Biotechnology News

Wed, 2014-01-22 19:01

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXEL) today announced that it plans to offer, subject to market and other conditions, 10,000,000 shares of its common stock in an overnight underwritten public offering. The...

Wed, 2014-01-22 19:01

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 2013 patient-driven eData systems innovator PHT Corporation increased bookings by 39% over 2012 as 25+ pharma and biotech companies selected the PHT eCOA System for 60+ clinical trials and studies.

Wed, 2014-01-22 19:01

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A pair of life sciences and healthcare lawyers with prominent reputations in government and regulatory investigations have joined the global legal practice of Norton Rose Fulbright’s US member firm as partners....

Wed, 2014-01-22 16:00

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EOS imaging announces 61% revenue surge in 2013 to €15.2 million. The Company released its consolidated revenue for the full year and fourth quarter of 2013.

Wed, 2014-01-22 16:00

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: NURO), a medical device company focused on the treatment and management of the neurological complications of diabetes, has been featured in several media outlets that...

Wed, 2014-01-22 16:00

PLAINSBORO, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Giants of Cancer Care program, presented by OncLive, announced today that 10 new members have joined their Advisory Panel, the judiciary body for the premier awards program. These additions bring the total...

Wed, 2014-01-22 16:00

SHIRLEY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Regent announces expanded promotional campaign for Injectafer (ferric carboxymaltose injection) in the United States.

Wed, 2014-01-22 13:00

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Innovative biopharmaceutical companies and their corporate foundations are making significant contributions to U.S. science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education through a broad range of local, state and...

Wed, 2014-01-22 13:00

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IfPA cautions state lawmakers of potential consequences of substituting biological medicines without notifying the prescribing doctors.

Wed, 2014-01-22 13:00

BANGALORE, India & PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biocon Ltd., (BIOCON.BO), Asia’s premier biotechnology company, and Advaxis, Inc., (NASDAQ: ADXS), a leader in developing the next generation of cancer immunotherapies, announced today that...

Wed, 2014-01-22 13:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Taking minimally invasive treatment to a new level, a bioresorbable drug-eluting scaffold appears to be effective in opening blocked blood vessels in the legs and pelvis, suggest six-month results of the ESPRIT...

Wed, 2014-01-22 13:00

ROANOKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Luna announces the sale of its shape-sensing technology for medical applications to Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 9 a.m. ET to discuss the fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial and operational results. The...

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology (OTC:ACTC) today announced that Gary Rabin will leave the Chief Executive Officer position, effective immediately. The board has appointed the Company’s CFO and Executive Vice...

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioFlorida announces Business Wire partnership that gives access to a patented news content network for digital press releases; partnership includes a custom health science and technology news feed.

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 study with ALN-AT3, a subcutaneously administered RNAi therapeutic targeting...

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SurModics announced today that it will host a live webcast of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday, February 4, at 4:00 p.m. CT.

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDRA), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing a novel therapeutic approach for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and genetically defined forms of B-cell...

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

IRVINGTON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MELA Sciences reports its third Clinical Meeting melanoma study results and shares presentation posters for Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference held in HI Jan 17 -22, 2014.

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RBCC Explores New Contacts in Personalized Medicine and Drug Delivery

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIVO) today: reported first quarter net sales of $44.8 million, a decrease of 1% from the same period of the prior fiscal year; reported first quarter operating income of $11.6...

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Expanding its industry-leading vessel and tissue sealing portfolio, Covidien received U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance for the LigaSure™ Maryland jaw open/laparoscopic sealer/divider.

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

DAVIS, Calif. & JALNA, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, and Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Co. Ltd...

Wed, 2014-01-22 10:00

TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compugen to Present Predictive Methodology for Discovery of Novel Immune Checkpoints at the Washington BioLeaders Forum

Wed, 2014-01-22 04:00

OSLO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: The Board of DiaGenic ASA ("DiaGenic" or the "Company", ticker "DIAG")(OSE:DIAG) has resolved to propose that the Company carries out a new share issue of NOK 50 million, by way of a rights issue with...

