Biotechnology News

Tue, 2013-11-26 17:01

REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evogene announced today the closing of its previously announced initial public offering in the United States

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

WILLOW GROVE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NMS Labs Statement on Yohe Decision – Right to Confrontation

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

REGENSBURG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transcatheter Technologies reports 30-day follow-up results for pilot study of its ‘truly repositionable’ Trinity TAVI system

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boston Strategics Corporation, an integrated research and development biotechnology company, Boston, MA, today announced a new drug development partnership with FUJIFILM Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (FPHU), Boston, MA, a...

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & NOIDA, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services company today announced that it has been recognized as a “Leader” and “Star Performer” category in life sciences IT outsourcing by leading...

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calgary Scientific announced updates to ResolutionMD™ that will be showcased for the first time at RSNA at booth 5509. ResolutionMD is an enterprise-wide image and report viewing solution.

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved NOXAFIL® (posaconazole) 100 mg delayed-release tablet

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluxion announced the presentation of the first pilot study results from Stanford Univ. aimed at isolating circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients...

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

NASHUA, N.H. & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iCAD, Inc. announced that the Company will showcase its suite of computer-aided detection (CAD) and advanced imaging solutions at the RSNA 99th Annual Meeting on December 1-6 in Chicago.

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative treatments that address unmet medical needs in neurological and related central nervous system disorders, today announced...

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sun Diagnostics, LLC welcomes Dr. Kwok Yeung, PhD. as Chief Executive Officer.

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) today announced that company management will discuss Cubist’s business activities and financial outlook at the NASDAQ OMX 30th Investor Conference in December 2013....

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS) will participate in the 2013 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Animal Health Summit on Monday, December 16, at the Bank of America Conference Center in Boston, MA.

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

CHELSEA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Civitas Therapeutics, President and CEO, Glenn Batchelder, will present a corporate update at the 25th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conf and the Oppenheimer & Co. 24th Annual Healthcare Conf

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

LEIDEN, The Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOKÉ and RainDance Technologies announced an agreement allowing BIOKÉ to distribute RainDrop™ Digital PCR Systems in The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany, effective October 28, 2013.

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (OTC Markets: LBIO) announced that Chief Financial Officer Michael Handelman will present at the 6th Annual LD MICRO Conference on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Pacific. The...

Tue, 2013-11-26 13:00

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) announced today that executive management will participate in the 2013 Deutsche Bank BioFEST conference being held December 2-3, 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, MA. On Monday...

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AB SCIEX Launches CE Marked IVD-MS™ Analyzer for Hospitals and Diagnostic Laboratories in Europe

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Collaboration with UAB will evaluate RIGS Monoclonal Antibody Targeting technology in an imaging clinical trial of patients for metastasis of colorectal cancer to the liver.

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrowhead Research Corporation will present at the 25th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, December 4 at 1:30 p.m. EST at the New York Palace Hotel

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

JENA, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--eZono AG receives CE certification for new portable ultrasound system with magnetic needle guidance technology for regional anesthesia and intensive care applications

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has received approval from the European Commission (EC) for its pending acquisition of Life Technologies...

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) announced today the appointment of A.B. Cruz III as executive vice president and general counsel responsible for managing all legal matters involving securities, corporate,...

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

EWING, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATRS) today announced the issuance of U.S. Patent 8,579,865. This new patent is related to a previously issued U.S. patent 8,480,631, and includes additional claims that describe...

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSTM), focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells, announced that the Company will present at upcoming scientific and investor...

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended October 31, 2013.

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia & QUEBEC CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biotech company ImStar Therapeutics announced today the selection of its lead drug candidate for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncoSec Medical to present at the 6th Annual LD Micro Conference

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kineta's novel autoimmune drug candidate begins phase 1B human clinical trials; psoriatic arthritis, multiple sclerosis, RA and lupus among potential future development options

Tue, 2013-11-26 09:00

LONDON & WORCESTER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--London, UK and Worcester, MA USA: Agalimmune Ltd, a biopharmaceutical company, has been created to develop innovative immunotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer, with a focus on solid tumours....

Tue, 2013-11-26 04:00

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EMA grants faldaprevir accelerated assessment for the treatment of hepatitis C. The application is based on a comprehensive clinical development programme including STARTVerso data from AASLD

Tue, 2013-11-26 03:00

BUSAN, South Korea & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SillaJen, Inc., a privately-held biotherapeutics and contract research company focused on the development of targeted biological products for cancer, announced today that it had executed a...

Mon, 2013-11-25 19:03

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biogen Idec to present at Deutsche Bank BioFEST in Boston

Mon, 2013-11-25 19:03

COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIR), the leading stem cell company focused on developing and marketing products in orthopedic, sports medicine and wound care markets, announced today that C. Randal Mills, Ph.D...

Mon, 2013-11-25 19:03

BEDMINSTER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP) will present at the 2013 Deutsche Bank BioFEST Conference in Boston on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 1:40 p.m. ET. The presentation will be available as a live webcast with...

Mon, 2013-11-25 19:03

MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) today announced that its Lutonix technology center submitted the final module of the pre-market approval (PMA) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support...

Mon, 2013-11-25 19:03

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...

Mon, 2013-11-25 19:03

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. & CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) and ALMAC GROUP Ltd jointly announced today that Genomic Health will exclusively license Almac Group’s technology and intellectual...

Mon, 2013-11-25 19:03

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today announced that management will present a company overview at the 2013 Deutsche Bank BioFEST on Monday, December 2, 2013 at...

Mon, 2013-11-25 15:00

JUPITER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioRestorative Therapies, Inc. ("BRT" or the "Company") (OTCBB: BRTX), a life sciences company focused on adult stem cell-based cellular therapies for various personal medical applications, today announced that...

Mon, 2013-11-25 15:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Robotics Announces Final Schedule for Customer Events, User Group, and Site Visits at ASHP in Orlando

Mon, 2013-11-25 15:00

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AtlantiCare, the largest healthcare provider in southeastern New Jersey, selects MedCurrent OrderRight as its radiology decision support system.

Mon, 2013-11-25 15:00

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For media outside of the US, the UK & Canada only Prevention of ischaemic stroke (a stroke caused by a blood clot)9 is the reason to treat patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) with an anticoagulant...

Mon, 2013-11-25 15:00

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Topera, Inc. to Present at the 25th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Conference

Mon, 2013-11-25 15:00

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company has pledged its support to help the people of the Philippines, including local farmers, who are now working to recover and rebuild from the devastation caused by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan...

Mon, 2013-11-25 11:00

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX), a biotechnology company that develops and markets products in the field of regenerative medicine, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Michael D. West, PhD will present at...

Mon, 2013-11-25 11:00

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acetylon Pharmaceuticals will feature eleven abstracts at ASH 2013, including updates from clinical trials in multiple myeloma (MM) and preclinical work in MM, lymphoma and sickle cell disease.