Biotechnology News

Wed, 2014-03-19 13:02

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mirna Therapeutics (Mirna), a private, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of microRNA-based oncology therapeutics, today announced Casi DeYoung has joined the company as chief...

Wed, 2014-03-19 13:02

VANCOUVER, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CytoDyn Inc. (OTCQB: CYDY), a biotechnology company focused on the development of new therapies for combating infection with immune deficiency viruses, announced today that the Company will host a live...

Wed, 2014-03-19 09:02

NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New technologies to produce vaccines more safely, quickly and economically than traditional approaches are featured at the New Vaccines 2014: How New Science is Shaping Regulatory and Business Decisions...

Wed, 2014-03-19 09:02

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact Sciences’ DeeP-C study results published in New England Journal of Medicine;
Non-invasive, stool-based DNA test shown to detect 92% of people with colorectal cancer compared to 74% for FIT

Wed, 2014-03-19 09:02

REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evogene Ltd. (NYSE:EVGN)(TASE:EVGN), a leading plant genomics company specializing in enhancing crop productivity for the food, feed and biofuel industries, announced today its financial results for the fourth...

Wed, 2014-03-19 09:02

BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--100 million Euro fund to include up to 15 companies in the pharmaceutical and medical device and diagnostics segments.

Wed, 2014-03-19 09:02

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CTP-499 48 week Phase 2 clinical results in patients with diabetic kidney disease will be presented at the National Kidney Foundation 2014 Spring Clinical Meeting.

Wed, 2014-03-19 09:02

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Daylight Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer of molecular detection and imaging solutions in the mid-infrared, today announced the launch of the world’s first commercially available laser-based infrared microscopy...

Wed, 2014-03-19 09:02

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KineMed, Inc. (www.kinemed.com) announced today that Dr. Patrizia Fanara, Vice President of Neuroscience at KineMed, will give the presentation...

Wed, 2014-03-19 09:02

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mystic Pharmaceuticals appoints Gerald D. Cagle Ph.D. and Grady Rylander M.D. to Ophthalmic Scientific Advisory Board.

Wed, 2014-03-19 05:08

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: BioAlliance Pharma SA (Paris:BIO), an innovative Company dedicated to the development of orphan oncology products, announced major advancements in the licensing strategy of Sitavig® (acyclovir Lauriad®)...

Wed, 2014-03-19 05:08

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shiseido Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:4911) has long focused its research on skin immunity as an important means of maintaining skin’s health, and protecting it from external and internal stressors that can lead to dermatologic...

Wed, 2014-03-19 00:02

RAYNHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medrobotics Corp., a medical robotics company, announced today they received the CE mark for the Flex® System and will initiate a limited commercial launch of the product in select European markets.

Tue, 2014-03-18 19:01

BEDMINSTER, N.J. & RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. & NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AERI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of...

Tue, 2014-03-18 15:02

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halloran Consulting Group, Inc. (Halloran) today announced the recent hiring of Sonna Patel-Raman, Ph.D., formerly with the Food and Drug Administration where she served as Branch Chief. Halloran is a management...

Tue, 2014-03-18 15:02

ZURICH & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EffRx Pharmaceuticals has established a worldwide collaboration with Kadmon Corporation to generate effervescent formulations of certain Kadmon products.

Tue, 2014-03-18 15:02

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioFlorida to host LatAm Life Sciences Conference. The conference will take place Thursday-Friday, March 27-28 at the Sofitel Miami Hotel and Florida International University.

Tue, 2014-03-18 15:02

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext: MKEA, FR0010609263), leader in the optical biopsy market, announced today that three prominent French private clinics are now equipped with Cellvizio and providing...

Tue, 2014-03-18 15:02

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CompanionDx™ Reference Lab (www.companiondxlab.com), a high-complexity CLIA-certified laboratory specializing in pharmacogenomics, cancer...

