Biotechnology News

April 25, 2012

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel NNR Therapeutics™, today announced a reduction in force as part of a strategic plan to focus the company’s resources...

April 25, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Drug & device companies are still waiting for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to issue its final ruling on how it will implement the Physician Payments Sunshine Act

April 25, 2012

DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navidea Biopharmaceuticals (NYSE AMEX: NAVB) Announces Participation in Alzheimer’s Disease Scientific Meetings.

April 25, 2012

WOODRIDGE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Online Business Applications has launched a lighter, Web-based version of its IRMS software, IRMS-CE.

April 25, 2012

ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capsule's video series educates healthcare organizations on the key role that medical device integration (MDI) plays in improving healthcare IT. The second video discusses hardware & implementation.

April 25, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new public cord blood collection program at Packard Children's is now enabling new parents to donate their baby's cord blood to an international stem cell transplant registry.

April 25, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metabolix has been awarded two new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) related to the novel and efficient production of biobased polymers and industrial chemicals.

April 25, 2012

GUILFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Defibtech today introduced the TSO-C142a-authorized aviation battery for the Lifeline™ VIEW automated external defibrillator (AED).

April 25, 2012

FORT LEE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recipients of 2012 SAFE-BioPharma Digi Awards named. Recognizes innovative uses of the global SAFE-BioPharma® digital identity and digital signature standard.

April 25, 2012

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX) (TASE: BLRX), a biopharmaceutical development company, announced today that an Issue Notification has been received from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granting 1,787...

April 25, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SLXP) and Progenics Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PGNX) today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date...

April 25, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New online data library features hundreds of compelling charts and tables covering all aspects of the clinical research industry.

April 25, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While the market for dental implants in Australia, Japan and South Korea will grow at a steady rate through 2016, there will be significant variations between the various national markets.

April 25, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advaxis will speak at the World Immunotherapy Online Symposium

April 25, 2012

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GTx, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTXI) today announced that it will host a conference call and webcast to provide a corporate update and discuss the Company's first quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, May 8 at 9:00 a.m....

April 25, 2012

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seapine/Forrester webinar focuses on how successful organizations are increasing their investment in requirements as part of their product development strategy. Register at...

April 25, 2012

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With its innovative and simple-to-use insulin delivery device, the V-Go™, Valeritas knows the importance of easy-to-use delivery mechanisms. Its CRM system is no exception. The medical technology company...

April 25, 2012

HAWTHORNE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) today presented data showing that the increase in walking speed demonstrated by people with multiple sclerosis (MS) who responded to treatment with AMPYRA® during three-...

April 25, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After the recently announced union of DENTSPLY Friadent and Astra Tech Dental into the new company DENTSPLY Implants, DENTSPLY Implants North America announces its first product release with the expansion of the...

April 25, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) today announced that its first quarter 2012 financial results will be released on Monday, May 7, 2012. BioCryst will host a conference call and webcast at...

April 25, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) today introduced BaseSpace Apps, a dedicated applications store for BaseSpace, the Company’s genomics cloud computing platform. Informatics solutions available through BaseSpace Apps will...

April 25, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (“KYTHERA”) and Bayer today announced the successful completion of two pivotal European Phase III clinical trials with ATX-101, an injectable drug for the reduction of unwanted fat...

April 25, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. First Quarter Highlights Adjusted earnings per share...

April 25, 2012

FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SGI (NASDAQ:SGI): Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA. — April 24, 2012 through April 26, 2012 Who: SGI (NASDAQ:SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing When: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Where: Seaport...

April 25, 2012

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RBCC: Link Between Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Could Greatly Increase Market for New Therapies

April 25, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization announced today its selection of Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) as a Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

April 25, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization announced today its selection of Representative Jack Kingston (R-GA) as a Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

April 25, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization announced today its selection of Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI) as a Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

April 25, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization announced today its selection of Representative Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) as a Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

April 25, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization announced today its selection of Senator Michael Enzi (R-WY) as a Legislator of the Year.

April 25, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization selected Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) as a Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

April 25, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Paris:IPN) (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced the official opening of its new commercial headquarters in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. This is an important step forward for Ipsen in the United...

April 24, 2012

LIVINGSTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Columbia Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) will hold a conference call on May 4, 2012, to discuss financial results of the three-month period ended March 31, 2012. Frank Condella, president and chief executive...

April 24, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAG) today announced it will report unaudited consolidated financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 after the U.S. financial markets close on Tuesday, May 1,...

April 24, 2012

FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SGI (NASDAQ:SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing, today announced that researchers in the compute-intensive field of biotechnology research are continuing to make breakthrough progress with their...

April 24, 2012

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced today that it will present at Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. 37th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 9:20 a.m. ET. The live webcast of...

April 24, 2012

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) announced today that it plans to release its first quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 before the market opens. Bruker expects to report first quarter 2012...

April 24, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Dyax will host a webcast and conference call at 5:00 p.m. (ET) today to review financial results and...

April 24, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, and provided recent highlights. ”We continue to see quarter-to-quarter progress in BENLYSTA sales...

April 24, 2012

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clovis Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLVS) will announce its first quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, before the open of the U.S. financial markets. Clovis’ senior management will host a conference...

April 24, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genzyme reports today additional data from the Phase III CARE-MS II trial.

April 24, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCBB: CBIS) a pioneering U.S. biotech company developing pharmaceutical cannabis (marijuana) products, is providing an update and summary of our goals and product line...

April 24, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Becker & Associates Consulting, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of six new expert members and affiliates to the BECKER CONSULTING team.

April 24, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: At the Annual General Meeting of Precise Biometrics (STO:PREC), which was held today on Tuesday April 24, it was resolved to authorize the board to increase the company's share capital by way of new...

April 24, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medtronic, Inc. is one of America’s best corporate citizens, according to the rankings recently released by Corporate Responsibility magazine. Medtronic made the top 50 list, moving up 16 spots from its 66th ranking...

April 24, 2012

TRENTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioNJ’s inaugural Life Science HR Conference on May 14 at the Hilton East Brunswick features Sessions on Creating a Culture of Compliance and Innovation and Some of the Best Kept Secrets in NJ.

April 24, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pathway Genomics Adds Prominent Bioinformatics Experts to Scientific Advisory Board

April 24, 2012

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carolina Liquid Chemistries announces the market launch of the CLC 720, the most technologically advanced chemistry analyzer to hit the market since the 1990s.

April 24, 2012

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gateway for Cancer Research supports Phase 1 clinical study at the MD Anderson Cancer Center to use a newly designed, nanotechnology-enhanced curcumin compound in cancer patients.