Biotechnology News

June 9, 2012

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amylin will be presenting data at the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions.

June 9, 2012

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amylin will be presenting data at the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions.

June 9, 2012

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amylin will be presenting data at the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions.

June 8, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Perjeta™ (pertuzumab). Perjeta is approved in...

June 8, 2012

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Best Cyclotron Systems unveils five new cyclotrons at the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) Annual Meeting June 9–12, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.

June 8, 2012

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) announced today that it will present at the following conferences: William Blair Growth Stock ConferenceTuesday, June 12th, 2012, at 2:10 p.m. Central Daylight TimeFour Seasons...

June 8, 2012

ZURICH & GRENOBLE, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leaders from the medtech industry gathered last week for the fourth annual EuroMedtech™ partnering conference held in Grenoble, France, May 31–June 1, 2012 at the Convention Center of the WTC...

June 8, 2012

RIO DE JANEIRO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cryopraxis® shows highest safety level in cord blood collection and manipulation

June 8, 2012

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Association of Alabama is a statewide organization representing Alabama’s bio related industries, research scientists, clinicians and business professionals who are working together to foster, develop and...

June 8, 2012

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lundbeck is proud to support the first Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy (PAME) conference taking place at the Hilton Orrington in Evanston, IL, a suburb of Chicago, June 21-24, 2012. The conference will...

June 8, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) today issued the following statement regarding the extension by GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) of its unsolicited tender offer to acquire all the outstanding common shares of...

June 8, 2012

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blaze Bioscience Raises $5.0 million in Series A Financing

June 8, 2012

LEIDEN, Netherlands & AARHUS, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CLC bio announces the completion and implementation of a specialized antibody engineering and selection module for Crucell, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson &...

June 8, 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/...

June 8, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Allenex: (STO:ALNX) The transplantation unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami, FL, USA has entered into a research project with the Allenex group company AbSorber. The project...

June 7, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev. & WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NasdaqGS: SPPI) (Spectrum) and Allos Therapeutics, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ALTH) (Allos) today announced that Spectrum has provided an additional extension of the...

June 7, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC) will host an Investor Day for institutional investors and research analysts on Thursday, June 21, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET in New York, New York. The meeting will...

June 7, 2012

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dataworks Development announces a new release of its Freezerworks sample management and freezer inventory software program.

June 7, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H&Q Healthcare Investors announced that it has scheduled its annual meeting of shareholders for Monday, June 11, 2012, at 9:00 a.m., with a record date of April 30, 2012. The meeting will be held at the offices of the...

June 7, 2012

NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) today announced that it has awarded $500,000 through its Biotech Investment Award (BIA) program to Modulation Therapeutics. Since the inception of this MMRF program...

June 7, 2012

FLEMINGTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arno Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: ARNI) announced today that its investigational compound known as AR-42 has been granted orphan-drug designation by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for the treatment of...

June 7, 2012

DUBLIN, Ohio & ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navidea Biopharmaceuticals today opened its new business and commercialization facility in Andover, Mass. with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Mass. Governor Deval Patrick and other...

June 7, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas workers compensation plan adopts guideline for exclusive use of STAR ankle total ankle replacement.

June 7, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A coalition of farm, renewable energy, and bioproduct organizations wrote to Senate Agriculture Committee leaders to express strong support for the Farm Bill and its energy title.

June 7, 2012

HAWTHORNE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proteonomix, Inc. (OTCBB: PROT), a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics based upon human cells and their derivatives, announces the oral presentation by Chief Scientific Officer Ian McNiece,...

June 7, 2012

OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: DiaGenic ASA [OSL:DIAG] (OSE:DIAG) today announced that the first patient with MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment) was examined with [18F] Flutemetamol PET imaging at University of Lund Sweden in the...

June 7, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genocea Biosciences announced today the publication of a new study characterizing two protein antigens that may hold utility in the design of novel vaccines for Chlamydia trachomatis. The research, led by...

June 7, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced the recipients of its latest Thought Leader award: Dr. Jens Frisvad and the Center for Microbial Biotechnology in the Department of Systems Biology at the...

June 7, 2012

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioMimetic shareholders voted in favor of all proposals identified in the Proxy Statement at the Company's annual meeting of stockholders.

June 7, 2012

MISGAV, Israel & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medgenics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MDGN and AIM: MEDU, MEDG), the developer of the novel Biopump™ technology for the sustained production and delivery of therapeutic proteins in patients using their...

June 7, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The majority of physicians surveyed by BioTrends report high satisfaction ratings for their patients' responses to their current UAL therapies

June 7, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the appointment of Néstor A. Molfino, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer.

June 7, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than three quarters of switches to Gilenya in recently treated patients in the third quarter of 2011 came from patients who had previously taken an interferon-beta or Teva’s Copaxone.

June 7, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Epizyme is participating at the Structure-Based Drug Design Conference, CEO Biotech Conference, the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research's Summer Symposium and BIO International Convention.

June 7, 2012

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CRI Lifetree presented two research posters at the 52nd Annual NCDEU Meeting.

June 7, 2012

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galectin Therapeutics will host a symposium on galectin science and therapeutic applications September 17-19, 2012, in Boston, MA.

June 7, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OvaScience™, a fertility company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new treatments for infertility, announced today that Michelle Dipp, M.D., Ph.D., chief executive officer of...

June 7, 2012

TAMPA, Fla. & MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The NCI presented mantle cell lymphoma study results at ASCO showing that vaccination with BiovaxID active immunotherapy resulted in significant overall survival and time-to-next treatment benefits...

June 7, 2012

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--David Barshis named CEO of Vigilant Biosciences, developing "rinse and spit" test for oral cancer.

June 7, 2012

SAINT-PREX, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ferring Pharmaceuticals, a global, specialty biopharmaceuticals company, has donated $10 million to support research at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California.

June 7, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PerkinElmer creates new Center of Excellence for personalized health.

June 7, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that it has completed enrollment in its Phase I trial with ALN-TTR02, an RNAi therapeutic targeting the...

June 7, 2012

HAZELWOOD, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mallinckrodt LLC, the Pharmaceuticals business of Covidien (NYSE: COV), today announced that it has entered into a co-promotion agreement with Zogenix Inc. (NASDAQ: ZGNX) for SUMAVEL® DosePro® (sumatriptan...

June 7, 2012

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the appointment of Charles F. Wagner, Jr. as its Executive Vice President (EVP) and new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective on or about June 30, 2012....

June 7, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advaxis completes enrollment for mid dose cohort of CIN study