Tue, 2014-03-18 15:02

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Within the framework of a new collaboration agreement, Trendlines Labs will take part in developing new devices to meet clinical needs identified by doctors at Sheba Medical Center. Trendlines Labs, the in-house...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced the launch of its fourth integrated annual review (www.pfizer.com/annual), which summarizes the company’s...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pharma Two B is enrolling patients for a Phase IIb study of its combination product, P2B001, for the treatment of the early stages of Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: OXBT) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $52 million.

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

GOTHENBURG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ascom signs large service agreement
With an order for a total value of 14.1 million NOK (1.7 million €), Ascom has signed one of its largest service contracts in the Nordic region. The agreement is

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIND will report year-end December 31, 2013 financial results on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Management will host a webcast conference call at 8:30 a.m., ET.

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

BURLINGAME, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Igenica Biotherapeutics, a company focused on the discovery and development of innovative antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer, announced today that the first patient has...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OvaScienceSM, (NASDAQ: OVAS), a global life sciences company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new fertility treatments, announced today that the underwriters of its previously...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) announces that it completed an all-cash transaction to acquire Aubrey Group, Inc., an $8 million revenue business, on March 17, 2014. Aubrey will continue to service its current...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenSpera treats first patients in G-202 glioblastoma Phase II trial.

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CeloNova BioSciences announced FDA approval to start an investigative device exemption (IDE) trial for its novel coronary stent system – the Cobra PzF™ coronary stent system.

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) has initiated a Phase IIa clinical study of IW-3718 in patients suffering from GERD who have not responded adequately to treatment with a PPI.

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Three top executives from Theorem Clinical Research will be on the agenda at the 23rd Annual Partnerships in Clinical Trials in Las Vegas, March 31-April 2.

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After three rounds of live pitching at Talking Stick Resort on March 6th and 7th, Pinnacle Transplant Technologies emerged victorious and was crowned the 2014 Venture Madness Champion. In addition to the prestigious...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

LANCASTER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simulations Plus has signed a distributor agreement for its consulting services with China's Research Institute for Liver Diseases (RILD), a prominent contract research organization based in Shanghai.

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new high-performance centrifuge system, featuring a high-capacity carbon fiber rotor, accelerates bioprocessing with higher volumes to reduce cycle times. Designed to improve productivity and ensure sample safety and...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Myeloma Foundation and the EuroFlow consortium are introducing a new automated, highly sensitive flow cytometry method for detecting minimal residual disease (MRD) in myeloma.

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced new innovations in cell culture and bioprocessing technologies to address the evolving requirements of biologic drug discovery and...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avedro announces receipt of complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) for their riboflavin ophthalmic solution/KXL® System.

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new family of single-use bioreactor controller platforms from technology collaborator Applikon Biotechnology provide the versatility and performance required for both highly configurable cGMP and cost-effective...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New bioreactor controllers for use with Thermo Scientific single-use systems, developed with technology integration collaborator Finesse, offer biopharmaceutical companies the choice, performance and flexibility...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the initial Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date for its review of the Biologics License Application (BLA...

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Karen A. Noonan has joined ACRO in the newly created position of Vice President, Global Regulatory Policy. John Lewis to serve as Senior Vice President, Policy and Public Affairs.

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:02

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veeva Systems files registration statement for proposed follow-on offering.

Tue, 2014-03-18 07:03

ZHANGJIAJIE, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jinchi Biotech Ltd., a biotechnology company based in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, today announced that they intend to list on the National Stock Exchange of Australia, followed by a subsequent secondary...

Tue, 2014-03-18 07:03

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Paris:IPN) (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced positive results from its phase IIa clinical trial assessing Dysport® in the treatment of Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity (NDO) in patients...

Tue, 2014-03-18 07:03

STRASBOURG, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Transgene SA (Paris:TNG) announced today the closing of the acquisition of Jennerex, Inc. by SillaJen. Philippe Archinard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Transgene, said: “We are very...

Mon, 2014-03-17 23:01

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LifeMap Sciences, Inc. announced today the release of MalaCards, Version 1.05. The new release is available at www.malacards.org. MalaCards is a...