Wed, 2014-01-22 04:00

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced new governance in the United States, following its recently announced decision to launch Somatuline® for oncology indications. Marc de Garidel will...

Tue, 2014-01-21 19:01

FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cordis Corporation today announced three-year clinical outcomes from the STROLL Trial at the Abstracts and Late Breaking Clinical Trials session at the 26th Annual International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy...

Tue, 2014-01-21 19:01

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peripheral artery disease (PAD) sufferers maintain improved quality of life – including being able to walk farther – three years after being treated with stents to open up their blocked leg arteries, according...

Tue, 2014-01-21 19:01

JUPITER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Somahlution, Inc. today announced that it will exhibit at the Silver Anniversary Annual Meeting for the Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) to be held in Orlando, Florida, January 25-29, 2014. At STS 2014, under...

Tue, 2014-01-21 18:01

LAKEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Terumo BCT is now the exclusive distributor in Australia and New Zealand of the THERAKOS® UVAR XTS® Photopheresis System (XTS) and the THERAKOS® CELLEX® Photopheresis System (Cellex).

Tue, 2014-01-21 15:00

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iBIO today announced the election of Andy Hull of Takeda Pharmaceuticals as chairman of the iBIO Board of Directors, and Linda Friedman of Astellas US LLC, as chairperson of the iBIO Institute.

Tue, 2014-01-21 15:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kolltan Pharmaceuticals today announced treatment of the first cancer patient with Kolltan’s lead drug candidate, KTN3379, as part of a Phase 1 clinical study.

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

SAN ANTONIO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cancer Care Centers of South Texas (CCCST), united in healing with The US Oncology Network, is pleased to announce that Roger Lyons, M.D., F.A.C.P., has been named a 2013 Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brooks Life Science Systems, a division of Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq:BRKS), has introduced its next-generation of automated systems for sample and biological storage.

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

WEST HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoViricides, Inc., a global leader in broad-spectrum antiviral nanomedicines, announces that it has raised $20 Million in a Registered Direct Offering.

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the role of social media rapidly expanding, nearly half of pharmaceutical manufacturers are now actively using this channel to engage with patients on healthcare-related topics, according to a new report...

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerebain Biotech Corp. (“Cerebain” or “the Company”), a subsidiary of Discount Dental Materials, Inc. (OTCBB: DDOO), announced today that it has engaged John Ballard to represent the Company in The People’s Republic of...

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

UTRECHT, The Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The HUB Foundation for Organoid Technology announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with STEMCELL Technologies Inc. for the manufacturing and worldwide distribution of cell culture media...

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agenus Inc. (Nasdaq: AGEN), a biotechnology company developing novel immune system activating treatments for cancers and infectious diseases, announced that Phase 2 results of Prophage G-200 vaccine in recurrent...

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluxion released the IsoFlux Rare Cell Enrichment (Streptavidin) Kit for circulating tumor cell (CTC) isolation. The kit enables targeted cell capture using familiar streptavidin-biotin chemistry.

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) will host its sixth annual "BioScience Day at the Capitol" on January 23. The event will feature U.S. Senator Mark Udall providing a federal policy update.

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) today announced it will exit its OneShot™ Renal Denervation program. This voluntary action is primarily in response to slower than expected development of the renal denervation market....

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

CAMBRIDGE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Abcam plc, a global leader in the supply of innovative protein research tools, has announced that it will open a new office in February 2014, in Shanghai, China.

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:00

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Certara’s Geoff Tucker, VP of translational sciences and co-founder of Simcyp™ and head of its consultancy, has been named president-elect of the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics.

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:00

FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vivaldi Biosciences Inc. signed a CRADA with NIAID for preclinical development of a live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) against influenza H7N9, a strain with pandemic potential.

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:00

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SurModics announced today that it will host a live webcast of its first quarter 2014 conference call on January 30 and will issue an earnings news release after the market closes that afternoon.

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:00

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pharmaceutical and life sciences companies around the world now have a new tool, the Transparency Accelerator™, at their disposal to achieve global transparency in their interactions with healthcare professionals and...