Biotechnology News

June 18, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cook Pharmica LLC has received its first approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manufacture commercial product.

June 18, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sistemic Ltd., a provider of microRNA-based problem-solving services and kit-based products to the Cell Therapy community, is moderating a panel on the future of stem cell therapy at BIO 2012.

June 18, 2012

ROCKLAND, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Press Kit Materials are Available at: http://www.tradeshownews.com/...

June 18, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quintiles announced today that it has been named to Computerworld Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT list for the fourth time, coming in at number 26 in this year’s rankings, up from 52 in 2011...

June 18, 2012

NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SDIX (Nasdaq: SDIX) today announced that it will be showcasing progress with its advanced Genomic Antibody TechnologyTM (GATTM) data package this week’s BIO International Convention, one of the largest global...

June 18, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the 112th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) in San Francisco, Bruker announces a new collaboration with the Special Bacteriology Reference Laboratory (SBRL) of the U.S. Centers for...

June 18, 2012

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KineMed and GSK R&D collaboration to identify, optimize and validate novel biomarkers to enable more informed and timely decision-making in drug R&D for muscle wasting, fibrosis and metabolic disease...

June 18, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the 112th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) in San Francisco, Bruker announces a new collaboration with JMI Laboratories in the field of fungal identification by proteomics...

June 18, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--T2 Biosystems announces novel method for endotoxin testing using its T2MR technology. Data will be presented at ASM 2012 June 18, 2012.

June 18, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LipoScience, Inc. today announced publication of a clinical study in the current issue of Atherosclerosis.

June 18, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OmniGuide, Inc., a commercial stage medical device company, today announced that it has appointed Tracy Campbell Accardi as its Chief Technology Officer. Ms. Accardi is a seasoned medical device and diagnostics...

June 18, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, owing to positive overall survival data from the Phase III AFFIRM trial and...

June 18, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--4th WIN Symposium is endorsed by ASCO. Sandra Swain, MD., President of ASCO says: The WIN Consortium meeting reflects the vision and goals of ASCO’s blueprint for transforming cancer research…

June 18, 2012

WATERTOWN, Mass. & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FORMA Therapeutics and TGen Drug Development (TD2) today announced an agreement to jointly develop transformative cancer therapies, leveraging the synergistic capabilities of both...

June 18, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XenoPort, Inc. (Nasdaq:XNPT) announced today the appointment of Ernest Mario, Ph.D., to its board of directors. Dr. Mario has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including previously held...

June 18, 2012

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For Non-US, Non-UK & Non-Canadian Media Only Findings published in Circulation demonstrate that Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) is associated with a substantially shorter interruption of oral...

June 18, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Selventa™, a biomarker discovery company that enables personalized healthcare, announced today that the Company has publicly released its Biological Expression Language (BEL) and the associated BEL Framework as...

June 18, 2012

QUINCY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Myriant Corporation announced today it closed a $25 million private bond placement for the construction of its flagship commercial bio-succinic acid plant located in Lake Providence, Louisiana. The placement...

June 18, 2012

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that Alex Kelly, senior vice president, Investor Relations, is scheduled to present at the Wells Fargo Securities...

June 18, 2012

AUCKLAND, New Zealand--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Innate Immunotherapeutics announced positive interim data from the company’s Phase 1/2 clinical trial of MIS416 in patients with chronic progressive multiple sclerosis (MS).

June 18, 2012

SASKATOON, Canada--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AdeTherapeutics, Inc., a world leader in developing products that reduce adhesion complications related to surgery, today announced the company is attracting world renowned physicians for its clinical execution...

June 18, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Strong downward pressures on both selling prices and procedure volumes will keep the European spinal implant market from growing as strongly as it otherwise would.

June 18, 2012

MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Biosciences launched a new and unique solution to detect genetic modifications associated with DNA regulation and damage using the PacBio® RS High Resolution Genetic Analyzer.

June 18, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advaxis will present at BIO

June 18, 2012

PLEASANTON, Calif. & ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IntegenX announced the opening of its Washington, D.C.-area office to support the company’s work with federal agencies as they prepare to launch the RapidHIT™ Human DNA Identification...

