Biotechnology News

September 12, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) invites leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and abstracts for panels, individual papers, and posters for the 2013...

September 12, 2012

WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ArQule will present at UBS Global Life Science Conference on September 19, 2012.

September 12, 2012

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Appoints Glenn Noronha, Ph.D., as Vice President, Research and Development

September 12, 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 announced that the Company will present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on...

September 12, 2012

OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nordion Inc. (TSX: NDN) (NYSE: NDZ) today announced a strategic realignment of the business designed to focus on improving the execution of Nordion’s business strategy. The plan includes transitioning Nordion to...

September 12, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effie Worldwide has announced their call for entries for the 2013 North American Effie Awards, which honor marketing ideas that work. New categories include Multi-demographic and Health

September 12, 2012

RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Products labeled as “Energy Supplements” are widely sold in convenience stores, over the internet, and in stores that sell nutritional supplements. They are intended to “boost your energy levels” or to help control...

September 12, 2012

WINTER PARK, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ascendx Spine™ begins commercialization in Europe

September 12, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Napo”) announced it had applied for a Minor Use in a Major Species (“MUMS”) designation for crofelemer, for use in chemotherapy induced diarrhea in dogs – (“CID”). Crofelemer is also...

September 12, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--20/20 GeneSystems presents data on Biomarker Panel to improve efficacy of targeted Breast Cancer Therapy at the 2012 ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium; $1.M Awarded by National Cancer Institute

September 12, 2012

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the presentation of five posters featuring completely new antibiotic compounds from the company’s RX-04 program at the 52nd ICAAC.

September 12, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the 21st Annual ESGE Congress held in Paris, results were presented from a three-year, cohort study that retrospectively assessed postoperative ovarian endometriomas recurrence and fertility.

September 12, 2012

JERUSALEM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jerusalem International Convention Center: Speaking at the HTIA 2012 hi-tech conference in Jerusalem, Israeli President Shimon Peres said that as the world becomes increasingly global, humanity must harness the...

September 12, 2012

MILFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new Thermo Scientific F1-ClipTip pipetting system, enabling users to deliver consistent, reproducible pipetting with higher-...

September 12, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Podcast with renowned genetic researcher Eric Topol previews Oct. 15 speech to the LES (USA & Canada) Annual Meeting in Toronto on how high tech medical & digital tools are revolutionizing healthcare.

September 12, 2012

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2012 International Symposium on Human Identification features emerging and best practice forensic DNA techniques

September 12, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quintiles ranks 6th in this year’s InformationWeek 500, a list of the top technology innovators in the United States. The list honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology.

September 12, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tom Maniatis, gene cloning technology pioneer and Acceleron co-founder, awarded 2012 Lasker Prize

September 12, 2012

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VetDC (Fort Collins, CO) has won the Venture Showcase competition at the 2012 BioWest Conference & Expo, which is organized by the Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA).

September 12, 2012

CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenMark Diagnostics Receives FDA Clearance for RVP Test

September 12, 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 Numoda Corporation will provide a range of...

September 12, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTrends Research Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds that the recent availability of Novartis’s Gilenya in the EU5 has impacted second- and...

September 12, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alan Auerbach will provide an overview of Puma Biotechnology at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on September 19.

September 12, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO) continues to lead the market with its cloud-based clinical development platform through a new customer commitment from Mesoblast Limited, a world leader in developing biologic products...

September 12, 2012

BURLINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH) announced today that for the period of September 12, 2012 to March 11, 2013, its Zero Coupon Convertible Subordinated Notes due 2021 (Zero Coupon...

September 12, 2012

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vascular Pharmaceuticals, which is developing drugs to treat patients with complications arising from diabetes, has raised equity financing and signed an agreement with Janssen Biotech.

September 12, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase 2 Data for Eravacycline (TP-434) in Patients with Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections (cIAIs)

September 12, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New study finds that 69% of small companies are experiencing longer regulatory submission timelines, in contrast with Top 50 and Top 20 Pharma companies where only 27% saw longer timelines.

September 12, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When seeking pharmaceutical reimbursement, it is vital that pharmaceutical companies interact with payers whenever possible, says Cutting Edge Information.

September 12, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DR Systems announced that its cloud-based ambulatory EHR for radiologists is now commercially available after successfully completing beta testing.

September 12, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SRS | Shareholder Representative Services, the post-closing expert for private-company mergers and acquisitions, today announced the release of the 2012 SRS Life Sciences M&A Study.

September 12, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biogen Idec Foundation (NASDAQ: BIIB) has awarded the Museum of Science, Boston a $1 million grant to support interactive science education and outreach programs for middle and high school students across the state....

September 12, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smaller niche manufacturers have been seeking out untapped market segments in this otherwise heavily penetrated market.

September 12, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The medical technology company ProLung today announced the naming of current board member Clark A. Campbell, Ph.D. as its new Chairman, replacing William A. Fresh, who continues as a Director.

September 12, 2012

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For Non-US, Non-UK & Non-Canadian Media Only New findings presented at the 2nd Asia Pacific Stroke Conference in Tokyo, Japan, have confirmed that in Asian populations, Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate)...

September 12, 2012

WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPD today announced it has been named to the 2012 InformationWeek 500, an annual recognition of the most innovative users of business technology in the United States.

September 12, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced that it will present at the UBS Global Life Sciences conference being held in New York City. Harvey J. Berger, M.D., chairman and chief executive...

September 12, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--China's declared goal is to become a top global power in the biomedical materials industry, with a market share of 10% to 15% by 2050, according to Lux Research.

September 12, 2012

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veeva Systems announces Vault Enterprise – the first cloud-based suite of content management applications ever developed specifically for the global life sciences industry.

September 12, 2012

DANVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Webinar Series to Discuss the Importance of Terminology Management

September 12, 2012

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sucampo announces approval of AMITIZA for chronic idiopathic constipation in the UK.

September 12, 2012

FREDERICK, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Akonni Biosystems Announces New Family of TruTip® Extraction Products for Hamilton Microlab® STAR Line of Liquid Handling Workstations

September 12, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New research report “The World Market for Bio-Based Chemicals, 2nd Edition” developed by SBI has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

September 12, 2012

OXFORD & NEWCASTLE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--e-Therapeutics plc (AIM: ETX) announces that it has started a second phase I clinical trial of its anti-cancer drug ETS2101. This trial will enrol up to 45 patients with a variety of solid tumours...

September 12, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PURE Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: PURE), the creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,784,000 shares of its common stock,...

September 11, 2012

LUTZ, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CytoDyn Inc. (the "Company") (CYDY), a biotechnology company focused on the development of new therapies for combating infection with immune deficiency viruses, today announced the appointment of Dr. Nader Pourhassan...

September 11, 2012

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Array BioPharma Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRY) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Ron Squarer, will speak at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference in New York City.

September 11, 2012

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xcelience opens a new drug development facility in Tampa that promises to open the door to more highly skilled jobs for the Tampa Bay Area.