Biotechnology News

August 14, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Critical Diagnostics, makers of the Presage® ST2 Assay, today announced that Robert Parson has joined the company’s management team as the Vice President of Regulatory and Clinical Affairs. Robert has 35 years of...

August 14, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hospitals, healthcare providers to benefit from new Premier agreements for disposable anesthesia products

August 14, 2012

IRVINE, Calif. & LOUISVILLE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:CORX) and Pier Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company, announced they have consummated a merger under which Cortex and Pier...

August 14, 2012

SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atreca, Inc. has received exclusive license from Stanford University to immune repertoire capture technology that will accelerate discovery, development of novel therapeutic antibodies and vaccines.

August 14, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proteostasis Therapeutics announced that company scientists, founders and co-founders made several presentations at scientific conferences in the last month highlighting the company's recent progress.

August 14, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Top 10 drug makers have already invested significant manpower into digital marketing groups, averaging more than 23 FTEs dedicated to these new media activities, according to a new study.

August 14, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PURE Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:PURE), the creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial, today announced it has finalized a reverse stock split. As previously announced in a news release dated...

August 14, 2012

PETALUMA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tegal Corporation (NASDAQ: TGAL) today announced financial results for the First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013, which ended June 30, 2012. Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Financial Statement Highlights The Company’s Net...

August 14, 2012

BROOMFIELD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Health Solutions announced that IDC Health Insights named it a “major player” in care management.

August 14, 2012

ARDSLEY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Disability Institute (NDI) and Acorda Therapeutics announced they will launch a free six-part webinar series on financial, tax and investment topics for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), their...

August 14, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science Exchange, in partnership with the open-access publisher PLOS and open data repository figshare, announced today the launch of the Reproducibility Initiative (...

August 14, 2012

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (“Pernix” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: PTX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012....

August 14, 2012

OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: An extraordinary general meeting of DiaGenic ASA (OSE:DIAG) was held on 14 August 2012. All proposals set out in the notice to the general meeting were approved. Please minutes from the...

August 14, 2012

TAMPA, Fla. & MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biovest reported on its FDA clinical guidance meeting that determined the U.S. registration pathway for BiovaxID, its personalized cancer vaccine for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

August 14, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals commences patient enrollment in the second part of randomized Phase 2 clinical program of ozarelix in men with prostate cancer for whom hormonal treatment is indicated.

August 14, 2012

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, today announced its support for The Joint Commission’s recent...

August 14, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV), a developer of groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI) and other neurotrauma conditions, today reported the financial results for...

August 14, 2012

AARHUS, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today CLC bio has introduced a reduced price of $79 for CLC Main Workbench for students. The license is a stand-alone license for a single computer and is valid for 12 months from the time of purchase. The $79...

August 13, 2012

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

August 13, 2012

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERBA Diagnostics, Inc. (NYSE MKT:ERB), a fully integrated in vitro diagnostics company, reports its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Kevin D. Clark, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer...

August 13, 2012

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

August 13, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ClinStar Director Business Development Michael Sullivan to Co-Lead Pre-Conference Workshop at Marcus Evans 7th Annual Clinical Research in Emerging Countries Conference

August 13, 2012

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2012.

August 13, 2012

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) announced that it has completed its previously announced underwritten public offering of its common stock at a price of $9.75 per share to the public.

August 13, 2012

BUENA, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE Amex: IG), a New Jersey based topical generic drug development and manufacturing company, provided its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Second Quarter 2012...

August 13, 2012

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MedImmune’s Peter Greenleaf, Clovis Oncology’s Patrick Mahaffy to Deliver Keynotes at 2012 Mid-Atlantic Bio Conference, September 27-28, 2012

August 13, 2012

CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that physicians at all of the 17 “Honor Roll” hospitals and all of the 50 “Best Cardiology and Heart...

August 13, 2012

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Manhattan Scientifics (OTCBB:MHTX) announced today that it has achieved several critical milestones in the development of its proprietary technology for the early detection and treatment of cancer. Manhattan...

August 13, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoCellular Therapeutics (NYSE MKT: IMUC) a clinical stage biotechnology company that is focused on developing new immune-based products to treat cancer, announced today that it was featured on CNN’s Sanjay Gupta...

August 13, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A study published in the August issue of Journal of Clinical Microbiology showed that Great Basin Corporation’s toxigenic Clostridium difficile (C. diff) molecular diagnostic test has a 97 percent sensitivity and...

August 13, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To help improve drug development, Quintiles has acquired Expression Analysis, a premier provider of genomics testing and analysis to biopharma, academic, government and non-profit customers.

August 13, 2012

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioMimetic Therapeutics, Inc. to Present at the Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences Management Access Conference.

August 13, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To help dialysis patients enjoy flavorful, healthy meals, Fresenius Medical Care has partnered with Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., and together they developed a list of helpful summer eating tips.

August 13, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cannabis Science (CBIS), a pioneering U.S. Biotech Company developing pharmaceutical to meet global public health challenges is pleased to announce the initiation of GMP development plan for CS-TATI-1...

August 13, 2012

MISGAV, Israel & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medgenics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: MDGN and AIM: MEDU, MEDG) (the “Company”), the developer of Biopump™, a novel technology for the sustained production and delivery of therapeutic proteins in...

August 13, 2012

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global ePRO leader PHT Corp. launched the PHT Integration Engine, a product that enables clinical study sponsors and CROs to integrate multiple data streams in real time.

August 13, 2012

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Contract Research Organization DSP Clinical announced that President and Founder Darlene Panzitta is among this year’s PharmaVOICE 100 most influential people in life sciences.

August 13, 2012

DIAMOND BAR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announced the launch of the new CARTO® 3 MEM (Multi-Electrode Mapping) Version in the United States.

August 13, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sequenta, Inc. and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group today announced an agreement to use Sequenta’s LymphoSIGHT™ next-generation sequencing method for the measurement of MRD in a clinical trial.

August 13, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cook Medical’s ongoing Zilver® PTX® trial data show higher freedom from target lesion revascularization (TLR) rates after three years

August 13, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fibrocell Science, Inc., today announced a reminder that its annual general meeting and corporate update will be on September 13, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. eastern. The meeting will held at the Fibrocell Science headquarters...

August 13, 2012

NEW YORK & PETACH TIKVAH, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics (OTC: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies and CNS therapeutics, announced that Rasheda Ali Walsh, daughter of the legendary Muhammad Ali,...

August 13, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hospitals, healthcare providers to benefit from new Premier agreements for patient lifts and lateral transfer devices

August 13, 2012

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InSite Vision Incorporated (OTCBB: INSV) (“InSite”) today announced that Merck & Co., Inc., through its subsidiary Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Merck”), has agreed to amend the payment terms of the...

August 13, 2012

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senesco Technologies, Inc. (“Senesco” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: SNT) announced today the results from the completed non-clinical study of SNS01-T in combination of lenalidomide in a model of multiple myeloma...

August 13, 2012

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Opexa Therapeutics, Inc., a company developing Tcelna™, today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 and provided an overview of recent corporate developments.

August 13, 2012

BEDMINSTER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for rare gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders, today announced that it has received a communication from...

August 13, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sirona Dental Systems (Nasdaq: SIRO), the company that pioneered digital dentistry more than 27 years ago and the global number one producer of dental CAD/CAM systems, will celebrate the 27 and a half year...

August 13, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Predictive Biosciences, an innovative developer of molecular diagnostic tests, announced today that the company will present at the NGx: Applying Next-Generation Sequencing Conference in Providence, RI on...