Biotechnology News

August 26, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. & MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HeartFlow, Inc. announced today that data from the company’s landmark prospective, international Determination of Fractional Flow Reserve by Anatomic Computed Tomographic Angiography (DeFACTO)...

August 24, 2012

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 24, 2012--Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq:DNDN) today announced that management will present at the following conferences: Stifel Nicolaus 2012 Global Healthcare Conference in Boston, MA, on September 5, 2012, at 3:...

August 24, 2012

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIO will host a teleconference for reporters with member companies to discuss the Renewable Fuel Standard and petitions to waive it.

August 24, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metabolon, Inc., a diagnostics and services company offering the industry’s leading biochemical profiling technology, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Stemina...

August 24, 2012

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As a special offering presented during the Mid-Atlantic Bio conference, co-hosts announced a comprehensive line-up of programming focused on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

August 24, 2012

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) today announced the initiation of a phase Ib clinical trial evaluating SGN-75 in combination with everolimus (Afinitor®) for patients with advanced metastatic renal cell...

August 24, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A study of drug and device manufacturers found that 75% of medical publications teams outsource manuscript writing. Few, if any, companies complete all publications responsibilities in-house.

August 24, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Celebrates 10 Years of Delivering Better Treatment Options to Cancer Patients and Building Shareholder Value

August 24, 2012

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For Non-US, Non-UK & Non-Canadian Media Only In the absence of a head-to-head study, a comprehensive analysis published in Thrombosis and Hemostasis,1 looks into the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of...

August 24, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif. & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affymetrix signs PathGEN Dx as a Powered by Affymetrix Program partner to develop a microarray-based in vitro diagnostic kit for pathogen detection.

August 23, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Discontinues Development of BMS-986094, an Investigational NS5B Nucleotide for the Treatment of Hepatitis C.Company will share BMS-986094 data with other companies

August 23, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (OTCQB: ILIU) announced today that Lewis H. Bender has resigned as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective August 23, 2012, in order to pursue other...

August 23, 2012

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq:INCY) announced today it will present at the following investor conferences during the month of September: Robert W. Baird & Co. 2012 Health Care Conference on Wednesday, September...

August 23, 2012

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--POZEN Inc. (NASDAQ: POZN), a pharmaceutical company committed to transforming medicine that transforms lives, today announced the results of the Company’s Type A meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug...

August 23, 2012

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bio-Path Holdings, Inc., (OTCQX: BPTH) (“Bio-Path”), a biotechnology company developing a liposomal delivery technology for nucleic acid cancer drugs, today announced that Peter Nielsen, President and Chief Executive...

August 23, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced that Thomas H. Garrett, III, the longest tenured member of its Board of Directors, has died after a courageous battle with...

August 23, 2012

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AllCells, LLC, announced it has ranked 2,420 on the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies. AllCells ranked 194 within the Health industry segment.

August 23, 2012

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galectin Therapeutics will present at the RedChip Small-Cap Equities Virtual Conference on August 30, 2012, at 10:30 am ET.

August 23, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advantage Capital Partners invests $7.2 million in New Markets Development program funds to 3DR laboratories, an advanced visualization lab providing 3D imaging services to hospitals creating 15 jobs.

August 23, 2012

ERLANGEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerbomed GmbH: transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation for pain relief

August 23, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advaxis to present at SITC annual meeting

August 23, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals to Discuss Business Strategy at Southern California Investor Conference - Despite misleading reports, Spectrum has not reduced prices for FUSILEV, which continues to grow.

August 23, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Predictive Biosciences, an innovative developer of molecular diagnostic tests, today announced the publication of a prospective, multicenter study of the Company’s CertNDx™ Bladder Cancer Assay for Hematuria...

August 23, 2012

LIVINGSTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Columbia Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) announced today that Frank Condella, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2012 Healthcare Conference. The presentation is scheduled...

August 22, 2012

ARLINGTON, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wright Medical Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WMGI) (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its offering (the “Offering”) of $260 million principal amount of cash convertible senior notes due 2017 (the “Notes”)....

August 22, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kips Bay Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:KIPS) along with Manny Villafaña, its Founder, Chairman and CEO, announced today that its U.S. feasibility trial (eMESH I) of the eSVS Mesh has commenced in Bern, Switzerland and...

August 22, 2012

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced today that it will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 11, at 2:00 p.m. (CT) or 3:00 p.m. (ET). The live webcast of...

August 22, 2012

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aerpio Therapeutics hosted a symposium on the Tie2 pathway, gathering experts from around the world to speak on translational science for a variety of disease indications.

August 22, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Press Kit Materials are Available at: http://www....

August 22, 2012

REYKJAVIK, Iceland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--deCODE Genetics reported in the journal Nature that a father’s age, not a mother’s, is the single largest contributor to the passing of hereditary mutations to offspring.

August 22, 2012

WASHINGTON & MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Through company presentations and partnering opportunities available at the 2012 BIO India event, held September 12-13 in Mumbai, attendees will discuss potential collaborations and deals.

August 22, 2012

WASHINGTON & CARLSBAD, Calif. & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First SciBX Innovation in Drug Discovery & Development Summit at BioPharm America™ 2012 to result in white paper “Roadmap” on Macrocycles and Constrained Peptides—Challenges and...

August 22, 2012

SAN MARINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August Shareholder Update highlights progress in both biofuels and Phase 1 clinical trials

August 22, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature four breakout tracks with 24 sessions, designed to keep you on the cutting edge of...

August 22, 2012

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Design Concepts, an award-winning innovation and product design firm, welcomes Bill Dorr to the position of director of industrial design.

August 22, 2012

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transgenomic, Inc. (OTCBB: TBIO) today announced it has been awarded a $100,000 Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR) Phase I Grant by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center For Advancing...

August 22, 2012

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck KGaA Acquires Cell Culture Media Specialist Biochrom AG, completing EMD Millipore’s portfolio of media and buffers used in biopharmaceutical production

August 22, 2012

PARAMUS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proteonomix, Inc. (OTCBB: PROT), a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics based upon the use of human cells and their derivatives, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive worldwide...

August 22, 2012

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PHT Corporation announced that President and CEO Philip Lee and Vice President of Marketing and Product Management Sheila Rocchio are finalists for prestigious MassTLC awards.

August 22, 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 12-month post-hospital acute coronary syndrome market will initially contract...

August 22, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While 50% of pharmaceutical companies’ market research teams do not track return-on-investment (ROI), a significant percentage leverages this measurement to justify expenses and win resources.

August 22, 2012

LIONVILLE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--West Pharmaceutical India Packaging Private Ltd, an indirect subsidiary of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., will start construction of a new compression molding facility located in Sri City, India.

August 22, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United States gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy market will grow moderately through 2016, largely driven by an aging population and greater screening for colorectal cancer (CRC)

August 22, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, and collaborators at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in the Netherlands announced today that they have published new...

August 22, 2012

LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Benson Smith, Chairman, President and CEO, Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), is scheduled to speak at the Stifel Nicolaus 2012 Healthcare Conference at The Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, on Wednesday...

August 22, 2012

COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The hematology journal BLOOD published today a full-length article describing final Phase 2 data for Symphogen’s rozrolimupab, a novel human recombinant mixture of 25 antibodies which all are manufactured...

August 21, 2012

AUDUBON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading spinal implant manufacturer, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Sales were $96.0 million, an 18.6% increase from the second quarter...