Biotechnology News

Mon, 2014-02-03 18:01

TORRANCE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, today announced the acquisition of UK based Cool...

Mon, 2014-02-03 18:01

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Philadelphia-based startup Optofluidics is proud to announce that their flagship product, the “NanoTweezer”, is a finalist for a PRISM Award. Known as the “Oscars of Photonics” the PRISM Awards is an international...

Mon, 2014-02-03 18:01

SAN DIEGO & VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sophiris Bio to Present at the 2014 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

Mon, 2014-02-03 18:01

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE: STJ), a global medical device company, will hold its 2014 Annual Investor Meeting on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time in New York City. A live webcast...

Mon, 2014-02-03 18:01

RAMSEY, N.J. & NORCROSS, Ga. & MARIETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ADMA Biologics, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMA), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, and intends to market specialty plasma-based biologics for the...

Mon, 2014-02-03 18:01

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA) today announced the appointment of Timothy D. Ocain, Ph.D. as Senior Vice President, New Product Strategy and Development. Dr. Ocain has over 25 years’ experience...

Mon, 2014-02-03 18:01

WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARCA biopharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABIO), a biopharmaceutical company developing genetically-targeted therapies for cardiovascular diseases, today announced that it intends to offer and sell common stock and...

Mon, 2014-02-03 18:01

GAITHERSBURG, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlycoMimetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLYC) today announced that Rachel King, Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the 16th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 1:30 p.m....

Mon, 2014-02-03 18:01

DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alkermes plc (NASDAQ: ALKS) announced today that it will webcast a live fireside chat, featuring Richard Pops, at the 16th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. EST (1:00...

Mon, 2014-02-03 15:00

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced that it will disclose its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The Company will then host a...

Mon, 2014-02-03 15:00

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bioTheranostics, Inc., introduced the bioT3 Metastatic Cancer Solution, a suite of genomic-based tests that provide personalized diagnostic information and therapeutic guidance for metastatic cancer.

Mon, 2014-02-03 15:00

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Taiwan-based Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry (IBMI) recently awarded its Symbol of National Quality (SNQ) certification to Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), a leading global nutrition company, recognizing three...

Mon, 2014-02-03 15:00

STRASBOURG, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Transgene SA (Paris:TNG) (NYSE-Euronext: TNG) today announced its financial reporting dates for 2014: March 26, 2014:   2013 Fiscal Year Results   April 22, 2014: First Quarter 2014 Financial...

Mon, 2014-02-03 15:00

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boston Biomedical Associates, a leading clinical research organization, partnered with Benvenue Medical Inc. to help them receive FDA clearance of the KIVA 510(k).

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Source BioScience plc (‘Source BioScience’ or 'the Company') Source BioScience has expanded its market leading DNA sequencing service in Ireland with the official opening of its new laboratory in Tramore, County Waterford...

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Definiens, the global leader in image analysis for digital pathology and diagnostics announced today the signing of an agreement with Clarient Diagnostic Services, Inc.

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Critical Diagnostics announced today that results of a Massachusetts General Hospital biomarker-guided therapy study of chronic heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction followed over a 10-month...

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TECFIDERA® (Dimethyl Fumarate) Approved in the European Union as a First-Line Oral Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RBCC: 3D Bioprinting Tech Ushers in Future of Medicine

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck today announced the regulatory approval and launch of GRASTEK® (Timothy grass pollen allergen extract) sublingual tablets in Canada. This represents the first approval of GRASTEK for Merck.

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OvaScience to Present at Upcoming Conferences

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sorin Group purchases cardiac surgery cannulae manufacturing activities from its supplier Bioengineering Laboratories S.p.A. (“BEL”) located in Cantù (Como), Italy.

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) today announced that on February 1, 2014, it completed its acquisition of the entirety of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s interests in the companies’ diabetes alliance. The acquisition gives...

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) has been chosen by PathoGenetix, Inc. as the design and manufacturing partner for their RESOLUTION™ Microbial Genotyping System. PathoGenetix, is a developer of an automated system...

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:02

NEW YORK & PETACH TIKVAH, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BrainStorm Receives US Notice of Allowance for its Key Stem Cell Technology Patent

Mon, 2014-02-03 09:00

IRVINGTON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MELA Sciences, Inc. announces the filing of its Form 8-K pertaining to the $12.45 Million Private Placement announce on Friday, January 31, 2014.

Mon, 2014-02-03 09:00

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted its partner GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK) Breakthrough Therapy designation for Promacta®/...

Mon, 2014-02-03 09:00

LANGHORNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alliqua's CEO, Dave Johnson, outlines the company's accomplishments including product portfolio expansion, building out its commercial footprint, capital formation and other corporate developments.

Mon, 2014-02-03 09:00

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Supernus Announces Publication of Phase III Study (PROSPER) Results on Oxtellar XR®

Mon, 2014-02-03 09:00

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emergent BioSolutions will webcast its presentations at the RBC and Cowen investor conferences.

Mon, 2014-02-03 09:00

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ignyta, Inc. (OTCQB:RXDX), an oncology precision medicine biotechnology company, announced today that Matthew Onaitis has been appointed to the newly created role of General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Onaitis was...

Mon, 2014-02-03 09:00

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ:CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced that President and CEO Steven A. Kriegsman and Vice President of Business Development...

Mon, 2014-02-03 09:00

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Herbalife Announces Offering of $1 Billion of Convertible Notes

Mon, 2014-02-03 09:00

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) today announced that Chief Executive Officer, Gary S. Jacob, Ph.D., will present an overview of the company at two February investment conferences being held at the Waldorf...

Mon, 2014-02-03 06:00

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NextPharma is pleased to announce that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed a successful inspection of NextPharma’s centre of excellence for hormonal drug development and manufacturing in Waltrop,...

Mon, 2014-02-03 06:00

OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: The board of directors of DiaGenic ASA (the "Company") (OSE:DIAG) hereby convenes an extraordinary general meeting. Time: 25 February 2014 at 10:00 hours (CET) Place: Sjølyst plass 2, 0278 Oslo,...

Mon, 2014-02-03 06:00

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Completes Previously Announced Sale of Global Diabetes Business to AstraZeneca

Fri, 2014-01-31 20:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) will report its fourth quarter and 2013 full year financial results on February 6, 2014, after close of market.

Fri, 2014-01-31 19:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) today announced that Michael M. Morrissey, Ph.D., the company’s president and chief executive officer, will present at the following two investor conferences in February:...

Fri, 2014-01-31 12:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The healthcare industry is experiencing a shift toward patient-focused care, and clinical trials are no exception.

Fri, 2014-01-31 12:00

NORWELL, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frank Menzler is new Executive Vice President & General Manager of Hocoma USA

Fri, 2014-01-31 12:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AGTC, a clinical stage biotechnology company developing gene therapies for the treatment of rare eye diseases, today announced the appointment of Larry Bullock as Chief Financial Officer.

Fri, 2014-01-31 12:00

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CytRx Corporation (Nasdaq: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering. CytRx is offering...

Fri, 2014-01-31 12:00

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA) today announced results from the PEARL-II, PEARL-III, PEARL-IV and TURQUOISE-II studies. These studies are the remaining four phase 3 studies of the six phase 3...