Biotechnology News

September 5, 2012

DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navidea Biopharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences to Provide Business and Development Program Updates

September 5, 2012

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senesco Technologies, Inc. (“Senesco” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: SNT) announced that the Company will be presenting at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference being held at the Waldorf...

September 5, 2012

OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nordion Inc. (TSX: NDN) (NYSE: NDZ): Revenue of $67.1 million, an increase of 0.5% over Q3 2011 Adjusted earnings per share, excluding specified items, increased to $0.25, up from $0.15 in the third quarter...

September 5, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Online Tech, the leader in secure and compliant data hosting services, has taken another step to differentiate itself from its competitors. The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based data center expanded its compliant computing...

September 5, 2012

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of a huge collaborative effort called ENCODE (Encyclopedia of DNA Elements), a research team at CSHL has analyzed all the RNA messages, called transcripts, produced within human cells.

September 5, 2012

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smart Imaging Technologies has signed a license agreement with Leica Microsystems and added support for Leica Slide Scanners to Simagis Live Digital Pathology Servers.

September 5, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Derma Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCI), a medical device and pharmaceutical company focused on advanced wound care announced today that Edward J. Quilty, the Company’s chief executive officer will present a...

September 5, 2012

DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simplify and improve your clinical laboratory with single-step, direct ELISA measurement of Free Testosterone from Gold Standard Diagnostics (GSD)

September 5, 2012

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Penumbra Coil 400 enables endovascular surgeons to implant fewer coils, during shorter procedures, and achieve better results significantly improving minimally invasive brain aneurysm treatment.

September 5, 2012

WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Myo Technologies, LLC Introduces Non-Invasive Microcurrent Skin Toning Treatment and Botanical Skin Care Products for Medical Professional Use, Pre- and Post-Surgery

September 5, 2012

LEBANON, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmuNext - Janssen Biotech partnership to develop novel therapeutics that modulate the immune system for the treatment of cancer.

September 5, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure Service Contract with SunGard Sets Stage for the North American Launch of the HeartCheckTM PEN SMART Monitoring Service

September 5, 2012

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) today announced that it has completed the company’s acquisition, by merger, of Elevation Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Elevation). Elevation is now a wholly-owned subsidiary...

September 5, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XenoPort, Inc. (Nasdaq: XNPT) announced today that it will provide access via the World Wide Web to its presentation at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference. The live presentation will occur at 12:...

September 5, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FibroGen, Inc., on Monday, September 3rd, presented the most recent results from its Phase 2 trial of FG-3019 as an oral presentation at the European Respiratory Society Annual Congress in Vienna, Austria. The...

September 5, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Desktop DNA sequencing company GnuBIO moves towards commercialization of the first no prep desktop DNA sequencer. The company is moving to a larger facility in Cambridge, MA - Kendall Square.

September 5, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ClinStar to Present a Comparison of Study Start-Up in Emerging Markets with at Outsourcing Clinical Trials New England Conference Followed by a Seminar on Optimizing Time and Money in Clinical Trials

September 5, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTrends Research Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds that Roche/Genentech’s Perjeta (pertuzumab) which has been available in the U.S. for one...

September 5, 2012

VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vanguard announced today that Edward P. Owens, CFA, portfolio manager of Vanguard Health Care Fund, plans to retire on December 31, 2012.

September 5, 2012

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) previously announced that it will host its 2012 Investor Conference on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Chicago, IL, from 8:00 a.m. until approximately 3...

September 5, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The new Magellan(TM) prosthetic leg from Orthocare Innovations brings novel approach by mimicking key features of the human ankle and offers wireless connectivity.

September 5, 2012

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rib-X's antibiotic development programs will be featured in a total of 16 posters and presentations at the 52nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC)

September 5, 2012

MANCHESTER, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gentronix Ltd. today announced the company's first contracted screening project in Japan, with a major Japanese pharmaceutical manufacturer, Kowa Company, Ltd.

September 5, 2012

CHELSEA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Civitas Therapeutics, a private company developing inhaled therapeutics with the proven ARCUS(TM) dry powder platform, today announced that Bryan Stuart has been appointed Chief Business Officer.

September 5, 2012

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Safeguard Scientifics to host Investor Day 2012 on October 9th. RSVP at www.safeguard.com/InvestorDay2012. Join us to...

September 5, 2012

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) announced today that management will present at three investor conferences in September. The presentations will be webcast live and available for replay from Seattle Genetics’...

September 5, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LipoScience, Inc. today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market the Vantera® Clinical Analyzer.

September 5, 2012

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter has begun dosing patients with malignant solid tumors in a Phase I clinical trial of a monoclonal antibody.

September 5, 2012

FALMOUTH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians is for doctors desiring new challenges.

September 5, 2012

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel NNR Therapeutics ™, today announced that it plans to pursue development of TC-5214 as a treatment for overactive...

September 5, 2012

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--pSivida reports UK NICE accepts ILUVIEN subgroup data for review - Appraisal Committee meeting rescheduled to October 11, 2012 from September 11, 2012

September 5, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Epizyme announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 Study of EPZ-5676, a novel small molecule inhibitor of DOT1L, for patients with MLL-r Leukemia, a genetically defined type of acute leukemia.

September 5, 2012

MIDLAND, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following yesterday’s announcement regarding The Dow Chemical Company’s (NYSE:DOW) new business structure, today the Company announced 13 business presidents who have been named to lead Dow’s new Global Businesses...

September 5, 2012

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InSite Vision introduces a new ophthalmic drug delivery system that has demonstrated superior drug retention and tissue penetration for optimized patient care.

September 5, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative treatments that address unmet medical needs in neurological and related central nervous system disorders, today announced...

September 5, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and consulting firm Eastern Research Group, Inc. (ERG) have selected the comprehensive trial cost database products from Medidata Solutions.

September 5, 2012

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FORMA Therapeutics has appointed Rob Sarisky, Ph.D. as Chief Business Officer to continue FORMA's successful collaboration track record at the forefront of cancer research.

September 5, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) today announced that it is seeking nominations for its Science Education Leadership Award program, which honors innovative science teachers in middle and high schools...

September 5, 2012

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals to Present New Clinical and Preclinical Research on Its Antibiotic Portfolio at ICAAC

September 5, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than half of surveyed pharmaceutical market research teams begin supporting developmental compounds before Phase 3, according to a new study by Cutting Edge Information.

September 5, 2012

SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alvine Pharmaceuticals receives Fast Track Designation from the FDA for its lead candidate ALV003.

September 5, 2012

BEDMINSTER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutics for rare gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders, announced today that it expects to submit its Biologic...

September 5, 2012

LANCASTER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of consulting services and software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today released preliminary revenues for its fourth fiscal quarter of...

September 5, 2012

DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB) today announced that Cornelia Reininger, M.D., Ph.D., has been named Chief Medical Officer of Navidea.

September 5, 2012

PERKASIE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peter Gabriele will present “Application Challenges in Biomedical Polymer Thermal Processing” at the MedTech Polymers Conference on September 11th at 2:00 p.m. in Chicago, Illinois.

September 5, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The mature and commoditized United States vascular access device (VAD) market will see slow growth, largely driven by the expansion of the high-utilizing elderly population.

September 5, 2012

BOZEMAN, Mont.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Golden Helix announced the availability of GenomeBrowse, a revolutionary new genomic visualization and annotation platform for DNA and RNA sequence data.

September 5, 2012

SADDLE BROOK, N.J. & AACHEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CircuLite has received CE Marking approval for the SYNERGY Circulatory Support System, a micro-pump designed to halt heart failure progression for those not responding to standard medical...