Biotechnology News

May 11, 2012

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) announced today that management will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time. The...

May 11, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (OTC/BB: NVIV), announced today the appointment of Jack Harvey as Senior Director of Manufacturing and Celina Chang as Senior Scientist as the Company ramps up preparations for...

May 11, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The international jury under the presidency of Professor Iain Robinson (National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK) awarded on May 7th, 2012, the 10th Endocrine Regulation Prize of the Fondation Ipsen (20.000€) to...

May 11, 2012

COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIR), the leading stem cell company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat medical conditions in inflammatory, cardiovascular, orthopedic, and wound healing...

May 11, 2012

FLEMINGTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arno Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: ARNI) announced today that its investigational compound known as AR-42 has been granted orphan-drug designation by the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Orphan...

May 11, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) today announced the launch of a free smartphone application for the iPhone – HAE Attack Tracker™. This application allows HAE patients to keep detailed records of their disease related...

May 11, 2012

HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aradigm Corporation announces first quarter 2012 financial results.

May 11, 2012

DANVERS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) of Danvers, MA is pleased to announce the development of a new discovery platform for antigen-specific monoclonal antibodies. This novel antibody discovery technology, named...

May 11, 2012

NOKOMIS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RBCC Partner n3D Explores New Business Opportunities at Biomedical Conference

May 11, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cegedim Relationship Management today announced that Laboratorios Rubió Spain has seamlessly implemented Mobile Intelligence for iPad™ as a cloud-based service for its sales force and account managers, including both field...

May 11, 2012

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that the Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has voted to support approval of once-daily oral Truvada® (...

May 10, 2012

WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accellent Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Accellent Holdings Corp., announced today that it will release first quarter 2012 results on Monday May 14, 2012 and will hold its quarterly conference call to...

May 10, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (OTCQB: ILIU) today announced financial and operational results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Total revenue for the three months ended March 31, 2012 was $678,000, compared...

May 10, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) announced today that Michael M. Morrissey, Ph.D., the company’s president and chief executive officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care...

May 10, 2012

NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SDIX (Nasdaq: SDIX), a leading provider of biotechnology-based products and services for a broad range of life science, biotechnology, diagnostic and food safety applications, today reported financial results for...

May 10, 2012

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDXS), a developer of cost-advantaged processes for the production of biofuels, bio-based chemicals, and pharmaceutical intermediates, today announced financial results for the first...

May 10, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC) announced today its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. “Our Phase 3 trials of tavaborole in onychomycosis are progressing well, with retention and...

May 10, 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alkermes plc (NASDAQ: ALKS) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. BST) on Thursday, May 17, 2012, to discuss the company’s financial results for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. Management will also...

May 10, 2012

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Q1 Product Revenue Up 28%; Q1 Total Revenue Up 26% Compared to Q1 2011.

May 10, 2012

PESEUX, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pulmonx, an emerging leader in interventional pulmonology, announced today that the European Respiratory Journal has published the results of the Chartis Multi-Centre study. The study is the first to combine...

May 10, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lake Region Medical Announces Increased Cardiovascular and Peripheral R&D Investment Leading into EuroPCR 2012 Conference

May 10, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metabolon, Inc., a diagnostics and services company offering the industry’s leading biochemical profiling technology, announced today that in collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU),...

May 10, 2012

NEWTOWN, Pa. & PENNINGTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Onconova advanced the oral formulation of rigosertib (Estybon®, ON 01910.Na), an anti-cancer agent with demonstrated activity in solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, into a new Phase II...

May 10, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four Ohio high school seniors awarded BioOhio STEM Scholarship ($1,250). Scholars will pursue bioscience-related degrees in Ohio.

May 10, 2012

GALWAY, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aerogen has been honored at the 15th Annual Allergy and Asthma day in Capitol Hill, Washington with an Innovation Technology Award.

May 10, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference

May 10, 2012

HUDDINGE, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Medivir AB (OMX: MVIR), a research-based specialty pharmaceutical company focused on infectious diseases, today held their AGM. Election of the board of directors and auditor The annual general...

May 10, 2012

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOTRONIK has received FDA approval of its new Lumax 740 implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices (CRT-Ds).

May 10, 2012

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) today announced that interim results from an investigator-sponsored phase II clinical trial of ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) in patients with relapsed cutaneous T-cell...

May 10, 2012

KALAMAZOO, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axonia Medical, an early stage company pioneering a revolutionary approach to repair and restore damaged peripheral and central nervous systems, announced today that the company has closed on $2.0 million in...

May 10, 2012

CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) today announced that Dr. Leonard Bell, Chief Executive Officer of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care...

May 10, 2012

BEVERLY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc., and its subsidiary American Renal Holdings Inc. announced results today for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Financial and operating highlights include: Revenues –...

May 10, 2012

DUSSELDORF, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The bioeconomy goes global – agenda for 5th European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology announced.

May 10, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FDA approval and commercial launch of Sorin Group’s new portfolio of pacing, defibrillation and left ventricular with multiple sizes and features to enable physicians to match their implant preference

May 10, 2012

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) today announced the publication of data demonstrating that SYMBICORT Inhalation Aerosol 320/9 µg twice daily had a safety profile similar to budesonide pressurized metered-dose inhaler (...

May 10, 2012

HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) today announced that the Company will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference on Wednesday, May 16, at 10:40 a.m. PT. The conference will...

May 10, 2012

CHALFONT ST GILES, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare completes acquisition of Xcellerex, a leading provider of single-use technologies for the production of biopharmaceuticals

May 10, 2012

LAKEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Terumo BCT announced plans to invest in its existing U.S. manufacturing operations at its global headquarters and to build a new manufacturing facility in Vietnam.

May 10, 2012

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aerpio Therapeutics adds ophthalmic expert, Dr. Adrienne Graves, to its Board of Directors. The Company is focused on advancing innovative therapies for the treatment of diabetic eye disease and IBD.

May 10, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (OTCBB: TNXP) (“TONIX” or the “Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing therapies for challenging disorders of the central nervous system (“CNS”), including...

May 10, 2012

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in oncology, today reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012, and provided a business update. “We are delighted...

May 10, 2012

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The new Allenex, as a pure transplantation company, is presenting at Avanza Bank stock market day. ”Now that our new Allenex in its new role as a pure transplantation company has reported its first quarterly operating...

May 10, 2012

EMERYVILLE, Calif. & COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Omicia has initiated an early access program for its individual genome interpretation product; Leroy Hood and Paul Flicek join Scientific Advisory Board

May 10, 2012

CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB: ISCO) www.internationalstemcell.com today announced that the Company has...

May 10, 2012

EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medical oncologists have positive patient treatment experiences with Yervoy and Zelboraf.

May 10, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced that it will webcast its presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference in Las Vegas. Harvey J. Berger, M.D., chairman...

May 10, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NasdaqGS: SPPI) (Spectrum) and Allos Therapeutics, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ALTH) (Allos) today announced that, on May 9, 2012, each had received from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) a...

May 10, 2012

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synageva BioPharma Corp. (“Synageva”) (NASDAQ:GEVA), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic products for rare disorders, will present at the upcoming Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012...