Biotechnology News

October 4, 2012

NEWTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioClinica will be participating in several upcoming industry events and conferences where the company will have the opportunity to present its suite of eClinical and Imaging Core Labs solutions.

October 4, 2012

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RBCC: NASA Bioreactor Could Speed Parkinson’s Research

October 4, 2012

LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a new report from Sectra (STO:SECTB), 150 neurologists, neurosurgeons, urologists, orthopaedists, internists, and general surgeons, reveal what radiology needs to focus on in order to provide top-notch...

October 4, 2012

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Xvivo Perfusion AB was spun off from Vitrolife AB (STO:VITR) on October 1, whereby Vitrolife shareholders received one share in Xvivo Perfusion for each share in Vitrolife. Xvivo Perfusion...

October 4, 2012

QUEBEC CITY & SAINT PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG; OTCQX: MDCGF), (“Medicago”) a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary...

October 3, 2012

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, today announced Henry H. Chan, MD, PhD,...

October 3, 2012

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 3, 2012 – Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN) today announced the company will be presenting at the MD Becker Partners’ 3rd Annual Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long-Awaited Reality conference taking place from 8:00 a.m...

October 3, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CollabRx partners with Life Technologies to provide clinically vetted interpretive analytics for Life's line of Next Generation Sequencers for molecular diagnostics.

October 3, 2012

NEWTOWN, Pa. & PENNINGTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. today announced positive human safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetic data from three clinical trials of Ex-RAD (recilisib sodium, ON 01210.Na), a novel...

October 3, 2012

SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced it was notified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that there will not be an Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (“ODAC”) meeting scheduled for November...

October 3, 2012

OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOTECanada, the national industry association representing biotechnology companies today welcomed the Minister of Health’s announcement to create a Canadian orphan drug strategy.

October 3, 2012

PARIS & LUND, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Paris:IPN) (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMX NORDIC: ACTI) today announced the initiation of a new phase II proof of concept clinical trial, evaluating...

October 3, 2012

HIGH WYCOMBE, UK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A series of data presentations released at the 21st European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) congress, in Prague, Czech Republic, demonstrate that STELARA® (ustekinumab) is effective, generally...

October 3, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nanomed2020 intends to bring more nanomedicine products to European patients. Nanomed2020 is a project supported by the European Commission.

October 3, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature breakout sessions focused on using biomass to replace fossil fuels in creating bioenergy,...

October 3, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announces plenary sessions for the BIO Investor Forum to be held October 9 - 10 in San Francisco, California.

October 3, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As drugs move through development, pharmaceutical brand teams shift more than one quarter of their market research spending allocations to advertising and promotions, according to benchmarking study...

October 3, 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, announced today that it has retained Gibraltar...

October 3, 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...

October 3, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Children's Hospital Los Angeles Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Program earns Award for Excellence in Life Support from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO).

October 3, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTrends Research Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, has released findings from the second wave (W2) of its LaunchTrends®: Omontys report. This...

October 3, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hospitals, healthcare providers to benefit from new Premier agreements for blood/specimen collection and ancillary products

October 3, 2012

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--“Pairing Diagnostics with Therapeutics: Biomarker Solutions for Personalized Medicine” will be presented by KineMed's CEO Mr. David Fineman at the 2012 BIO Investor Forum

October 3, 2012

NEW YORK & UXBRIDGE, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Life science industry thought leaders from Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO) will be addressing the changing world of clinical trials at numerous European events in the coming weeks. From...

October 3, 2012

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NuMedii, Inc. today announced a strategic alliance with Aptalis Pharma to discover and develop new methods of treatment for certain gastrointestinal disorders and cystic fibrosis.

October 3, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO), the world leader in serving science, announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2012 before the market opens on Wednesday, October 24,...

October 3, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pharmaceutical portfolio management teams have increasingly turned to pediatric extension strategies to extend their brands’ lifecycles and net a high rate of return, according to benchmarking study...

October 3, 2012

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioMedGPS' projects EU Bone Replacement Market to reach over $264MM by 2016, according to SmartTRAK BI Hub

October 3, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verastem will participate in cancer stem cell panel at BIO Investor Forum on October 9, 2012, at 10:30am PT.

October 3, 2012

BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioMarker Strategies names Executive Chairman to commercialize SnapPath live tumor cell testing system to predict cancer patient response to targeted drug therapies

October 3, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PURE Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: PURE), the creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, today announced it has initiated testing of SDC-based formulas in direct food applications to determine...

October 3, 2012

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The US military continues to show strong interest in researching Oxycyte as a potential therapeutic for a variety of military casualties. The latest CRADA will look at using Oxycyte for wounds.

October 3, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A four-year prospective study shows that therapy guided by bioTheranostics’ CancerTYPE ID® molecular test improves survival in cancer of unknown primary patients.

October 3, 2012

MORRISTOWN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Durata Therapeutics CEO Paul Edick will discuss dalbavancin, in Phase 3 trials for the treatment of ABSSSI, at the BIO Investor Forum on September 10.

October 3, 2012

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoString announced the appointment of James A. Johnson as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Wayne Burns was appointed Senior Vice President Finance & Administration.

October 3, 2012

DUBLIN & RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quintiles is working to improve understanding of drug-induced blood pressure responses and help our customers improve trial participant safety, manage risk, and improve efficiency.

October 3, 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) will report fourth-quarter results on November 9, 2012, before trading begins. The Company will hold a conference call for investors at 8:30 a.m. ET. The call can be accessed in the following ways...

October 3, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading innovation solutions company Emergent Technologies, Inc. appoints new President Kris Looney and new Executive Vice President and Director of Life Sciences Brian Windsor due to company growth.

October 3, 2012

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RBCC Looks To China for Stem Cell Research

October 3, 2012

NEW YORK & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bionest Partners hosted a panel at the recent Burrill Personalized Medicine Conference

October 3, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Jude Medical peripheral nerve stimulation study for chronic migraine published online by Cephalalgia shows a significant reduction in pain, headache days and disability.

October 3, 2012

PARIS & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sanofi and Bristol-Myers Squibb Announce Restructuring of Alliance Agreement

October 2, 2012

EWING, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATRS) today announced a public offering of shares of its common stock. This offering, which is subject to market and other conditions, is being made pursuant to its existing shelf...

October 2, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (“ImmunoCellular”) (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today announced that Peter Ho, PhD, Director of Business Development, will present a company overview at 2:00 pm ET and participate in a panel...

October 2, 2012

FARMINGTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advancements in Robotic Surgery at Shawnee Mission Medical Center - 2 robotic web programs.

October 2, 2012

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ISR's provides insight into trends impacting the global central lab market, a market size assessment, the use of strategic geographies, and an evaluation of central lab service providers' quality.

October 2, 2012

RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AIBioTech is quickly gaining ground in the niche market of custom synthesis of small molecules, including molecules which contain stable isotopes of particular atoms. The products of these syntheses are routinely...

October 2, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ann Arbor-based Online Tech is bringing its industry-leading knowledge of secure hosting services to SecureWorld Expo Detroit, an education and training conference held Wednesday and Thursday at the Ford Motor...