Biotechnology News

April 17, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals is announcing financial results for first quarter of 2012 - it will be via teleconference and webcast.

April 17, 2012

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcresta™, a company developing innovative enzyme-based nutritional products for infants, adults and patients battling acute or chronic conditions, today announced a $10 million Series A venture capital financing....

April 17, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO) today said it plans to issue its 2012 first quarter financial results before the opening of the market on April 24, 2012. The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m.,...

April 17, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMGN), a biotechnology company that develops targeted anticancer therapeutics, today announced that the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for its IMGN853 product candidate is now...

April 17, 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Opsona Therapeutics, a leading drug development company, announced new patent from European Patent Office (EPO).

April 17, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMGN), a biotechnology company that develops anticancer therapeutics using its antibody expertise and Targeted Antibody Payload (TAP) technology, today announced the start of clinical...

April 17, 2012

NEWTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioClinica will be issuing its first quarter 2012 earnings release on May 9, 2012 and will be hosting a conference call that same day at 11:00 a.m. EDT.

April 17, 2012

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aptiv Solutions Announces the Launch of ADDPLAN® 6.0 PE Adaptive Design & Simulation Software for Population Enrichment Trials

April 17, 2012

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At Analytica 2012, Bruker today announced several new product introductions for the research, industrial and applied markets, designed to deliver confident analyses with increased sensitivity, specificity and productivity...

April 17, 2012

OSLO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: DiaGenic ASA (OSE:DIAG): The Chief Executive Officer, Erik Christensen, MD PhD, has notified the Board of Directors that he would like to resign from his position with effect from 17 April 2012. Erik...

April 17, 2012

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Maria Carell (STO:MEDAA), board member of Meda AB since 2011, has informed Meda’s nomination committee that she declines re-election at Meda’s Annual General Meeting 2012. MEDA AB (publ) is a...

April 17, 2012

GÖTEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Maria Carell has been appointed Regional Director for Meda’s (STO:MEDAA) operations in the US. Maria Carell has extensive experience in the health care sector including management positions at...

April 17, 2012

LARKSPUR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioCision launches new suite of accessories for improved reproducibility and efficiency at Analytica 2012.

April 17, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Paris:IPN) (Euronext: IPN, ADR: IPSEY) today announced that its partner, Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Inspiration), has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and...

April 16, 2012

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IVAX Diagnostics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: IVD), a fully integrated in vitro diagnostics company, reports its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. Kevin D. Clark, Chief Executive Officer...

April 16, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PerkinElmer Launches Ensemble® for Biology™ Informatics Platform

April 16, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Puma Biotechnology Cleared for Quotation on OTCBB and OTC LINK

April 16, 2012

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sucampo announced a webcast of its presentation at the 19th Annual Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry conference on April 20, at 1:30 pm Eastern.

April 16, 2012

WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ArQule announces completion of common stock offering with full exercise of option to purchase additional shares.

April 16, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn. & ANNAPOLIS, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M New Ventures, the corporate venture organization of 3M, announced today that it has invested in Zephyr Technology, a developer of real-time physiological monitoring solutions for well-...

April 16, 2012

KINDERHOOK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Bio Medica Corporation (ABMC.PK) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2011. Net sales in the fourth quarter of 2011 were $2,374,000, an increase of 1....

April 16, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Helicos BioSciences Corporation (OTCQB: HLCS.PK) announced today that it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with Sequenom, Inc. pursuant to which Sequenom purchased all rights, title and interest in...

April 16, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pharmaceutical companies now use a wider variety of tools to support healthy portfolios and extend product life, according to a new study from consulting firm Cutting Edge Information

April 16, 2012

FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SGI (NASDAQ:SGI): Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA. — April 24, 2012 through April 26, 2012 Who: SGI (NASDAQ:SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing When: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Where: Seaport...

April 16, 2012

SOMERSET, N.J., & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nascent Biologics, Inc. and Catalent Pharma Solutions today announced the signing of a product development agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Catalent will engineer a cell line...

April 16, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genzyme and Veracyte announce Afirma® Thyroid FNA Analysis, an innovative approach for improved thyroid nodule diagnosis, is now available to patients across the United States...

April 16, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Life Sciences will be a strong feature of this week’s Advanced Process Modelling Forum in London, with presentations from Pfizer, Eli Lilly, GSK, TNO and the Rutgers University ERC-SOPS consortium.

April 16, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and Serametrix will collaborate on developing a diagnostic test for predicting individual clinical response to a novel immune therapy for brain cancer, it was announced today. The...

April 16, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sales Performance International will be conducting a unique Life Sciences webinar focused on Evidence-Based Solution Selling® on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 (11:00 AM EST)

April 16, 2012

YARDLEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MediMedia Health, one of the most respected Medical Marketing providers of advanced multi-channel communications and marketing strategies for global medicines companies, has appointed Phil Deschamps as President and...

April 16, 2012

EXTON, Penn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Over half of Medical Oncologists have currently adopted the ALK test which identifies the ALK and EML4 gene fusion.

April 16, 2012

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galectin Therapeutics will present promising preclinical data at DDW 2012 for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, NASH, also known as fatty liver disease.

April 16, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BSD Medical announces purchase of BSD-500 Hyperthermia System by John Stoddard Cancer Center at Iowa Methodist Medical Center.

April 16, 2012

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Annual Meeting of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today introduced a new line of high-...

April 16, 2012

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced the initiation of its launch of the POWEREASE™ System, an innovative system of electronic instruments designed specifically for use in instrumented, or reconstructive,...

April 16, 2012

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE Amex: BTX), a biotechnology company that develops and markets products in the field of regenerative medicine, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Michael D. West, Ph.D. will present...

April 16, 2012

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that the second patient was dosed in the Company’s Phase I/II trial for dry age-related...

April 16, 2012

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) today announced that Howard Holden, Ph.D., has joined the Company as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. With over 25 years of experience in regulatory...

April 16, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals begins tender offer for all outstanding shares of Allos Therapeutics.

April 16, 2012

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeurOp appoints Dr. Robert Zaczek as chief scientific officer to advance its drug research for central nervous system disorders.

April 16, 2012

DEERFIELD, Ill. & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter and Halozyme today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting additional information to complete its review of the HyQ Biologics License Application (BLA).

April 16, 2012

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--480 Biomedical has initiated the first human trial of its groundbreaking Stanza self-expanding bioresorbable scaffold for the treatment of PAD in the superficial femoral artery

April 16, 2012

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SurModics IVD Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SurModics, Inc., is pleased to announce SurModics' newest offering of its Stabil™ line of quality, market-proven immunodiagnostic reagent products.

April 16, 2012

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Several eClinicalWorks customers have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for achieving Level 3 Physician Practice Connections®-Patient-Centered Medical Home™ status.

April 16, 2012

WHITEHOUSE STATION N.J. & WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, (NYSE: MRK) and Endocyte Inc. (NASDAQ: ECYT), today announced that they have entered into an agreement to develop and...

April 16, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bolstering confidence in endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), Medtronic Inc. (NYSE:MDT) announced yesterday the two-year results from its U.S. clinical study of the Endurant AAA Stent...

April 16, 2012

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference (ENC) 2012, Bruker introduces the novel AVANCE III HD NMR spectrometer. Thanks to its new digital RF synthesizer, further enhanced receiver electronics, redesigned...

April 16, 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biosensia will be presentingat this year’s AACC Oak Ridge Conference, showing a series of developments for its RapiPlex platform.