Biotechnology News

Thu, 2014-04-03 18:01

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expansion of the indication for KALBITOR (ecallantide), a peptide inhibitor of plasma kallikrein used in...

Thu, 2014-04-03 18:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced that the One-on-One Partnering™ system is now open for the 2014 BIO International Convention®, taking place in San Diego from June 23-26.

Thu, 2014-04-03 18:01

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amy Purdy, who has already inspired millions with her medal-winning performance at the Paralympic snowboarding competition in Sochi last month, has opened yet another door for amputees and those with “disabilities”...

Thu, 2014-04-03 18:01

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MdBio Foundation hosts ATLAS – a career symposium for high school juniors, seniors and college undergrads typically underrepresented in Science STEM fields.

Thu, 2014-04-03 18:01

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:ATNM) (“Actinium” or “the Company”), a biopharmaceutical Company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers, announces the...

Thu, 2014-04-03 14:01

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TapImmune Inc. (OTCQB:TPIV), A clinical stage immunotherapy company specializing in the development of innovative vaccine technologies for the treatment of cancer and infectious disease is pleased to update shareholders...

Thu, 2014-04-03 14:01

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A delegation from one of the world’s leading universities, UCL (University College London) will be visiting Mexico from April 5th-12th to meet with some of the country’s top universities and organisations to discuss...

Thu, 2014-04-03 14:01

HEIDELBERG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novaliq GmbH today announced the commencement of a Phase 1 study for CyclASol (Cyclosporin solution) following US and European patent approval of the solution for the treatment of dry eye syndrome. While...

Thu, 2014-04-03 14:01

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cytox Ltd, (Cytox) a leading developer of assays for risk assessment and prediction of dementia, today announced the successful completion of a second round of funding, closing at £1.5M. New...

Thu, 2014-04-03 14:01

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOTRONIK, a leading manufacturer of cardiovascular medical technology, announced today that the first patients across the United States have received implants of the new Iforia implantable cardioverter-...

Thu, 2014-04-03 14:01

CARLSBAD, Calif. & SUZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2014 edition of ChinaBio® Partnering Forum, China’s only life science partnering event, is just weeks away, to be held May 7–8 at the Kempinski Hotel in Suzhou.

Thu, 2014-04-03 14:01

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, announced today that it will conduct an intercontinental...

Thu, 2014-04-03 09:00

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Appistry, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance computing and analytics solutions for next-generation medicine, today released the latest commercial version of the Broad Institute’s Genome Analysis Toolkit (GATK...

Thu, 2014-04-03 09:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impact 2020 is an in-depth analysis and prediction of trends, opportunities and threats to life sciences in Massachusetts. This strategic report by MassBio is a call to action for stakeholders.

Thu, 2014-04-03 09:00

RAMSEY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ADMA Biologics, Inc. (OTCQB:ADMA), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, and intends to market specialty plasma-based biologics for the treatment and prevention of certain infectious...

Thu, 2014-04-03 09:00

MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Auxogyn, Inc., a company dedicated to advancing women’s reproductive health, today announced an exclusive license agreement with Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt.

Thu, 2014-04-03 09:00

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CytRx Corporation (Nasdaq:CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced that positive preclinical results from an in vivo study of aldoxorubicin in an animal...

Thu, 2014-04-03 09:00

NESS ZIONA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kamada Ltd. (NASDAQ: KMDA)(TASE: KMDA), a plasma-derived protein therapeutics company focused on orphan indications, announced today a U.S.-based proof-of-concept (POC) study with Glassia® to treat graft-...

Thu, 2014-04-03 09:00

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioprinting Investment Puts RBCC at Forefront of 3-D Revolution

Thu, 2014-04-03 03:02

WARSAW, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biomet, Inc. announced today financial results for its third quarter ended February 28, 2014. Third Quarter Financial Results Consolidated net sales increased 6.6% (7.5% constant currency) worldwide to approximately...

Wed, 2014-04-02 22:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIO and the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) today announced the inaugural Digital Health Zone & Forum at the 2014 BIO International Convention, taking place June 23-26 in San Diego, CA

Wed, 2014-04-02 22:01

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced topline results from a Phase 3 clinical trial (Study GS-US-334-0118) in Japan evaluating the once-daily nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor sofosbuvir in...

Wed, 2014-04-02 22:01

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRNA), a leader in the development of RNAi-based therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Pankaj Bhargava, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Bhargava brings to...

Wed, 2014-04-02 22:01

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cytori announces that CEO Chris Calhoun will retire from the role of CEO effective immediately.

Wed, 2014-04-02 22:01

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) today announced that it is offering $125 million of shares of its common stock in a proposed underwritten public offering. The offering is subject to market conditions and there...

Wed, 2014-04-02 17:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today announced that management will present a company overview at the 13th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference on Wednesday,...

Wed, 2014-04-02 17:00

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) announced today that executive management will participate in the 13th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference being held April 8-9, 2014 at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York...

Wed, 2014-04-02 17:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affygility Solutions announces the immediate availability of its occupational exposure limit (OEL) monograph for delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana.

Wed, 2014-04-02 17:00

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VGTI Florida scientists awarded U.S. Patent No. 8,647,822 titled DETERMINING WHETHER A TEST COMPOUND MODULATES PD-1 ACTIVITY IN ACTIVATED IMMUNE CELLS USING GENE EXPRESSION PROFILES.

Wed, 2014-04-02 17:00

ACTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cognoptix President and CEO Paul Hartung told a group of analysts yesterday: “Our vision is to change the course of Alzheimer’s disease by enabling early diagnosis at the point of care.” (CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO) Mr....

Wed, 2014-04-02 17:00

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Process Systems Enterprise has acquired a significant equity stake in BlueWatt Engineering Sàrl, a company with unique technology for wastewater systems optimisation.

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The staggering rise of Autism and the troubling lack of urgency by the medical establishment to address this crisis has led the founders of The Thinking Moms’ Revolution (authors of the book, The Thinking Moms’...

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fresenius Kabi announced today that Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has received the company’s first Fresenius Kabi Scientific Investigator Award. The winning submission, “Extracorporeal Photopheresis Combined with...

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (“Pernix” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ MKT: PTX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that Pernix CEO Doug Drysdale is scheduled to present at the 13th Annual Needham...

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genocea will present at the Needham & Company 13th Annual Healthcare Conference on April 9, 2014.

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--23andMe Builds Out Leadership Team

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: RNN) a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing best-in-class therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced that it will have two poster presentations...

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel NNR Therapeutics™, today announced that Dr. Stephen A. Hill, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to...

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pr-Clinical Research Shows ACC Inhibitors Dramatically Impact Tumor Growth in Small Cell Lung Cancer and Liver Cancer

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTPH) today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designations for both the intravenous (IV) and oral formulations of the...

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ArQule is scheduled to present at the Needham Healthcare Conference on April 9, 2014.

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navigant (NYSE: NCI) announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the Life Sciences practice of Leerink Swann Consulting, LLC, the consulting arm of Leerink Holdings, LLC, a leading investment bank...

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Richard A. Young, Syros Pharmaceuticals Scientific Founder, to Open AACR Annual Meeting 2014 with Address Highlighting His Pioneering Gene Control Research.

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IlluminOss announces it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for instruments used in the company’s proprietary Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System (PBSS).

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:01

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Tech Council of Maryland announced today the finalists for its 26th Annual Industry Awards celebration.