Biotechnology News

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:01

GAITHERSBURG, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlycoMimetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLYC) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. In its initial public offering completed in January 2014, GlycoMimetics raised net...

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Inc. will present data from a Phase 1 clinical trial of its lead development candidate, CAT-2003, at the American College of Cardiology’s 63rd Annual Scientific Session.

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:01

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare today announced results from a new study, which showed that patients receiving Visipaquetm (iodixanol) 320mg I/ml reported less discomfort, characterized by heat or cold sensation or pain upon...

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:01

BURLINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH) today announced that Drs. Arthur H. Rubenstein and M. Keith Weikel will retire from the Board at the conclusion of their current term on May 14,...

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:01

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: OXBT) announced today they have received written confirmation from the FDA clinical hold on the Oxycyte development program has been lifted.

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:01

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis will host a webcast and conference call at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 to review first quarter 2014 financial results.

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:01

MILAN, Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sorin's Perceval sutureless aortic valve receives CE mark approval for adult age indication allowing treatment of a wider spectrum of patients with aortic stenosis.

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kapa Biosystems, Inc. today announced that its KAPA Library Preparation Kits have been selected for use in the 100K Foodborne Pathogen Genome Project

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGIO), a leader in the fields of cancer metabolism and inborn errors of metabolism, today announced that preclinical and clinical data from Agios’ cancer metabolism programs...

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HRTX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the initiation of a Phase 3 clinical trial of SUSTOL™ (APF530), the Company’s lead product candidate for the...

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Receives Patent Allowance Covering Broad Range of Modified Pectin

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ViaQuest has chosen Netsmart CareManager as the care management/and care coordination solution for its planned Health Home in Ohio.

Mon, 2014-03-31 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...

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Concert Pharmaceuticals announced it has filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013.

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Concert Pharmaceuticals reports 2013 financial results

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

WEST HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anil R. Diwan, Ph.D., President, Chairman, and co-Founder of the Company was recognized as the “2014 Researcher of the Year” by BusinessNewHaven & New Haven magazine, serving Connecticut state.

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CytRx Corporation (Nasdaq: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced that aldoxorubicin has received orphan medicinal product designation from the European...

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--rEVO Biologics Inc., a subsidiary of LFB SA, today announced the initiation of the Phase 3 clinical program for ATryn® [antithrombin (Recombinant)] for the treatment of preeclampsia in pregnant women during the...

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NEW FINDINGS HIGHLIGHT GOOD START GENETICS’ NGS SCREENING CAPABILITIES IN ETHNICALLY DIVERSE POPULATIONS

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: The Election Committee of Vitrolife (STO:VITR), which was appointed in accordance with the resolution of the Annual General Meeting on April 29, 2013, consists of: Patrik Tigerschiöld,...

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncoSec Medical to Present at Two Conferences in New York City in April

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICON plc, (NASDAQ:ICLR), a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that it has agreed, subject to certain closing conditions,...

Mon, 2014-03-31 09:00

OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: DiaGenic (OSE:DIAG): Reference is made to the stock exchange announcements from DiaGenic regarding the ongoing Rights Issue. Today Ruben Ekbråten subscribed for 250,000 shares at NOK 0.50 per share...

Mon, 2014-03-31 05:01

LUND, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Reglatory News: Probi (STO:PROB) Probi has signed a distribution agreement with Dongkook Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., based in Seoul, South Korea for the distribution of Probi´s gut health product, Probi Mage®. The...

Mon, 2014-03-31 05:01

NEW YORK & BUDAPEST, Hungary--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:FRX) and Gedeon Richter Plc. today announced positive topline results from a Phase IIb trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of the investigational...

Mon, 2014-03-31 05:01

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) has announced an agreement with Eisai Inc. (Eisai), a U.S. subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd. to acquire rights to the hematological cancer treatment Dacogen® and to an enzyme inhibitor...

