Biotechnology News

August 23, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advantage Capital Partners invests $7.2 million in New Markets Development program funds to 3DR laboratories, an advanced visualization lab providing 3D imaging services to hospitals creating 15 jobs.

August 23, 2012

ERLANGEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cerbomed GmbH: transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation for pain relief

August 23, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advaxis to present at SITC annual meeting

August 23, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals to Discuss Business Strategy at Southern California Investor Conference - Despite misleading reports, Spectrum has not reduced prices for FUSILEV, which continues to grow.

August 23, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Predictive Biosciences, an innovative developer of molecular diagnostic tests, today announced the publication of a prospective, multicenter study of the Company’s CertNDx™ Bladder Cancer Assay for Hematuria...

August 23, 2012

LIVINGSTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Columbia Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) announced today that Frank Condella, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2012 Healthcare Conference. The presentation is scheduled...

August 22, 2012

ARLINGTON, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wright Medical Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WMGI) (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its offering (the “Offering”) of $260 million principal amount of cash convertible senior notes due 2017 (the “Notes”)....

August 22, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kips Bay Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:KIPS) along with Manny Villafaña, its Founder, Chairman and CEO, announced today that its U.S. feasibility trial (eMESH I) of the eSVS Mesh has commenced in Bern, Switzerland and...

August 22, 2012

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced today that it will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 11, at 2:00 p.m. (CT) or 3:00 p.m. (ET). The live webcast of...

August 22, 2012

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aerpio Therapeutics hosted a symposium on the Tie2 pathway, gathering experts from around the world to speak on translational science for a variety of disease indications.

August 22, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Press Kit Materials are Available at: http://www....

August 22, 2012

REYKJAVIK, Iceland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--deCODE Genetics reported in the journal Nature that a father’s age, not a mother’s, is the single largest contributor to the passing of hereditary mutations to offspring.

August 22, 2012

WASHINGTON & MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Through company presentations and partnering opportunities available at the 2012 BIO India event, held September 12-13 in Mumbai, attendees will discuss potential collaborations and deals.

August 22, 2012

WASHINGTON & CARLSBAD, Calif. & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First SciBX Innovation in Drug Discovery & Development Summit at BioPharm America™ 2012 to result in white paper “Roadmap” on Macrocycles and Constrained Peptides—Challenges and...

August 22, 2012

SAN MARINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August Shareholder Update highlights progress in both biofuels and Phase 1 clinical trials

August 22, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature four breakout tracks with 24 sessions, designed to keep you on the cutting edge of...

August 22, 2012

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Design Concepts, an award-winning innovation and product design firm, welcomes Bill Dorr to the position of director of industrial design.

August 22, 2012

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transgenomic, Inc. (OTCBB: TBIO) today announced it has been awarded a $100,000 Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR) Phase I Grant by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center For Advancing...

August 22, 2012

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck KGaA Acquires Cell Culture Media Specialist Biochrom AG, completing EMD Millipore’s portfolio of media and buffers used in biopharmaceutical production

August 22, 2012

PARAMUS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proteonomix, Inc. (OTCBB: PROT), a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics based upon the use of human cells and their derivatives, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive worldwide...

August 22, 2012

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PHT Corporation announced that President and CEO Philip Lee and Vice President of Marketing and Product Management Sheila Rocchio are finalists for prestigious MassTLC awards.

August 22, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the 12-month post-hospital acute coronary syndrome market will initially contract...

August 22, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While 50% of pharmaceutical companies’ market research teams do not track return-on-investment (ROI), a significant percentage leverages this measurement to justify expenses and win resources.

August 22, 2012

LIONVILLE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--West Pharmaceutical India Packaging Private Ltd, an indirect subsidiary of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., will start construction of a new compression molding facility located in Sri City, India.

August 22, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United States gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy market will grow moderately through 2016, largely driven by an aging population and greater screening for colorectal cancer (CRC)

August 22, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, and collaborators at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in the Netherlands announced today that they have published new...

August 22, 2012

LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Benson Smith, Chairman, President and CEO, Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), is scheduled to speak at the Stifel Nicolaus 2012 Healthcare Conference at The Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, on Wednesday...

August 22, 2012

COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The hematology journal BLOOD published today a full-length article describing final Phase 2 data for Symphogen’s rozrolimupab, a novel human recombinant mixture of 25 antibodies which all are manufactured...

August 21, 2012

AUDUBON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading spinal implant manufacturer, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Sales were $96.0 million, an 18.6% increase from the second quarter...

August 21, 2012

TARRYTOWN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: EpiCept Corporation (Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Exchange and OTCQX: EPCT) announced today that Jack Talley has resigned as President and CEO of the Company and as a member of the Board of Directors...

August 21, 2012

ZUG, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PSI-CRO heartily congratulates the Alchemia team on their success in the “Ride to Conquer Cancer’ which took place in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend of August 18-19. PSI is currently providing clinical...

August 21, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (OTC/BB: NVIV), a developer of groundbreaking technologies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries (SCI) and neurotrauma conditions, today announced that CEO Frank Reynolds...

August 21, 2012

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RareCyte Inc., a Seattle-based life science company, closed the second tranche of its funding led by Telegraph Hill Partners (THP). Founded in 2009, RareCyte is focused on the development of the AccuCyteTM System, a rare...

August 21, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Truven Health Analytics defines best practices for unlocking the analytical value of ICD-10 disease classification system

August 21, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluidigm (NASDAQ: FLDM) announced that it has closed the previously announced underwritten public offering of 4,209,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $14.25 per share.

August 21, 2012

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inc. Magazine Names Clinipace Worldwide to its 2012 Inc. 500 List for Third Consecutive Year. Clinipace ranked 260th, moving up 19 spots from 2011.

August 21, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fidelis Diagnostics Enters Workers Compensation Market with “Gold Standard” Diagnostic Testing Solutions

August 21, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that coverage of injectable type 2 diabetes therapies by public programs for...

August 21, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTrends Research Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds that in the United States and Europe there is strong physician desire for new therapies...

August 21, 2012

BEDMINSTER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for rare gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

August 21, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iRounds, a physician-owned provider of mobile and web platforms for patient care communication in a secure and HIPAA compliant format, selected Online Tech as their trusted hosting business associate. Online...

August 21, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the action date by three months for the New Drug Application (NDA) for tofacitinib, an investigational oral treatment...

August 21, 2012

MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held, clinical-stage biotechnology company developing drugs to treat diabetes, metabolic disease and cardiovascular disease, announced today that it has initiated dosing...

August 21, 2012

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenSpera adds VP, Finance

August 21, 2012

SÃO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Systagenix, a global leader in wound management, launches two new advanced wound care products in Brazil - SILVERCEL® NON-ADHERENT and ADAPTIC® DIGIT.

August 21, 2012

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New ways to improve stroke diagnostics are needed. Gordon Conference poster shows benefits of using Oxygen Bio's Oxycyte in conjunction with MRI to identify penumbra.

August 21, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DARA BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: DARA), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of oncology treatment and supportive care products, announced today the appointment of ...