Biotechnology News

June 19, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oncomatrix, National Jewish Health and Case Western Reserve University join forces to attack invasive tumors

June 19, 2012

MISGAV, Israel & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medgenics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MDGN and AIM: MEDU, MEDG), the developer of a novel Biopump™ technology for the sustained production and delivery of therapeutic proteins in patients using their own...

June 19, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Maxim Health Systems (MHS) is now a certified distributor of the Citi Flu CareSM card, an innovative health care payment solution. The Citi Flu Care card can be used in convenient locations for flu vaccinations at more...

June 19, 2012

DENVER & SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corgenix Medical Corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, Corgenix, Inc., has entered into a contract agreement with diaDexus, Inc. to manufacture and supply the PLAC® Test ELISA product...

June 19, 2012

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Survey findings released today by Octagon show that global life sciences companies continue to confront major hurdles in their mission-critical enterprise document management

June 19, 2012

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Theorem Clinical Research has launched its new look and tagline, “Think Theorem.”

June 19, 2012

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExecuPharm has recently expanded its locations to include Europe and Latin America.

June 19, 2012

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Angiochem will present at the 2012 Barriers of the CNS Gordon Research Conference, June 20, 2012 in New London, NH

June 19, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bluebird bio, a leader in the development of innovative gene therapies for severe genetic disorders, announced today that both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA)...

June 19, 2012

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Samuel Broder was appointed Senior Scientific and Clinical Strategist for Xcovery. Dr. Broder previously served as Director of the National Cancer Institute.

June 19, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nearly two-thirds of surveyed physicians have seen an increase in the HCV patients they manage over the past year

June 19, 2012

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bioTheranostics expands its PRÉCIS(SM) Precision Medicine biomarker profiles for non-small cell lung and colorectal cancer.

June 19, 2012

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Increases in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening will drive sales in the European gastrointestinal endoscopy market, helping this market reach a value of $1 billion by 2016.

June 19, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zalicus successfully completed a Phase 1 SAD clinical study with Z944, a novel, oral, T-type calcium channel blocker and will advance into a Phase 1 MAD study in 3Q 2012.

June 19, 2012

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPAX) announced today that it has received notice from The NASDAQ Stock Market indicating that BioSante has regained compliance with the minimum bid price requirement...

June 19, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Industry Development report released today at the 2012 BIO International Convention signals significant job growth in the bioscience sector over the past decade, indicating the importance...

June 19, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Asuragen Grants Armored RNA Technology License to BD

June 19, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (“ImmunoCellular” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: IMUC), a clinical stage biotechnology company that is focused on developing new immune-based products to treat and diagnose cancer,...

June 19, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FDA Policies Erode Minnesota MedTech Industry, Leaders Likely to Move Jobs, Invest Overseas, according to an industry study

June 19, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A global perspective on the latest biotechnology developments shaping nations around the world—and the creation of global collaborations for biotech advancements.

June 19, 2012

WASHINGTON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 4th Annual Scientific American Worldview Report and Scorecard - the most comprehensive country-by-country analysis of biotechnology - reveals the parameters essential for building a successful...

June 19, 2012

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biotechnology Information Organization (BIO): WHAT: “Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Industry Development 2012” demonstrates that the U.S. bioscience industry added jobs from 2001 to 2010, despite losses in both the overall U.S....

June 19, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization will unveil report findings on the role of Intellectual Property Rights in encouraging upstream R&D and downstream commercialization in biotech.

June 19, 2012

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The leading driver behind Cancer Research Technology's purchase of the Access™ workstation was an overall reduction in compound consumption.

June 19, 2012

OXFORD & NEWCASTLE, England & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--e-Therapeutics plc (AIM: ETX) announces the start of the first clinical trial evaluating its compound ETS2101 as a treatment for cancer. The phase I trial is enrolling patients...

June 19, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIO thanks Rep. Marcy Kaptur for introducing a bill to reauthorize and provide significant mandatory funding for Farm Bill Energy Title programs

June 19, 2012

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OFFICIAL CANADA CAFÉ OPENING - BIO 2012 Details: Canadian Premiers and Provincial Ministers will join corporate leaders from Canada’s biotechnology industry brings an 800-person strong delegation to Boston. Canadian dignitaries...

June 19, 2012

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioAdvance today announced commitments of $2.4 million to seven new life science companies, two academic technologies and seven current portfolio companies during its fiscal year ending June 30, 2012.

June 19, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Agriculture Energy Coalition thanks Rep. Marcy Kaptur for introducing legislation to reauthorize and fund Farm Bill Energy Programs

June 18, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. National and International BioGENEius Challenges are competitions for high school students who demonstrate an exemplary understanding of biotechnology through science research projects.

June 18, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO), www.neurometrix.com, today said it will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m., Eastern Time on June 20, 2012 to...

June 18, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that it has received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its New Drug Application (NDA) for tafamidis meglumine. The Agency is...

June 18, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIO congratulates Elevance Renewable Sciences and Codexis on receiving Presidential Green Chemistry Awards today.

June 18, 2012

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) announced today that its Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for elvitegravir, an integrase inhibitor for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in treatment-experienced...

June 18, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affymetrix Inc., (NASDAQ:AFFX) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other considerations, $105 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured Convertible Senior Notes due 2019. The...

June 18, 2012

BEDMINSTER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutics for rare gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders, today reported that three abstracts related to...

June 18, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDXS) today announced it has been awarded the annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the development of an efficient...

June 18, 2012

WASHINGTON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Examine the future of innovation and key drivers for growth of the global industry and highlight perspectives on how countries can invest, invent and innovate to dominate the future of biotechnology.

June 18, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A global perspective on the latest biotechnology developments shaping nations around the world—and the creation of global collaborations for biotech advancements.

June 18, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Montgomery County, Maryland Hosts Press Event at 2012 BIO Intl. Convention Featuring CEOs from MedImmune & HGS; Touts Successes of Nation's ONLY local biotech investment incentive program

June 18, 2012

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE: EBS) announced today that it has entered into a public-private partnership with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), within the Office of the...

June 18, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioAlliance Pharma renforce son équipe de développement avec l’arrivée du Dr Louis Kayitalire, au poste de Directeur Recherche et Développement

June 18, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Small- to medium-sized biotechnology companies are bringing innovation to global health by addressing orphan diseases.

June 18, 2012

HORSHAM, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cmed Clinical Services showcases new in-house drug development consulting, regulatory and Medical Affairs group at DIA 2012

June 18, 2012

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This BIO Buzz Center event will feature Dr. Catherine Woteki, USDA's Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics - U.S. Department of Agriculture.

June 18, 2012

EWING, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkley Life Sciences, LLC, a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, today announced the release of new insurance created to address attempts to hold pharmaceutical and medical device companies liable because...

June 18, 2012

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, MiniVax, Inc. (MiniVax), a company specializing in the development of treatments for opportunistic fungal and bacterial infections, announced Dr. Bruce Beutler as the most recent addition to its Scientific...

June 18, 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/...

June 18, 2012

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Press Kit Materials are Available at: http://www....