June 18, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a randomized study in relapsed aggressive lymphoma, the two-year overall survival rate was 91% for ZEVALIN plus high dose chemotherapy (Z-BEAM) vs. 62% for BEAM chemotherapy alone (p= 0.03).

June 18, 2012

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biotechnology Information Organization (BIO): WHAT: “Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Industry Development 2012” demonstrates that the U.S. bioscience industry added jobs from 2001 to 2010, despite losses in both the overall U.S....

June 18, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (“ImmunoCellular” or the “Company”)(NYSE MKT: IMUC), a clinical stage biotechnology company that is focused on developing new immune-based products to treat and diagnose cancer,...

June 18, 2012

COPENHAGEN, Denmark & MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zealand Pharma A/S and Protagonist Therapeutics have teamed to discover and develop novel disulfide rich peptides (DRPs) with potential to improved therapeutics in non-disclosed...

June 18, 2012

OXFORD, England & MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oxford Immunotec raises $28m to accelerate commercial sales map

June 18, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN) announced today that the company has filed an additional patent infringement suit against Complete Genomics, Inc. Illumina is seeking all available remedies, including injunctive relief. The new...

June 18, 2012

HAZELWOOD, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mallinckrodt, the Pharmaceuticals business of Covidien (NYSE: COV), today announced that it has entered into a co-promotion agreement with Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) to promote DUEXIS® (ibuprofen and...

June 18, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will host a special China Day program the 2012 BIO International Convention.

June 18, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hessen, Germany will be featured as a leading business location for the life science industry at the BIO International Convention, June 18-21, 2012 in Boston, MA

June 18, 2012

FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO), the world leader in serving science, extended its leading FT-IR spectrometry platform by introducing the first research-grade FT-IR system designed for simple one-...

June 18, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EvaluatePharma's report, "Surveying Tomorrow’s BioPharma Landscape: The NASDAQ Biotech Index Up Close," provides insights about pharmaceutical pipeline development and consensus sales estimates.

June 18, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV), a developer of groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI), today announced that Frank Reynolds, InVivo Therapeutics Chief Executive...

June 18, 2012

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MindChild Medical, Inc. today announced appointment of Thomas Garite, M.D. to the Clinical Advisory Board (CAB) for its MERIDIAN non-invasive fetal heart monitor. The CAB will meet periodically to assess the...

June 18, 2012

GREIFSWALD, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Braun Beteiligungs GmbH (BBG) has acquired a stake in Enzymicals AG. The participation agreement was signed on 8th ofJune 2012. This growth financing will further expand the collaboration of Enzymicals AG,...

June 18, 2012

BAGNEUX, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: DBV Technologies (Paris:DBV) (Euronext: DBV - ISIN: FR0010417345), creator of Viaskin®, a new standard in the treatment of allergy, announced today that AP-HP (Assistance Public - Hôpitaux de...

June 18, 2012

BAGNEUX, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: DBV Technologies (Paris:DBV) (Euronext: DBV – ISIN: FR0010417345), creator of Viaskin®, a new standard in the treatment of allergy, announced today the presentation for the first time of the...

June 18, 2012

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Further deepening its investment in China, Quintiles announces a new Quintiles regional headquarters for China in Shanghai and expansion of its lab testing capabilities in China.

June 17, 2012

CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Data Show Majority of Patients with aHUS Experienced Systemic Multi-Organ Complications Prior to Treatment

June 17, 2012

LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The oral presentation will be held on June 17th 2012 by Prof. Dr. Hervé Dombret, Hospital Saint Louis, Paris (France) at the 17th Annual Meeting of European Hematology Association (EHA) in Amsterdam (The Netherlands...

June 16, 2012

LARKSPUR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioCision to preview new CoolBox XT for extended ice-free cooling (up to 18 hours) at the American Society for Microbiology General Meeting.

June 15, 2012

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June 15, 2012

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June 15, 2012

CANOGA PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One Lambda, Inc. (OLI) announced that it has forged a partnership with CellTrend GmbH, Luckenwalde, Germany, to advance its outreach to the global transplant community. This new alliance is part of a supply...