Biotechnology News

October 9, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the drug market for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) therapies will...

October 9, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTrends Research Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds that significantly more moderate-to-severe and severe fulminant Crohn’s disease (CD)...

October 9, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PRC Clinical awarded large global clinical trial in orphan-status clinical trial.

October 9, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoBio Promotes David Peralta to Chief Executive Officer

October 9, 2012

LINCOLN, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LI-COR presents landfill methane emission data at Global Waste Management Symposium. The data was collected using the Eddy Covariance method, the most widely used method for continuous monitoring.

October 9, 2012

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) announced today that it will receive undisclosed milestone payments under its antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) collaboration with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SWX:RO) (...

October 9, 2012

NEWTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Marketing Strategy and Research Expert to Discuss How Pharmaceutical Companies Can Achieve Launch Success in New Markets

October 9, 2012

DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Results of Lymphoseek® Phase 3 Clinical Trials in Melanoma Published in Annals of Surgical Oncology

October 9, 2012

ASHLAND, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A WIL Research bioanalytical chemist, Dr. Hui Tao, will discuss how the Thermo Scientific Q-Exactive Quadruple Orbitrap High Resolution Mass Analyzer can accelerate discovery pharmacokinetic (PK) screening time by...

October 9, 2012

MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a third patent with claims that cover birinapant, a Smac mimetic currently in Phase 2 clinical studies for the treatment of...

October 9, 2012

ROCKFORD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the free Thermo Scientific Gene News mobile App for iPhone and Android devices, giving researchers unmatched access to important...

October 9, 2012

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that the Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB), an independent group of medical experts...

October 9, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senomyx (NASDAQ:SNMX) EU regulatory approvals open new international markets to Senomyx Savory Flavors and to S2383 Flavor Ingredient, which restores the taste profile in reduced-sucralose products.

October 9, 2012

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) will host its 2012 Investor Conference today in Chicago, and during the conference, the company plans to provide its five-year long-range financial outlook, update investors on its...

October 9, 2012

HATFIELD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RSA, the leading global Life Sciences Executive Search and Interim Management specialist, is pleased to announce that Dr François Martin has been appointed Managing Director of RSA Switzerland.

October 9, 2012

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced plans to move the company's global headquarters within the state from Whitehouse Station, N.J. to its existing...

October 9, 2012

HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) announced today that its third quarter 2012 financial results will be released before the market opens on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 and will be available on Impax’s Web...

October 9, 2012

NEWTOWN, Pa. & PENNINGTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the appointment of Thomas J. McKearn, M.D., Ph.D. as President, Research and Development. Dr. McKearn is a veteran drug development executive who...

October 9, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dow AgroSciences announced today the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,283,522, covering crop plants containing another of Dow AgroSciences’ innovative class of herbicide-tolerant traits.

October 9, 2012

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cenduit LLC has been chosen as a finalist for the North Carolina Technology Association’s (NCTA) 21 Awards.

October 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that the Japanese Patent Office upheld key claims in the Tuschl II patent (JP4095895) in an invalidation trial...

October 9, 2012

PERKASIE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--"Getting to the Holy Grail: Intelligent Design for Small Bore Vascular Scaffolds” to be presented by Peter D. Gabriele at the MedTech Cardio Conference in Minneapolis, MN, October 30 at 4:00 pm.

October 9, 2012

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq: INCY) announced today that it has scheduled its third quarter 2012 financial results conference call for 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, November 1, 2012. The schedules for the press...

October 9, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Success in the Chinese medical device market depends on balancing risks such as the hospital tendering process and the rise of domestic competitors against the real opportunities of this market.

October 9, 2012

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX) (TASE: BLRX), a biopharmaceutical development company, announced today that a recent analysis of the results from the Phase IIb EAGLE trial for BL-1020, a first in class, orally available, GABA...

October 9, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Gavin Gordon, CollabRx Head of Business Development & Alliances, will participate in the annual conference of the Oregon Bioscience Association to be held on October 9th and 10th.

