Biotechnology News

November 26, 2012

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2012 Colorado BioScience Association 'Company of the Year' finalists include: Bal Seal, Colorado Springs; Covidien (Colorado operations), Boulder; and TOLMAR Inc., Fort Collins.

November 26, 2012

CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenMark Diagnostics to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Medical Technology & Diagnostics Forum

November 26, 2012

MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sorin makes minority investment with option to buy in Highlife, a development stage company focused on percutaneous mitral valve replacement

November 26, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that Wyeth LLC, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has notified The Bank of New York Mellon, as trustee under the applicable indenture, of its election to fully redeem all of its...

November 26, 2012

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senesco Technologies, Inc. (“Senesco” or the “Company”) (OTC QB: SNTI) provided an update on Company activities. Financial Update On Wednesday, November 21, 2012, Senesco announced that the Company’s common...

November 26, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PerkinElmer introduces two new hyphenated thermal analysis solutions that are designed for the accurate characterization and analysis of inorganic materials, polymers, geological materials and oils.

November 26, 2012

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 Notices of Allowance for three patent...

November 26, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INFI) will be presenting at the 2012 dbAccess Biofest on December 3, 2012 at 1:40 p.m. ET in Boston. A live webcast of this Infinity presentation will be accessible on the...

November 26, 2012

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare unveiled four medical technologies that will change the way radiology works today and evolves in the future.

November 26, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Idera Pharma to present at Piper Jaffray Conference 11/28/12

November 26, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ: SNTA) announced today that interim results of the Phase 2b portion of the GALAXY program will be presented on November 28, 2012 at 12:15 p.m. (JST)...

November 26, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stealth Peptides Inc. reported today on Bendavia™ study findings presented during the annual American Heart Association meeting

November 26, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals' Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Dr. Rajesh C. Shrotriya, named an Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Life Science Finalist.

November 26, 2012

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sucampo and Abbott announce launch of AMITIZA in Japan for treatment of chronic constipation.

November 26, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AVEO Oncology (NASDAQ: AVEO) today announced that David Johnston, chief financial officer, is scheduled to present at the Deutsche Bank 2012 dbAccess BioFEST Conference on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 4:35 p.m. (...

November 26, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMGN), a biotechnology company that develops anticancer therapeutics using its Targeted Antibody Payload (TAP) technology and antibody expertise, today announced the appointment of Charles...

November 26, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Precision BioSciences Announces Publication of Trait Stacking Success in Collaboration with Bayer

November 26, 2012

BRISTOL, England & HASSELT, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apitope today announced completion of recruitment into its 2nd Phase I clinical trial of ATX-MS-1467 in patients with MS.

November 25, 2012

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iCAD, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICAD), an industry-leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the identification and treatment of cancer, announced today it will launch VersaVue...

November 23, 2012

LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERYTECH Pharma, a late stage biopharmaceuticals company focused on orphan oncology and rare diseases, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Orphan Europe, part of the Recordati Group,...

November 22, 2012

CHALFONT ST GILES, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare Life Sciences, a business unit of GE Healthcare GE (NYSE: GE), today announced that voting for the 2012 Cell Imaging Competition is now open at gelifesciences.com/cellimagecompetition....

November 22, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Market Publishers Ltd and Banyan Wharf Consultants signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet.

November 22, 2012

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Recommends Covidien’s BIS Brain Monitoring System

November 22, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In December 2012, Takara Bio Europe and TET Systems will host four webinars on Tet Technology, providing insight into the most successful technology for controlling gene expression in eukaryotes.

November 21, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genzyme’s Once-Daily, Oral AUBAGIO® Approved in Australia for Treatment of Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

November 21, 2012

CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) today announced that Dr. Leonard Bell, Chief Executive Officer of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, will present at the 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New...

November 21, 2012

MISGAV, Israel & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medgenics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: MDGN and AIM: MEDU, MEDG) (the “Company”), the developer of BiopumpTM a novel technology for the sustained production and delivery of therapeutic proteins in...

November 21, 2012

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The CNS Summit is focused on improving the success of researchers bringing new treatments to patients suffering from CNS disorders. The 2012 Summit successfully occurred November 15-18 in Boca Raton.

November 21, 2012

LEWISVILLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orthofix International N.V., (NASDAQ:OFIX) (the Company) announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Vaters will present at the Piper Jaffray 24th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday...

November 21, 2012

CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS) is scheduled to present at the Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York at 9:00 AM ET on Wednesday, November 28, 2012.

November 21, 2012

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senesco Technologies, Inc. (“Senesco” or the “Company”) (OTC:SNTI) announced that as of Wednesday, November 21, 2012, the Company’s common stock will be quoted on the OTC.QB under the ticker symbol SNTI. Quotes...

November 21, 2012

HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) today announced that it will collaborate with Perrigo Company (NASDAQ: PRGO;TASE) on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of an extended topical generic...

November 21, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: RNN), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing first-in-class oncology therapeutics, today announced that it has been issued a...

November 21, 2012

LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A research team at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm has conducted a study that shows how Sectra’s online service, Sectra OneScreen, provides an efficient and inexpensive method for early identification of...

November 21, 2012

SAN MARINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Revised capital structure to facilitate establishing strategic alliances, new business development and hiring of new executive team.

November 20, 2012

CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenMark Diagnostics to Present at the Piper Jaffray 24th Annual Healthcare Conference

November 20, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PerkinElmer Establishes New Direct Operations in Southern Africa to Expand Its Presence & Business in the Fast Developing Region

November 20, 2012

HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) today announced that the Company will present at the Piper Jaffray 24th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 27, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The...

November 20, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affymax, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFFY) today announced the company’s participation in the following investors conferences. 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care ConferenceTuesday, November 27, 2012 in New York City10:00...

November 20, 2012

COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIR), the leading stem cell company focused on developing and marketing products to treat medical conditions in inflammatory, cardiovascular, orthopedic and wound healing markets...

November 20, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) announced today that the European Commission has approved ELIQUIS® (apixaban) for prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in adult...

November 20, 2012

WEST HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoViricides reports filing of quarterly report and having sufficient cash in hand to advance its drug development programs.

November 20, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health outcomes liaisons (HOLs) spend nearly an hour per visit with their clients, according to a report released by Cutting Edge Information.

November 20, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Allenex AB (STO:ALNX): For the third quarter July - September Net sales for the quarter amounted to SEK 26.7 million (26.3), corresponding to a 1.5 percent increase compared to the same period last...

November 20, 2012

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LifeMap Sciences, Inc. a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX) announced today that it has signed a definitive distribution agreement with ProSpec-Tany TechnoGene Ltd. (ProSpec). In the beginning of 2013,...

November 20, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verastem, Inc., (NASDAQ: VSTM) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells, announced that researchers at...

November 20, 2012

TWINSBURG, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A patent has been awarded to L.J. Star for its TCI ClampConnect™, a sanitary fitting that makes sterile/clean in place processes more sanitary by eliminating the dead leg of ordinary ferrule fittings that can...