Biotechnology News

November 29, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) today announced that Dr. Robert S. Epstein, M.D., has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Dr. Epstein is an epidemiologist who worked in public health and academia before joining the...

November 29, 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Bruce Given, Chairman of ICON Board, will not seek a further term.

November 29, 2012

BERKELEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aduro BioTech, Inc. announces completion of enrollment in the Phase 2 clinical trial of the sequential administration of two cancer vaccines, Aduro’s CRS-207 and GVAX Pancreas Cancer Vaccine, in patients with...

November 29, 2012

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DaVita will contribute 5,000 pairs of shoes for children in need across the nation through the charity "Shoes that Fit."

November 29, 2012

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As Rainbow Coral Corp. (OTCBB: RBCC) nears a new joint venture agreement to commercialize advances made by Amarantus BioSciences (OTCBB: AMBS), the company’s latest target continues to seek out additional...

November 29, 2012

FREISING, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pieris Presents Data and Reveals Targets for Bispecific PRS-190 at European Antibody Congress

November 29, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New market research report “Indian Peripheral Vascular Device Market” drawn up by iData Research has been recently published at MarketPublishers.com

November 29, 2012

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aptiv Solutions and Trio Clinical Resourcing Open New Office in North Carolina

November 29, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Isogenica Secure funding from the UK’s Technology Strategy Board for a £0.5M project to develop gene library synthesis technology.

November 28, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quintiles Founder Dennis Gillings, CBE, has received the SCRIP Lifetime Achievement Award and the company he started has been named “CRO of the Year” at the 2012 SCRIP Awards in London.

November 28, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced publication of results from the Phase 1 study of ponatinib, its investigational, tyrosine kinase inhibitor in heavily pretreated patients with resistant...

November 28, 2012

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rib-X Pharmaceuticals announced today that the Company’s RX-04 program has been selected by Windhover Information and Virginia Herndon as one of the “Top 10 Infectious Diseases Projects to Watch.”

November 28, 2012

WAKEFIELD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galenea’s innovative MANTRA™(Multiwell Automated NeuroTRansmission Assay) system, a proprietary high-throughput screening platform for the identification of modulators of synaptic function, along with the...

November 28, 2012

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CardioNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAT), the leading wireless medical technology company focused on diagnosing and monitoring cardiac arrhythmias, announced today the release of a new application for the iPad, designed...

November 28, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinical Pediatrics reports that 80% of parents with at least 1 child with an autism spectrum disorder would pursue genetic testing if a test could identify ASD risk in a younger child.

November 28, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new report from the National Council of Chain Restaurants models cost increases of corn due to the Renewable Fuel Standard but ignores real world impact of high oil prices.

November 28, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cutting Edge Information study provides solutions to overcome challenges accessing market information and quality vendors.

November 28, 2012

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radisphere announced that South Fulton Medical Center in East Point, Georgia has renewed its contract for exclusive radiology services through 2013. Financial terms were not disclosed.

November 28, 2012

BEND, Ore. & SEATTLE & NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bend Research Inc., PATH, and Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology (FhCMB) announce the development of a new technology for the production of thermostable vaccines....

November 28, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoBio announced the closing of an $11 million Series C financing.

November 28, 2012

VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM) today announced that the Japanese patent office has issued a key patent covering CEL-SCI’s investigational cancer drug, Multikine (Leukocyte Interleukin, Injection)*. The patent,...

November 28, 2012

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

November 28, 2012

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transgenomic, Inc. (OTCBB: TBIO) today announced that Craig Tuttle, Chief Executive Officer of Transgenomic, will be presenting at the Canaccord Genuity Medical Technology & Diagnostics Forum on Tuesday, December...

November 28, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed U.S. rheumatologists report that Amgen/Pfizer/Takeda’s Enbrel is their...

November 28, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTrends Research Group and AMR in their TreatmentTrends®: MRSA and Serious Gram-Positive Infections (EU) report, which includes research with over 200 infectious diseases and critical care specialists, find that the...

November 28, 2012

GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NovImmune initiated dosing in a Phase I clinical trial of NI-0101, a first-in-class monoclonal antibody drug candidate targeting toll-like receptor-4 (TLR4) for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.

November 28, 2012

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Griffin Securities initiates research coverage on Oragenics

November 28, 2012

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senesco Technologies, Inc. (“Senesco” or the “Company”) (OTC QB: SNTI) announced today that two SNS01-T abstracts have been accepted for presentation at the 54th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual...

November 28, 2012

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB: ACTC or the “Company”), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, today announced treatment of three additional patients in the company’s two U.S. trials...

November 28, 2012

SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced its presentations at an upcoming investor conference and at the 54th American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting will be webcast live and will be available...

November 28, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals Announces Results from Open-Label Study for ATX-101

November 28, 2012

LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cryoport, Inc. (OTCBB: CYRX) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Jerrell Shelton is scheduled to present to investors at the 5th Annual LD Micro Growth Conference on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at...

November 28, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: RNN), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company commercializing potential best-in-class oncology and central nervous system (CNS) therapeutics, today announced that Teva...

November 28, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Jude Medical Announces CE Mark Approval of Assura Family of Implantable Defibrillators Including New Quadripolar Device

November 28, 2012

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq:INCY) announced today it will present at the Oppenheimer 23rd Annual Healthcare Conference on Thursday, December 13 at 1:35 p.m. (EST) in New York. The presentation will be webcast...

November 28, 2012

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare continued to lead the way in dose-reduction with an agreement with the purpose of providing physicians with more tools to optimize radiation dose.

November 28, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A recovering European economy combined with an increasing demand for minimally invasive surgery will lead to significant growth in the European market for surgical navigation systems through 2017.

November 28, 2012

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioline, The PCR Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO), is proud to announce the worldwide release of SensiFAST Genotyping Kit, which has been specifically developed for the...

November 28, 2012

BARCELONA, Spain & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Almirall, S.A. (ALM:MC) and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) announced today that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization to Constella® (linaclotide 290mcg...

November 28, 2012

OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: - 4th quarter results 2012 and preliminary annual result for 2012: 27 February 2013 - 1st quarter results 2013: 15 May 2013 - Annual General Meeting: 23 May 2013 - 2nd quarter results 2013: 23...

November 28, 2012

BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Windhover Information has named Okairos as one of its Top Projects to Watch at the 4th Annual Therapeutic Area Partnerships, which takes place in Boston, MA from 28-30 November 2012

November 28, 2012

NEW YORK & BUDAPEST, Hungary--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forest Laboratories, Inc., (NYSE: FRX) and Gedeon Richter Plc. announced that Forest has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for cariprazine, a...

November 28, 2012

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Selecta Biosciences has entered into a strategic global collaboration with Sanofi to discover highly targeted, antigen-specific immunotherapies for life-threatening allergies.

November 27, 2012

DENVER & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Global Down Syndrome Foundation and the National Down Syndrome Congress have announced distribution agreements for the hallmark Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing Pamphlet that provides current, accurate...

November 27, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bracco Diagnostics Inc. (BDI) is voluntarily initiating a Class I recall of nine (9) lots of Isovue® (iopamidol injection) Pre-Filled Power Injector Syringes (Isovue PFS, to be used in combination with Stellant®...

November 27, 2012

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 27, 2012--Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq:DNDN) today announced that management will present at the following conferences: 2012 dbAccess BioFEST in Boston, MA, on December 4, 2012, at 2:15 p.m. ET 31st Annual J.P....

November 27, 2012

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chemtura Corporation (NYSE/EuroNext Paris: CHMT) today announced that Stephen Forsyth, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leverage Finance...