October 9, 2012

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vince and Associates Clinical Research announced that Dr. Brad Vince recently shared his expertise at the American College of Clinical Pharmacology Annual Meeting in San Diego September 23.

October 9, 2012

DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Laboratories Must Prepare for Increased Aspergillus Testing Demand in Wake of Fungal Meningitis Outbreak.

October 9, 2012

ARDSLEY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) today announced that it has named Jane Wasman as President, International. Ms. Wasman most recently has served as Acorda’s Chief, Strategic Development and General Counsel....

October 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vaxxas, a biotechnology company with a novel vaccine-delivery platform that activates immunological cells immediately below the surface of the skin, appointed David Hoey as Chief Executive Officer.

October 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vaxxas announced the initiation of a research collaboration with Merck to evaluate Vaxxas’ proprietary Nanopatch™ platform that targets the abundant immunological cells below the surface of the skin.

October 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV), and MassDevelopment announced today that MassDevelopment has awarded InVivo Therapeutics a $2 million loan from its Emerging Technology Fund to help fund...

October 9, 2012

VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As chair of the NGS analysis workflow optimization sessions at Bio-IT World Europe Conference & Expo, Aspera co-founder and president Michelle Munson will deliver opening remarks and present “High-Speed Data Movement...

October 9, 2012

HAYWARD, Calif. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinical data shows that the KineSpring System significantly reduces pain and improves functionality in knee osteoarthritis patients. Allows patients to delay full replacement knee surgery.

October 9, 2012

VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bio-IT World Europe Conference – GenoLogics Life Sciences Software, a leading provider of laboratory information management systems (LIMS) designed for today’s omics labs, unveiled Clarity LIMS, a revolutionary LIMS that...

October 9, 2012

FREISING, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pieris Achieves First Milestone Payment in Daiichi Sankyo Collaboration to Develop Anticalin Therapeutics

October 9, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Precise Biometrics AB (STO:PREC) has successfully completed a rights issue with preferential rights which has supplied the Company with approximately SEK 54.4 million prior to issue costs. The rights...

October 9, 2012

LEIDEN, The Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading cancer vaccine company DCPrime appoints CEO, CMO and expands board; DCPrime develops off-the-shelf dendritic cell-based vaccines for a broad range of cancer types.

October 9, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medistem appointed Dr. Alan Lewis as CEO. Medistem's ERC Stem Cell is in clinical trials for heart failure and critical limb ischemia. Plans are underway for beginning Type 1 Diabetes trials.

October 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genzyme to Present New Data from AUBAGIO® and LEMTRADA (TM) Clinical Development Programs at ECTRIMS

October 8, 2012

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scott Popyk, CEO of Health Dimensions Compounding Pharmacy stresses importance of its PCAB accreditation and recognition as CQI Center of Excellence by Dynalabs, an independent quality assurance lab.

October 8, 2012

LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rusch EZ-Blocker Endobronchial Blocker Receives 510(k) Clearance

October 8, 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elan Corporation, plc (“Elan”) (NYSE: ELN) announced today the results, as of 11:59 p.m., Eastern time, on October 5, 2012 (the “Consent Payment Deadline”), of the cash tender offer and consent solicitation (the “Tender...

October 8, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Cellectis (Paris:ALCLS) (Alternext: ALCLS), the French genome engineering specialist, considers the award of the Nobel Prize fin Medicine to Professor Shinya Yamanaka as the validation of its stem cell...

October 8, 2012

LAKEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Terumo BCT announces the launch of the Blood Safety Innovation Award. The international award is designed to support scientific and clinical research to enable new advances in blood safety in hematology,...

October 8, 2012

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Black & Veatch was recently selected by the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to continue the company’s work in Ukraine to enhance the partner nation’s sustainable capacity to detect, diagnose,...

October 8, 2012

ZURICH & HAMBURG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Partnering opened last week for BIO-Europe® international partnering conference in Hamburg, Germany November 12–14, 2012. The 18th annual event, organized by EBD Group, the leading partnering firm...