Biotechnology News

October 29, 2012

ARDSLEY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) today announced that, due to severe weather on the East Coast of the United States, it will postpone its third quarter 2012 financial results press release and conference...

October 29, 2012

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Neuros Medical, Inc., a medical device company, was presented the 2012 Gold Electrode Award for Most Promising Startup at the Neurotech Leaders Forum conference in San Francisco. The award is given by Neurotech Reports...

October 29, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genome Engineering Patent Allowance

October 29, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--World Psoriasis Day, October 29, 2012 Psoriasis is a serious, inflammatory, noncommunicable disease, associated with an increased risk of developing severe co-morbid conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes...

October 29, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Paris:IPN) (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) reported today its sales for the third quarter and the first nine months of 2012. Third quarter and first nine months 2012 consolidated sales2     Third...

October 29, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Elekta, (STO:EKTAB) a world leader in the design and manufacture of cancer treatment technology and software, and MSM-MEDIMPEX, a major Russian medical technology distributor, have announced their...

October 29, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Latin America remains at risk of a devastating stroke crisis, according to regional health experts launching two new Reports published today, on World Stroke Day, by Action for Stroke Prevention (ASP). Building on ASP’s...

October 29, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Cellectis (Paris:ALCLS) (Alternext: ALCLS), the genome engineering specialist, has announced successfully programming cells from the immune system (T cells) to kill cancer cells. This technological...

October 29, 2012

GOETTINGEN, Deutschland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sartorius, a leading international laboratory and pharmaceutical equipment provider, successfully closed the first nine months of 2012, with substantial gains in order intake, sales revenue and earnings....

October 28, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The UK remains at risk of a devastating stroke crisis, according to UK health experts launching Reports published today, on World Stroke Day, by Action for Stroke Prevention (ASP), an alliance of renowned health experts...

October 28, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. announces the postponement of the issuance of its Third Quarter 2012 Performance Report and webcast of a conference call with investment analysts, which was previously scheduled for Tuesday, October 30, 2012...

October 28, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Europe remains at risk of a devastating stroke crisis, according to a major new Report, “How Can We Avoid a Stroke Crisis in Europe?” published today, on World Stroke Day, by Action for Stroke Prevention (ASP). Alarmingly...

October 28, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Asia-Pacific remains at risk of a devastating stroke crisis, according to regional health experts launching two new Reports published today, on World Stroke Day, by Action for Stroke Prevention (ASP). Building on ASP’s...

October 28, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integration of the Philips Ambient Experience into an IBA proton therapy system is being featured at the 54th annual meeting of ASTRO, the American Society for Radiation Oncology, in Boston.

October 26, 2012

LANCASTER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today announced that its board of directors has declared its next...

October 26, 2012

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CytoDyn Moves Corporate Headquarters to Oregon

October 26, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medistem, discoverer of menstrual blood stem cells called the ERC, are presenting clinical trial data at the prestigious conference Stem Cells on the Mesa

October 26, 2012

CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenMark Diagnostics Schedules Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Conference Call for November 8, 2012

October 26, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) and Forest Laboratories Holdings, Ltd. (collectively, “Forest”) announced today that they have entered into a settlement agreement with Hetero Labs Ltd. and Hetero USA Inc. (...

October 26, 2012

NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galectin Therapeutics will present preclinical data on its liver fibrosis candidate, GR-MD-02, at AASLD 2012.

October 26, 2012

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved SYNRIBO (omacetaxine mepesuccinate) for Injection to treat adult patients with chronic phase (...

October 26, 2012

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southern Research Institute is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) scientific research organization founded in 1941 that conducts preclinical drug discovery and development, advanced engineering research in materials, systems...

October 26, 2012

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vilex in Tennessee, Inc. (Vilex®) is a privately-owned company, headquartered in McMinnville, Tennessee. The main business of Vilex is orthopedic and podiatric bone surgery. Vilex offers a broad range of cannulated screws,...

October 26, 2012

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For Non-U.S. and Non-U.K. Media Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company today announced that the European Commission has approved an expanded therapeutic indication for the DPP-4 inhibitor Trajenta® (...

October 26, 2012

ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RTI Biologics Inc. (RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), the Florida-based processor of orthopedic, dental, surgical specialties and other biologic implants, is launching a new biologic implant for use in sports medicine,...

October 26, 2012

LIVINGSTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Columbia Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) today confirmed that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied Watson Pharmaceuticals’ (NYSE:WPI) Formal Dispute Resolution Request (FDRR) related to its...

October 26, 2012

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that chairman and CEO Gary Rabin will present at the 2012 Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa’s...

October 26, 2012

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InSite Vision Incorporated (OTCBB:INSV) announced today that it will report financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Company management will host a...

October 26, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cytori will be giving a corporate presentation from the Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa Investors & Partnering Forum on Tuesday, October 30 at 1:45 PT.

October 26, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--eClinicalWorks’ customer Coastal Medical, founded in Providence, R.I., has received a 2012 Ambulatory HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence.

October 26, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) today announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter of 2012 before the NASDAQ Global Market opens on Thursday, November 8. The earnings press release will...

October 26, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--eClinicalWorks kicks off 2012 National Users Conference with 4,500 attendees and keynotes speakers include Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA, Surgeon General of the US, and Farzad Mostashari, MD, with ONC.

October 26, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bluebird bio, a leader in the development of innovative gene therapies for severe genetic disorders, announced today that the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has approved an award to the...

October 26, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMGN), a biopharmaceutical company that develops anticancer products using its Targeted Antibody Payload (TAP) technology and antibody expertise, today reported financial results for the...

October 26, 2012

UPPSALA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Third quarter July - September 2012                                                                                                            Group net sales in the third quarter 2012 increased...

October 26, 2012

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: MEDIAN Technologies (Paris:ALMDT) (ALMDT), a leading medical imaging software solutions developer, and a service provider for image interpretation and management in oncology clinical...

October 25, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL) will release its third quarter 2012 financial results on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, after the markets close. The announcement will be followed by a live webcast at 5:00...

October 25, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tobira receives key patent covering cenicriviroc family of compounds.

October 25, 2012

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greatbatch, Inc. (NYSE: GB), today announced results for its third quarter ended September 28, 2012: Sales increased 22% over the prior year to $161.3 million and included 8% organic constant currency growth, as...

October 25, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. The Company...

October 25, 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alkermes plc (NASDAQ: ALKS) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT (12:30 p.m. GMT) on Thursday, November 1, 2012, to discuss the company’s financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013. Management will...

October 25, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verastem, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells, will present at 3 upcoming conferences.

October 25, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Image-Pro Premier image processing and analysis software now supports Surveyor Workspace mosaic format (.sws) image files acquired with Objective Imaging Surveyor Turboscan .sws Mosaic Files.

October 25, 2012

CANTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EquipNet Auctions has been selected by Myrexis, Inc. to conduct a global webcast auction as a result of the company’s decision to suspend development activity on all its preclinical and clinical programs in...

October 25, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southern Research wins contract continuation with Black & Veatch to work in Ukraine program.

October 25, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today declared a 22-cent fourth-quarter 2012 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable December 4, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on...