institutional investors to raise $10 million, before placement agent fees and offering expenses.

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) today announced the pricing of an offering of $550 million aggregate principal amount of its 0% convertible senior notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes") and $450 million aggregate principal...

Fri, 2014-06-06 11:01

IRVINE, Calif. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lombard Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: EVAR), a medical device company focused on Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), showcased its Aorfix™ Endovascular Stent Graft at the...

Fri, 2014-06-06 05:01

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim today announces that Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment and prevention of recurrence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary...

Fri, 2014-06-06 04:03

ROME--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cegedim Relationship Management today announced the availability of the latest release of its Life Sciences-specific Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform, Mobile Intelligence, which features a groundbreaking,...

Thu, 2014-06-05 23:00

TRENTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioNJ and NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Developments announce events commemorating June 9-13 New Jersey Life Sciences Week.