Biotechnology News

September 13, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a presentation by Mikael Dolsten, President, Worldwide Research and Development, at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on...

September 13, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, England & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Linguamatics is pleased to announce the launch of its new service for mining the world’s patents. This service builds on the core capabilities of its market leading text mining engine, I2E....

September 13, 2012

HOD HASHARON, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Haldor Advanced Technologies Ltd., the leading provider of RFID-enabled, surgical instrument tracking and asset management solutions for hospitals and sterilization centers, and Intelligent InSites, the...

September 13, 2012

HORSHAM, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cmed Clinical Services has today announced three new appointments to its management team to drive the company's future growth.

September 13, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

September 13, 2012

WILMINGTON, N.C., & BERLIN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPD and Global Allergy and Asthma European Network (GA2LEN) Announce Strategic Alliance in Allergic Diseases.

September 13, 2012

MT. OLIVE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Sixth Annual Pinsonault Managed Markets Summit kicks off Wednesday, September 19th at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The three-day conference brings together executives in the managed markets industry to...

September 13, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluxion Biosciences, a privately held drug discovery tools and services company, announced today that it has launched the BioFlux EZ system. The BioFlux EZ addition completes the BioFlux family of...

September 13, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTrends Research Group and Arlington Medical Resources (AMR) in their LaunchTrends: Dificid Wave 4 (US) report finds that physician familiarity with Optimer/Cubist/Astellas’ Dificid continues to improve among...

September 13, 2012

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., a global leader in developing, manufacturing and distributing innovative diagnostic imaging agents, today announced that Don Kiepert, President and Chief Executive Officer,...

September 13, 2012

LUGANO, Switzerland & RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Helsinn Grants to DARA Exclusive U.S. Commercial Rights to Gelclair®, an FDA-Cleared Oral Gel for the Treatment of Oral Mucositis

September 13, 2012

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ABT Molecular Imaging, a medical imaging company selling a production platform to generate unit doses of molecular imaging drugs, announced today it has secured a $6 million round of financing. River Cities...

September 13, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO), the world leader in serving science, has completed its previously announced acquisition of One Lambda, Inc., the leader in transplant diagnostics. Based in Canoga Park,...

September 13, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bluebird bio, a leader in the development of innovative gene therapies for severe genetic disorders, announced today that Nick Leschly, CEO of bluebird bio, is scheduled to present at the UBS Global Life...

September 13, 2012

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senesco Technologies, Inc. (“Senesco” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: SNT) reported today that the first patient has been enrolled and dosing has been initiated in cohort 2 of its clinical trial with SNS01-T in...

September 13, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agios Pharmaceuticals, the leading biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel drugs in the fields of cancer metabolism and rare metabolic genetic diseases, today announced that David...

September 13, 2012

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tetraphase to present at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference, BioPharm America 2012, and 11th Annual BIO Investor Forum

September 13, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New study finds the regulatory restrictions that US MSL teams operate within train liaisons to focus on scientific discourse with key opinion leaders and avoid overly promotional communication.

September 13, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new Economist Intelligence Unit report sponsored by Quintiles concludes that “China is a complex market that can yield profits to those companies that jump in with both feet, adapt to the realities...

September 13, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A 40-patient, multi-center study in peripheral artery disease at Nagoya University in Japan using cells from Cytori's Celution® System has been approved by the MHLW.

September 13, 2012

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transgenomic, Inc. (OTCBB: TBIO) today announced the appointment of Mark P. Colonnese as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. In this role, Mr. Colonnese will lead the Company’s...

September 13, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) announced today that executive management will participate in the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference, being held September 19-20, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. Gustav...

September 13, 2012

LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cryoport, Inc. (OTCBB: CYRX) today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Kryosphere, a leading biorepository serving clients throughout North America and internationally. Cryoport and...

September 13, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS: SPPI), a biotechnology company with fully integrated commercial and drug development operations with a primary focus in hematology and oncology, today announced that an...

September 13, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AVEO Oncology (NASDAQ: AVEO) today announced that David Johnston, chief financial officer, is scheduled to present at the UBS Annual Global Life Sciences Conference on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. (...

September 13, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New research report “Central Nervous System Partnering Terms and Agreements” developed by CurrentPartnering has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

September 13, 2012

ARDSLEY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) today announced that Ron Cohen, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer will present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Thursday, September 20 at 1:30 pm ET...

September 13, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quintiles and Sinclair IS Pharma sign long-term strategic deal to commercialise portfolio in Mexico.

September 13, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced today that the U.S. FDA has approved AUBAGIO® (teriflunomide) as a new once-daily, oral treatment indicated for relapsing forms of MS

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 4th Annual Personalized Medicine...

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.