Biotechnology News

May 1, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2012 BIO International Convention looks to give a global perspective on regulatory and acceptance issues within the food and agriculture sector of the biotechnology industry.

May 1, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO), a medical device company focused on the diagnosis and treatment of the neurological complications of diabetes reported today that in separate interviews Chief Executive Officer,...

May 1, 2012

CHAMPAIGN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmuVen was awarded a $1.68 million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant, allowing it to continue to develop its biotherapeutic targeting highly antibiotic resistant organisms.

May 1, 2012

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transgenomic, Inc. (OTCBB: TBIO) today announced the following Webcast:     What: Transgenomic, Inc. First Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Business Update Conference Call   When: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 @ 5:00 p.m....

May 1, 2012

SILVER SPRING, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuvilex, Inc.(OTCQB:NVLX) announced the Dawson James Financial Services consulting agreement, a key driver toward closing the SG Austria asset acquisition.

May 1, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Epizyme announced participation in Deloitte Recap's Allicense, Licensing Executive Society's Spring Meeting and the Epigenetics in Drug Discovery Conference at the Omics Evolution Summit, with others.

May 1, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinical utility of Asuragen's miRInform® Thyroid cancer Panel used in conjunction with Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

May 1, 2012

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lupin purchases Provantis from Instem

May 1, 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. gastroenterologists and managed care organization (MCO) pharmacy...

May 1, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has acquired Doe & Ingalls Management, LLC, a premium provider of specialty production chemicals and...

May 1, 2012

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galectin Therapeutics signs long-term agreement with Scott Friedman, MD, a renowned physician and researcher in liver disease.

May 1, 2012

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS50 FT-IR spectrometer, the first research-grade FT-IR with one-touch operation. Building on the...

May 1, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great Basin Corporation, a privately-held life sciences company developing sample-to-result molecular diagnostic solutions, today announced that the FDA approved its c.diff assay

May 1, 2012

MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Promedior announced that data from preclinical studies of recombinant human Pentraxin-2 (rPTX-2) will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

May 1, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative treatments that address unmet medical needs in neurological and related central nervous system disorders, today announced...

May 1, 2012

ARLINGTON, Va. & DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mark V. Pauly, Ph.D., has been named the 2012 recipient of the William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research. The Prize, funded by The Baxter International Foundation and managed by...

May 1, 2012

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senesco Technologies, Inc. (“Senesco” or the “Company”) (NYSE AMEX: SNT) announced today that a high level of tumor eradication in a mouse model of human multiple myeloma was achieved with a combination of...

May 1, 2012

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) announces that Sparton Medical’s collaborative design and engineering work with HS Design in Gladstone, NJ has helped BioMarker Strategies become a finalist for a 2012 Medical...

May 1, 2012

BENSALEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A recent survey of 140 Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., field sales reps and district managers assessing the impact of BusinessOne Technologies, Inc.’s Maestro Lite analytics solution found that increased knowledge of...

May 1, 2012

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pall Corporation will introduce five new single-use products designed to improve bioprocessing efficiency at INTERPHEX 2012, which starts today at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City booth #3021

May 1, 2012

DANVERS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Abiomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart support technologies, today announced that Michael R. Minogue, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Deutsche...

May 1, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novella Clinical, a full service clinical research organization, today announced Kevin B. Johnson, Ph.D., has joined as global head regulatory affairs.

May 1, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INFI) will host a conference call on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. ET. During the call, management will provide an update on Infinity’s business and discuss the...

May 1, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advaxis to present abstract at American Association of Immunologists

May 1, 2012

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact Sciences Corp. today announced its first-quarter 2012 financial results.

May 1, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) announced today that executive management will participate in the Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Healthcare Conference, being held May 7-9, 2012 at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston....

May 1, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE):   ($ in millions, except per share amounts)     First-Quarter 2012   2011(4)   Change Reported Revenues $ 15,405 $ 16,502 (7 %) Adjusted Income(1) 4,432 4,808 (8 %) Adjusted Diluted EPS(1) 0.58...

May 1, 2012

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ: CGEN) today reported financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2012

May 1, 2012

WESTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB), a global biotechnology leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing and commercialization of innovative therapies, today announced its first quarter 2012 results. First...

May 1, 2012

WEST HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoViricides to present corporate summary in the OneMedPlace Emerging Companies Showcase at the 21st annual NYBA meeting in NYC. Free for investors and other interested parties to attend.

May 1, 2012

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrowhead to Report Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call Scheduled for Tuesday, May 8, 2012

May 1, 2012

FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DiscoveRx Corporation, a global provider of innovative assay solutions used in assay development, drug screening and profiling, announced that its PathHunter assays are gaining widespread adoption in large...

May 1, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals is announcing their participation and presentation details at the 37th Annual Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference in Boston, MA on May 8th.

May 1, 2012

NEEDHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celldex announces that interim, topline results of the Phase 2b EMERGE study of CDX-011 in patients with advanced breast cancer will be presented in a webcast on May 23, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

May 1, 2012

VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC) today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of World Courier Group, Inc., a privately held leading global specialty transportation and...

May 1, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) today announced that executives from BioCryst are scheduled to present and provide a corporate summary and update regarding the Company’s clinical...

May 1, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO), a leading global provider of cloud-based clinical technology solutions that enhance the efficiency of clinical development, today announced its financial results for the first quarter...

May 1, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Caisson Biotech has entered into a Development and License Agreement with Novo Nordisk, a global leader in diabetes care, giving exclusive rights to Caisson’s heparosan-based drug delivery...

May 1, 2012

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Almac, a leading provider of contract services to the global pharmaceutical and biotech industries, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a state-of-the-art, high-speed blister line for their new...

May 1, 2012

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--R-Tech Ueno (JASDAQ: 4573) has announced today that it has been notified by the International Court of Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), that the anticipated date of the arbitration decision in its...

April 30, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS), a developer of cost-advantaged processes for the production of biofuels, bio-based chemicals, and pharmaceutical intermediates, today announced it will host a conference call and...

April 30, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affymax, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFFY) today announced that it will host a teleconference and webcast with management to provide a general business overview, as well as to discuss its first quarter 2012 financial results...

April 30, 2012

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012. Array reported revenue of $19.1 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2012, compared to revenue of $17.8...

April 30, 2012

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PIUG 2012 Annual Conference – Questel, a leader in online information services for over 40 years, and GenomeQuest, a global provider of large-scale genomic software applications, announced today a partnership to integrate...

April 30, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present at Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference

April 30, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starkey Hearing Technologies is excited to announce that its AMP hearing aid has been honored with a 2012 Silver Edison Award in the category of Science/Medical-Assistive Devices.

April 30, 2012

BORDEAUX, France & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today eDevice introduced HealthGO, a complete technology platform for Remote Patient Monitoring based on Freescale Semiconductor’s Home Health Hub (HHH) reference platform. HealthGO is a...

April 30, 2012

SANTA ROSA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Direct Flow Medical, Inc., a privately held, emerging medical device company focused on the next generation, minimally invasive implant to treat patients with heart valve disease announced the appointment of...

April 30, 2012

BEVERLY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HepatoChem is a revenue-generating early stage life science company that has been awarded a $330,000 Program loan from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.