Mon, 2014-03-31 05:01

SOLNA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Aerocrine (STO:AERO-B) With reference to Chapter 4 Section 9 in ”lagen (1991:980) om handel med finansiella instrument” it’s hereby announced that through the subscription by a new share issue in...

Mon, 2014-03-31 05:01

BURTON-ON-TRENT, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clinigen Group plc (‘Clinigen’ or the ‘Group’) (LSE: CLIN) (AIM: CLIN) the specialty global pharmaceutical company today announces the acquisition of SAVENE® (dexrazoxane) from SpePharm AG, a majority...

Mon, 2014-03-31 05:01

OXFORD & NEWCASTLE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--e-Therapeutics reports positive interim results from UK phase Ia. ETS2101 well tolerated with no serious adverse events. Early evidence of possible halting of tumour progression.

Mon, 2014-03-31 05:01

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC) announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in the Phase 3 trial of AN2728, a novel boron-based phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE-4) inhibitor, for the topical treatment...

Fri, 2014-03-28 21:00

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Antibe Therapeutics Announces Increase to Previously Announced Financing

Fri, 2014-03-28 21:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FDA Approves Biogen Idec’s ALPROLIX™, the First Hemophilia B Therapy to Reduce Bleeding Episodes with Prophylactic Infusions Starting at Least a Week Apart

Fri, 2014-03-28 21:00

OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nordion Inc. (TSX:NDN) (NYSE:NDZ), a leading provider of products and services to the global health science market, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the "Arrangement Agreement") to be...

Fri, 2014-03-28 21:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:NBY). The Daily Mirror, a British newspaper, recently reported the tragic story of a father who lost both legs, an arm and half of his face to deadly flesh-eating...

Fri, 2014-03-28 17:01

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z83wvc/world) has...

Fri, 2014-03-28 17:01

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integral Molecular announces patent protecting the use of Lipoparticles for antibody discovery.

Fri, 2014-03-28 17:01

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: RGRX) (“the Company” or “RegeneRx”) today announced that it received the initial $1.35 million payment pursuant to its product license and securities purchase agreement with...

Fri, 2014-03-28 17:01

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comprehend will be leading sessions at two key industry events in April – Partnerships in Clinical Trials and Clinical Operations in Oncology Trials West Coast Conference.

Fri, 2014-03-28 17:01

BEVERLY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--North Shore InnoVentures, one of New England’s leading technology incubators, announced today that it has received a capital grant of $1.65 million from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

Fri, 2014-03-28 11:03

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BEAT BioTherapeutics Corporation (BEATBio) announced today that co-founder and Scientific Advisory Board member, Dr. Michael Regnier, will present at the upcoming American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions...

Fri, 2014-03-28 11:03

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that it has elected to settle its conversion obligations in connection with any 1.00% Senior Convertible Notes due 2014 (the “Notes”) submitted for...

Fri, 2014-03-28 11:03

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PSE & Pfizer announce the formation of the Systems-based Pharmaceutics Alliance (SbP Alliance).

Fri, 2014-03-28 11:03

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDRA) today announced positive top-line data from its randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled Phase 2 trial of IMO-8400 in 32 patients with moderate-to-severe plaque...

Fri, 2014-03-28 11:03

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...

Fri, 2014-03-28 11:03

TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The partnership between National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, and Delta Electronics, the nation's biggest supplier of power supply units, has been hailed as the most successful industry-academia...

Fri, 2014-03-28 06:05

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Meda AB (STO:MEDAA): The Nomination Committee of Meda AB proposes the election of Guido Oelkers and Martin Svalstedt as new board members and proposes the appointment of Martin Svalstedt as...

Fri, 2014-03-28 06:05

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: On April 1, 2014, Precise Biometrics AB (STO:PREC) will publish a convening notice for the Annual General Meeting in Post- och Inrikes Tidningar and on the company’s web page. An advertisement that...

Thu, 2014-03-27 20:03

MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it is supporting the Annual Tour de Cure in Australia through its sponsorship, fund raising efforts, and donation of...