Biotechnology News

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The recipients of the Georgia Bio Innovation Award are NFANT Labs, LLC; Abeome's Abeomouse; and Mark R. Prausnitz of the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND) announced today plans to report fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results on February 10, 2016. Ligand’s CEO John Higgins, President and COO Matt Foehr and...

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

MILFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waters Corporation was recently honored by Strategic Directions International Inc.'s Instrument Business Outlook (IBO) as its 2015 Company of the Year.

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPKO’s GeneDx to Present at Personalized Medicine World Conference

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that 10 studies highlighting combinations that include a foundation of ABRAXANE® (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension)(albumin-bound) and...

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

KYOTO & OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The technology enables casual sensing of vital information such as pulse rate and heartbeat interval remotely. It contributes daily health management, monitoring system of the elderly and others.

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:PVCT, www.pvct.com), a clinical-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company ("Provectus" or the "...

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

SEOUL, Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ViroMed Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:084990) has announced the publication of the results from successfully completed phase II clinical study of VM202 for the treatment of critical limb ischemia in the January issue of Gene...

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Akili Interactive Labs, a clinical-stage company developing clinically validated digital medicine for cognitive assessment and personalized treatment, raises $30.5 million in new equity investments.

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved a Type II variation for ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) to include data on the...

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2015, before the market opens on Thursday, February 11, 2016.

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virginia Bio, the statewide trade assn. for the life sciences, welcomes five new members to it's board of directors: Elaine Horn-Ranney, Warren Martin, John Niederhuber, Chris Penet and Thomas Voss

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIO applauds the Industry Declaration on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance, signed by 85 biopharmaceutical and diagnostic companies and released today at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jim Greenwood has been elected as the new Board Chair of BIO Ventures for Global Health.

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:24

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leap Therapeutics reported its first results of a clinical trial of its lead candidate DKN-01, a monoclonal antibody against the Dickkopf-1 (DKK1) protein.

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charles River Laboratories will issue its fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 financial results and 2016 guidance on Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Presbia PLC (NASDAQ: LENS), an ophthalmic device company and leader in near-vision restoration, announced today that it has appointed Gerald Farrell, Ph.D. to serve on its Board of Directors and...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced today that it will present at The Leerink Partners 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 2:55 p.m. (CT). The live webcast of...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today announced that James Beer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Leerink Partners 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference in New York at 8:...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) applauds the release yesterday by Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander of a markup schedule for the bipartisan Innovation Initiative to accelerate the pace...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janet Standeven of Lambert High School in Suwanee, Georgia has been selected as the 2016 Biotechnology Teacher of the Year by Georgia Bio.

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EOS imaging (Paris:EOSI)(Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging, announced today a new partnership with Montreal-based Spinologics to develop a biomechanical simulation software...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SLIPS Technologies, manufacturer of the SLIPS™ family of fully-slippery materials and coatings that repel virtually all fluids and biological fouling agents, expands commercial deployment.

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Definiens, the pioneer in Tissue Phenomics solutions for diagnostics development and commercialization, today announced the release of the Tissue Studio® 4.2 software package.

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--If you’ve ever experienced a bad sunburn, you know the damage that ultraviolet (UV) light can cause to living cells (like your skin). Out in space, where the level of radiation from the sun can be even higher, it can...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Announcement of 4Q and Full Year 2015 earnings release date

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BTG plc (LSE: BTG) announced today the presentation of new data for Vistogard® (uridine triacetate) oral granules at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (ASCO-GI) 2016 (January 21-...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioAgilytix, a leading provider of contract bioanalytical testing services, has welcomed Todd Lynch, CPA to its executive leadership team as SVP and Chief Financial Officer.

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--rfXcel, the leader in serialization, traceability, and DSCSA and global compliance in the private cloud for the Life Sciences industry, today announced the release of the latest edition of its compliance and...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lifeIMAGE, the nation’s largest medical image exchange platform that enables imaging data interoperability across healthcare networks, providers, and patients, today announced that “Enterprise Imaging 2015:...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation (NYSEMKT:APHB), a global leader in developing bacteriophage-based antibacterial therapies to treat drug-resistant infections, today announces it has dosed the first patient in its Phase...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMGN), a biotechnology company that develops novel anticancer therapeutics using its antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, today announced that the Company will host a conference call...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LifeMap Sciences, Inc. (“LifeMap”), a life sciences technology company and subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., announced today the market launch of TGex™ (Translational Genomics Expert), an integrated next-generation...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NextSource Biotechnology Gains FDA Approval for New 5 mg Strength of Gleostine® (Lomustine), an Anti-Cancer Chemotherapy Agent.

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

WASHINGTON & HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--75-year-old Don Wright will run his 92nd marathon with cancer demonstrating the power of medical innovation, Jan. 31 in Sugar Land (Houston area), Texas.

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Laboratory Informatics Training (LIMS/ELN) at Pittcon 2016 and why your boss should let you attend.

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) announced today that it will report its fourth quarter and year 2015 financial results on Tuesday, February 9 after the close of financial markets. Following the results...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioCision to Lead Discussion on “Last Mile” Challenges at Phacilitate Cell & Gene Therapy World 2016

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransCelerate BioPharma Inc. today announced the launch of the Shared Investigator Platform (SIP), a technology that will allow clinical trial sites to streamline investigative site information, and establish a...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited (ASX: POH; OTCQX: PPGNY), is pleased to report positive results in its initial Animal Health and Nutrition trial.

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

KENNEWICK, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTC: ADMD), a late stage development company engaged in the development of brachytherapy devices for therapeutic applications, today announced the retention of...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CBD Pur US, the industry leader worldwide in Pharma Grade Cannabidiol (CBD), has developed a patient direct program utilizing their patent pending Water Soluble CBD (SDP). SDP opens the door for simple...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

HELSINKI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MediSapiens Ltd. (http://medisapiens.com), a Finnish developer and provider of Bio-IT solutions for research and biomedicine, is a partner in an...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

DARMSTADT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced the launch of its new consumer brand Vivera® in Latin America. Vivera is being launched first in Chile in January 2016, to be followed by...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CEVEC Pharmaceuticals GmbH (CEVEC), the expert in the production of tailor-made recombinant glycoproteins and gene therapy vectors, today announced a collaboration agreement with Beckman Research Institute of...

Wed, 2016-01-20 20:03

BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NOXXON Pharma AG (“NOXXON” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on cancer treatment development, today announces that the Company hosted a Key Opinion Leader symposium focused on...