Biotechnology News

August 10, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), announced today that the Phase III AVAglio study of Avastin® (bevacizumab) plus radiation and temozolomide chemotherapy in people...

August 9, 2012

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact Sciences announced that the company will present at the Wedbush Life Sciences and Canaccord Genuity Growth Conferences next week.

August 9, 2012

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX), a biotechnology company that develops and markets products in the field of regenerative medicine, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 and...

August 9, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fibrocell Science, Inc., has posted an updated investor presentation including updates on the pipeline, plans for expansion of manufacturing capacity and plans to reduce the cost of goods. The presentation can be...

August 9, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC) announced today its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. “Our Phase 3 trials of tavaborole in onychomycosis are progressing well, and we expect to...

August 9, 2012

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IMS Health, in collaboration with Ford Motor Company, has launched an enhanced Allergy Alert® smartphone application accessible on the Ford SYNC® in-car mobile device connectivity system, enabling drivers to...

August 9, 2012

FORT LEE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. government senior information security authority named Chief Operating Officer, SAFE-BioPharma Association

August 9, 2012

AARHUS, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today CLC bio released the new version 5.5 of its desktop software, CLC Genomics Workbench, as well as a new version of the enterprise software, CLC Genomics Server version 4.5. Both software packages have been...

August 9, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXEL) today announced the pricing of its concurrent underwritten public offering of 30 million shares of newly issued common stock at a price to the public of $4.25 per share...

August 9, 2012

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrowhead Research to Present at 2012 Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences Management Access Conference

August 9, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nodality enters multi-year collaboration with Pfizer for use of Nodality’s Single Cell Network Profiling technology with initial focus on streamlining development of products for autoimmune diseases...

August 9, 2012

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Promega is on target to meet 2014 environmental goals described in the 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report.

August 9, 2012

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

August 9, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To combat over- or under-restrictive policies from damaging operations, many compliance functions implement feedback mechanisms into their processes to gather information.

August 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Selventa™, a biomarker discovery company that enables personalized healthcare, today announced that David de Graaf, Selventa’s President and Chief Executive Officer, has been selected as one of PharmaVOICE ...

August 9, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in oncology, today reported financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2012, and provided a business update. “This...

August 9, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new study by Cutting Edge Information found that surveyed companies’ MSLs still spend approximately 10% of their time providing support to the commercial team.

August 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galenea and CHDI Foundation extend and expand collaboration to characterize the synaptic dysfunction apparent in Huntington’s disease utilizing Galenea’s synaptic transmission drug discovery...

August 9, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) and AstraZeneca (LSE:AZN) announced that following the successful completion of the acquisition of Amylin Pharmaceuticals by Bristol-Myers Squibb, AstraZeneca...

August 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IDRA reports second quarter results

August 9, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) announced the release of a new video series on its YouTube Channel. The first video in the series focuses on innovation in drug development.

August 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tokai Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new treatments for prostate cancer, today announced the appointment of Adrian M. Senderowicz, M.D., to the position of chief medical...

August 9, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AVEO Oncology (NASDAQ: AVEO) today announced that David Johnston, chief financial officer, is scheduled to present at the Canaccord Genuity 32nd Annual Growth Conference on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 10:00 a.m...

August 9, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: An Extraordinary General Meeting in Precise Biometrics will be held on Tuesday 11 September 2012 at 4 p.m., at the company’s premises, Scheelevägen 30 in Lund, Sweden. An agenda containing the matters...

August 9, 2012

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RBCC Partner n3D Courts ‘MAD’ Scientists with Cell Culturing Contest

August 9, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: The Board of Directors of Precise Biometrics (“Precise Biometrics”) (STO:PREC) has resolved, subject to approval of the EGM on September 11, 2012, to undertake a rights issue with preferential rights...

August 8, 2012

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ESIS, Inc., (ESIS®), a risk management services company and member of the ACE Group, today announced the appointment of Lee W. Farrow as Senior Vice President, Client Services and Business Development. Mr. Farrow...

August 8, 2012

TROY, Montana--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to Norma Erickson, President of SaneVax Inc., testimony provided for a coroner’s inquest into the death of Jasmine Renata in New Zealand by Dr. Sin Hang Lee, a pathologist on the medical staff at...

August 8, 2012

ELMSFORD, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioScrip, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS) today announced 2012 second quarter financial results. Second quarter revenue, from continuing operations, was $155.9 million and net loss, from continuing operations, was $4.3...

August 8, 2012

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioventus LLC, a leader in active orthopaedic healing, announced today that it will establish its International Headquarters in the Netherlands, about 12 miles outside of Amsterdam in Hoofddorp. The company’s...

August 8, 2012

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company also highlighted progress with ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) commercialization...

August 8, 2012

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CardioNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAT), a leading wireless medical technology company with a current focus on the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiac arrhythmias, today reported results for the second quarter-ended June...

August 8, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012 and provided an update on key programs. “The strength of our business model and our...

August 8, 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...

August 8, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC) announced today that David Perry, the company’s Chief Executive Officer, will provide a company overview at the following investor conferences: Wedbush PacGrow Lifesciences...

August 8, 2012

DEERFIELD, Ill. & PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. (TPUSA) and Affymax, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFY) today announced that Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. (TPA) has entered into a supply agreement for sourcing and...

August 8, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affymax, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFFY) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. The net loss for the second quarter of 2012 was $32.0 million (or ($0.89) per share) compared to a net...

August 8, 2012

NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SDIX (Nasdaq: SDIX), a leading provider of biotechnology-based products and services for a broad range of life science, biotechnology, diagnostic and food safety applications, today reported financial results for...

August 8, 2012

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”, OTCBB: ACTC)(the “Company”), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today second quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2012....

August 8, 2012

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iSmartStep® "made for iPod" helps “retrain the brain” to get rid of bad habits resulting from neurological or orthopedic trauma and quickly re-learn how to walk correctly (sports med,hip/knee,stroke)

August 8, 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 2012 Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences Management Access Conference. The live...

August 8, 2012

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PTX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that Cooper Collins, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 32nd...

August 8, 2012

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--pSivida announces closing of $5.36 million financing

August 8, 2012

PETERBOROUGH, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Karen Kaul joins the esteemed list of presenters at the Molecular Diagnostics Conference Fall 2012. She will present on Next-Generation Pathology: Molecular Diagnostics for the Next Century

August 8, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atherotech receives honors as one of ‘Best Companies to Work for in Alabama.’ The company also grows its workforce, expands the Birmingham laboratory, and its CEO gets nod from local business journal.

August 8, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accumetrics’ VerifyNow System Receives Health Canada License for Clinical Use

August 8, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTrends Research Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds that—through an audit of more than 1,000 U.S. hepatitis C virus (HCV) patient charts—...

August 8, 2012

WARSAW, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biomet, Inc. today announced the completion of its previously announced offering of $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2020 (the “ Senior Notes”), at an issue price of 6.500%. Biomet expects...